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Icom's Blog – January 2019 Archive (4)

Chutney Brass is now Chutneyland

CHUTNEY BRASS is now Chutneyland. One of Carnival’s mainstays has re-branded itself for the 2019 season. In a release issued to media, its organisers, Randy Glasgow Productions (RGP) said the time had come “when even the biggest and most popular of events must evolve and transition to a higher level. RGP has therefore decided to lay the Chutney Brass Festival to rest and introduce for Carnival 2019 a new and much more dynamic event titled,…

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Added by Icom on January 2, 2019 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Jah Cure added to cast of Tobago Loves Soca

Jamaican reggae love crooner Jah Cure has been added to the cast of entertainers for Tobago Loves Soca, a new three-night event. 

In a release, TLS promoter Randy Glasgow said Jah Cure is as much a staple to Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean’s entertainment circuit as are artists like Machel Montano, Bunji…

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Added by Icom on January 2, 2019 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Soca Dre gives them pressure

ANDRE JEREMIAH SANDIFORD, 20, touched his family and friends when he rapped at his father’s funeral. His passion for music pushed him to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Now, calling himself Soca Dre, he is aiming to make a name for himself in Carnival 2019.

Soca Dre loved to perform as a child. He started singing calypso when he was eight in primary school. With the help of his parents he…

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Added by Icom on January 2, 2019 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Soca Drome Carnival

The Soca Drome may be a central part of Carnival 2019 as the National Carnival Commission (NCC) moves to incorporate the Jean Pierre Complex parade with the mainstream mas.

NCC chairman Winston "Gypsy" Peters shared this detail with Sunday Newsday as he addressed the perennial concern about routes for Carnival bands. Peters said the issue has been a talking point for the NCC for some time but details are…

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Added by Icom on January 2, 2019 at 2:26pm — No Comments

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