Posts made in May, 2010

Ky-Mani Marley To Perform At The 14th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival

Posted by on May 4, 2010 in Blog, Jamaican Music, Ky-Mani Marley, Marley | 0 comments

Reggae Musician Ky-Mani Marley To Perform At The 14th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival Basseterre, St. Kitts – Grammy nominee and son of reggae icon Bob Marley, Ky-mani Marley has joined the line-up for this year’s St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on island from June 24-26, 2010. The second youngest child of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ky-mani Marley remains true to his Jamaican culture while incorporating his keenness for all genres of music into his own distinctive sound. Born in 1976, his career in music began in 1997 when he teamed with hip-hop artist Pras of The Fugees and...

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News from the Errol Flynn Marina & Shipyard – Port Antonio

Posted by on May 4, 2010 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Travel, Port Antonio Jamaica, Portland Jamaica | 0 comments

GETTING READY FOR CLIPPER 2010 – The 2009-10 Round the World Clipper Race is scheduled to roll into Port Antonio for the third time on or about Friday, May 21. The ten matched racing yachts will be sailing from Panama to Port Antonio, then on to New York and the final leg to the UK. The ten yacht field includes the “Jamaica Lightning Bolt” which has been holding a comfortable second place as the group crossed the Pacific to California and then to Panama. There will be a significant number of crew changes at Port Antonio and a large gathering of well-wishers always accompanies any port call...

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Port Antonio – The Titchfield Hotel, Part II

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Blog, Jamaican History & Heritage, Port Antonio Jamaica, Portland Jamaica | 0 comments

Port Antonio – The Titchfield Hotel, Part II

Let's go on to Part 2 of the article from The Errol Flynn blog on the Titchfield Hotel. I'm picturing old Port Antonio & how charming it must have been to be a hotel guest in this little spot in paradise! If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ The Titchfield Hotel, Part II by john on Tue 12 Jan 2010 05:14 AM PST The year was 1905. L.D. Baker had his monumental hotel, and pretty much anything else he wanted (that money could buy). These were indeed "the days of salad and sun" for everyone involved. Banana traders were said to light their Havana cigars with $5 bills and...

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Gramps Morgan, Queen Ifrica & Machel Montano win big at Int’l Reggae & World Music Awards

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Blog, Jamaican Music | 0 comments

Gramps Morgan, Machel, Queen Ifrica Tie For Top International Reggae and World Music Awards CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. May 4, 2010: Roy `Gramps` Morgan, soca star Machel Montano and Queen Ifrica on Sunday night emerged as the top winners at the 29th annual International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA), held at York College in Jamaica, Queens. All three entertainers walked away with three awards each. Morgan won for Best Song, Best Crossover Song and Best New Entertainer while soca star, Machel Montano, who clinched won for three of his five nominations, including Entertainer...

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