NEW YORK CITY, New York May 11, 2020 — Under the theme ‘Saving Lives, Empowering People’ The Caribbean Voice (TCV) is organizing a free, online concert, live on Facebook, on Saturday, May 23, from 6PM to 9PM.
“This concert for hope is aimed at lifting up the spirits of those, locked down at home, in quarantine or struggling with the coronavirus restrictions,” announced a TCV spokesperson.
“As well, in true TCV fashion, this concert will showcase the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Caribbean, and connect the region with its Diaspora.”
The concert will features a cross-section of music genres, including reggae, reggae-fusion, soca, chutney, chutney-soca and R&B. It will also showcase singing, dancing, drumming, comedy and spoken word.
The star-studded lineup comprises:
Ø Guyana’s current chutney monarch, Bunty Singh;
Ø Upcoming Jamaican reggae artiste, Garfield Maclean, aka GMac;
Ø Trinidad and Tobago’s cultural, crossover singer, Anthony Batson;
Ø Philadelphia-based Jamaican-American reggae-fusion performer, Lushy Banton;
Ø West Indies cricketer-turned-music star and motivator, Omari Banks, from Anguilla;
Ø Versatile Guyanese-American group, Rickford Dalgetty and Friends;
Ø The inimitable Roger Hinds, Guyana’s former chutney monarch and soca/calypso star;
Ø Guyana’s singing sensation, Charmaine Blackman;
Ø Florida-based chutney high flyers, Satish Udairam and Natty Ramotar;
Ø MC Drew P, Canada-based chutney star and radio personality;
Ø New York City-based reggae artiste, Pablo G;
Ø Reggae group, Votsee, featuring Jah Dover, out of California;
Ø Golden Om Dharmic Youth Dancers, from Guyana;
Ø Teenaged author and poet, from New York City, Anaya Willabus;
Ø The Buxton Fusion Drummers from Guyana;
Ø The Tarana Dance Troup, from New York City;
Ø US-based Barbadian star, Toni Norville;
Ø Barbadian singing star, Sherridean Skeete;
Ø US-based Guyanese singing star, Terry Gajraj aka Guyana Baboo;
Ø Barbadian-born, New York City-based, seasoned comedian, Robert Sinck Sinckler; and
Ø Chanique Rogers, US-based, Vincentian singer/songwriter and model.
Hosting this entertainment-rich concert are highly-experienced, broadcasters and emcess:
> Imran Ahmad, a radio and TV personality, for over a decade with his popular and highly acclaimed radio and TV show, West Indian Today;
> Aubrey Campbell, a veteran Jamaican-American journalist and broadcaster;
> Narine Dat Sookram, a seasoned, award-winning and multi-platform broadcaster out of Canada; and
Dimple Willabus, a household name, as host and CEO of Rhythm Nation Entertainment.
For further information, to be considered for participation, or to support this unique event, please contact: What’s App — 592-621-6111, 646-461-0574, 868-364-6177, or 772-7123-8308; or email — email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.