Chi Ching Ching to turn tables

Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

TOASTER-CUM-DEEJAY Chi Chi ng Ching said he is currently working on his debut album Turning Tables , which is set for release early this year. Read More

Iba Mahr happy with music festival

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

Organiser of the Sound Di Alarm music festival, Iba Mahr has responded to comments regarding the lengthy delays which threatened the start of the New Year's Eve show at the Dinthill Technical High School in Linstead, St Catherine. Read More

After 12: Ringing in the New Year across the world

Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia.An LED light show illuminates the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, to celebrate the New Year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Read More

Sandz says sorry

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

IN the wake of public outcry following Monday's lengthy traffic delays and gridlock on the Palisadoes strip in east Kingston, organisers of the beach party Sandz — held at 7th Harbour — have issued an apology. Read More

Spice on St Kitts's annual show

Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

SPICE is the one of several headline acts scheduled for the 2018 edition of St Kitts Music Festival, slated for Warner Park Stadium in Basseterre from June 27 to July 1. Read More

Popcaan's sounds prevent alarm

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, January, 2 2018    

FOR those who attended the third staging of Sound Di Alarm, the charity event organised by reggae artiste Iba Mahr, it was a long night. Read More

Shaggy's crime plan

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 2 2018    

SHAGGY feels sincere dialogue with the youths in hotbed inner-city communities could unearth some answers to the crime wave that is sweeping Jamaica. Read More

Praise and laughter at cook-up

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

Patrons received a double treat at the Boxing Day edition of Christmas Comedy Cook-Up. Read More

Pantry, friends tackle Clarendon crime

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

Former Digicel Rising Stars finalist Jodian Pantry, who is now a born-again Christian, will lead a strong cast of performers at today's staging of 'Jodian Pantry & Friends in Tenacity'. Read More

Tinga talks Ninja

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 1 2018    

IN 1988, fledgling Ninjaman collaborated with singer Tinga Stewart on the track Cover Me. The song, a remake of the Percy Sledge's 1967 single of the same name, would give the dancehall deejay his first number one. Read More

Fresh calls for end to violence against kids

Monday, January, 1 2018    

Spanish Town-based dancehall artiste Rollie Fresh is making an impassioned appeal to end violence against children. Read More

Zak attack!

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

British drummer Zak Starkey visited Jamaica in December to conduct recording sessions for a concept album that blends reggae with the blues. Read More

Skygrass does it for the children

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

Electronic reggae group Skygrass is using its talent to help wards at the Maxfield Park Children's Home in St Andrew. The band launched the series Cosmic Rotation in September as a means of offering live acts to venues across Kingston, while donating part proceeds to the... Read More

Defying the odds

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer staff reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 31 2017    

The world of professional dancing is a competitive on, but dancer Paige Fraser is undaunted, despite her challenges. Read More


Sunday, December, 31 2017    

The Jamaica Observer 's Entertainment Desk concludes its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.   Read More


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