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Reggae Music

Kingston Designated UNESCO City of Music

The view of Kingston from the inaugural Blue Mountain Music Fesitval

Many a reggae singer and dancehall deejay have long touted that reggae rhythms put Jamaica on the map. This has taken a more literal turn as the island, or rather Kingston, has now been placed on the map of UNESCO’s Creative Cities.

The Bookish Side of Reggae

Proud authors of Reggae texts at the International Reggae Conference 2013

The pool of books about diverse aspects of Jamaican music deepens each year. This expanding bibliography is a critical part of not just documenting scholarship but ensuring the preservation of information about its evolution, the trends and the various elements of the culture.

Nadine Sutherland and Friends bring 'Fabulous' Heat to Redbones

Nadine Sutherland engages at Redbones the Blues Cafe

Kingston: On Friday night, Redbones the Blues Cafe lit up to the sounds of Nadine Sutherland and an impressive cadre of friends.