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April 2019 — Washington, DC (Acclaim PR) — The summer does NOT officially begin until we say HUSH Weekend!!! That's right, Washington, D.C.'s premiere weekend is back with a bang, celebrating it's 4th anniversary with an awesome line up of events that will span Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26, 2019.

What is shaping up to be the most exciting Tobago Jazz Experience (TJE) is a few days away and the island is abuzz with preparations for the events revolving around the festival of music, culture and cuisine.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. April 15th, 2019 - As the people of Trinidad and Tobago experience a whirlwind of emotion ahead of the return of reggae’s long lost hero, Buju Banton, to the shores of the twin island, there is also a great deal of excitement surrounding the appearance of ORDER- the band led by Trinidad and Tobago reggae artist, Ziggy Rankin.

New York, New York - April 2019 (Irish and Chin) -- Reggae music lovers, selectors, sound systems and sound clash enthusiasts have spoken and after months of voting, Irish and Chin's 2019 Annual World Clash Dubplate Award (WCDA) winners are in! Amidst growing anticipation, Garfield "Chin" Bourne of Irish and Chin announced winners during his popular Sound Chat Radio program last week for the virtual award show, which celebrates artists for their yearly dubplate (customized recordings for DJs often used in sound clashes) contributions to sound system culture during the period of January 2018 - December 2018.

As the Caribbean moves closer to reducing its carbon footprint and joining the world’s agenda by fostering collaborations that work towards utilizing environmentally friendly products, on April 08th 2019 two Caribbean companies ANJO Wholesale and All Eco Caribbean has signed an exclusive distribution agreement which would transform how Antiguans relate to Garbage Bags.

The Dream Carnival Experience


As we prepare to launch our Inaugural Toronto Carnival Presentation – “Where Am I?” – today Wednesday 10th April  at 9 p.m., we invite you to take a sneak peek at one of our sections – Chimera pronounced (ky-mera).  Please take this opportunity to share with your followers.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. April 8th, 2019 - A festival like no other, ever experienced in Trinidad and Tobago; that’s what’s being guaranteed by organisers of the I Am Legend Festival which will be headlined by none other than Grammy Award winning Reggae artist, Buju Banton. High Frequency Entertainment last week announced the addition of rising reggae star, 19-year-old, Koffee.

On Sunday 14th April, 2019 from 6pm, the Central Bank Auditorium will be filled with the sound of authentic Jazz Standards like ‘Misty’ and Caribbean Jazz classics like ‘Fancy Sailor’ performed by some of the preeminent musicians in the country. Curtain Call Consulting presents a one night only concert experience…JUST JAZZ.

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (April 4, 2019) - The world's largest travel site, TripAdvisor, has named Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) the "Best Airline in the Caribbean" and a top "Specialty and Leisure Airline" within the entire North America region. The announcement comes as part of TripAdvisor's 2019 Travelers' Choice Awards results for airline categories, issued April 2, 2019. The results identified travelers' favorite airlines around the globe, with the hallmark of Travelers' Choice award winners being outstanding service, quality and value.

Tobago Jazz Experience 2019 is Here


Honestly, this year’s run of the Tobago Jazz Experience, (TJE) presented by the Tobago Festivals Commission may be the best one to date, with top-draw R&B, jazz, soca and reggae artistes set to perform.

The line-up of international acts features a collective of international, Caribbean and local artistes, each with proven track records and worthy of legendary status. The TJE takes place from April 25-28 with shows at locations across Tobago.

SAINT LUCIA (March 29, 2019) - Bay Gardens Resorts, one of the island's leading groups of locally owned properties, is offering free tickets to the upcoming Saint Lucia Jazz festival as well as up to 50 percent off accommodations.

Sanovnik Destang, Executive Director of Bay Gardens Resorts, recently announced the "Saint Lucia Main Stage Jazz Special", which not only gives guests savings up to 50 percent off accommodations but also free water taxi service to Pigeon Island National Landmark during the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – From a tender age Trinidad-based actor and producer Gregory Pollonais has always had a fascination with the arts in particular the world of film. With a creative mind and determined spirit, he is currently pursuing his passion for film on a professional and international scale.

As a young boy growing up in Venezuela to Trinidadian parents, Gregory was already exposed to a multi-cultural lifestyle and developed an interest, inspiration and comfort in art, music, television and films.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. March 29th, 2019-As excitement builds for what has been the most talked about concert in over a decade, there’s now insight into the layout of the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain, ahead of Buju Banton’s headline performance at the massive venue. “We’re sparing nothing in making sure that this performance and the performances of all the conscious acts we’re presenting, will ultimately be the beginning of a festival event to be experienced annually in the Caribbean,” said event promoter, Glenroy Watson.

Honestly, Bermuda was a place my parents and aunties used to go on vacay. It was always so quiet, so I avoided going on those family trips. Then one day a Bermuda Heroes Weekend promo popped up. “Bermudaful Moments”. I figured why not? So I planned a girls’ trip, and immediately on arrival; it was pace! Party scene from day one was non stop action. Then in the day, it was catching beauty naps on the most perfect beaches in the world.

New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – ‘Dressed Up’, a soon to be launched retail shoppe specializing strictly in dresses, has been generating quite a buzz in several fashion-forward circles as well as on social media. Eagerness for the unveiling on this novel concept has only grown with news of the owner’s aspiration to use the platform to showcase the works of Caribbean designers and to assist victims of domestic abuse.

It is no secret that Canadians have endured an exceptionally harsh winter with temperatures averaging -20 degrees, and it is also no secret that Canadians love to party.  Wren4Life of All Starz Entertainment and Niyah of MYC Entertainment have teamed to take Canadians from the cold with Beachorama on Saturday April 27th, 2019 at Sabina Park!

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. March 21st, 2019-Organisers of the upcoming I Am Legend concert event in Trinidad and Tobago, which will be headlined by reggae hit maker, Buju Banton, are today allaying any concerns raised over online ticket purchases. On Wednesday, March 20th, High Frequency Entertainment’s digital and web management service issued emails to all online ticket customers indicating that the online ticketing system had been upgraded in the interest of security for all online customers.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. March 12th, 2019 - From Superblue to Swappi,Teddyson John, Problem Child, V’ghn, Ricardo Drue, Shurwayne Winchester and Bunji Garlin, Trinidad and Tobago menswear designer, Ecliff Elie kept extremely busy this past carnival season. His stylish suits were strutted across stages at fetes around the country, almost nightly in the past two months ...

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. March 1st, 2019 -- Wondering minds can now rest easy with confirmation today that Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin and Skinny Fabulous’ collaborative 2019 hit single, "Famalay" will officially contend for the Road March title.

Shal Marshall iShal Debuts at #1


One of the Caribbean’s most-recognized voices, Stephenson “Shal” Marshall, now delivers his signature energetic sounds to the global audience, with the release of his debut album, iShal, distributed worldwide by FOX FUSE.

As a top on-air radio personality on Trinidad and Tobago’s premiere radio station, WE-FM, Shal can be heard weekdays helming “The Madder Drive," its prime slot during Trinidad’s equally-famous rush hour traffic.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – The 2019 ‘Gateway to the World’ ultra-premium all-inclusive gave Carnival enthusiasts an extra dose of festival flair en route to the Greatest Show on Earth. Now in its third year, this annual event has truly elevated the standard for premium events in east Trinidad and provided its patrons with an opportunity to celebrate the splendor of the Soca Kingdom in fine style.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Caribbean-styled carnival culture has now grown to state of popularity where it is embraced by millions across the globe and transcends all ages, races, geographical backgrounds and sexual orientations. Nadelle Lewis has been making major strides to ensure that Carnival remains inclusive and accessible to women of various body shapes and sizes via her body-positive #everyBODYplayahmas movement.

St. Croix Style Fashion Week


This is to announce the launch of St. Croix Style Fashion Week “SSFW” which will be held on the beautiful island of St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands April 3-8, 2019, in conjunction with our “6th Annual VI Model of the Year Competition”.  This event will be bringing the fashion world to the shores of St. Croix for “The Ultimate Style Week” and it will be an event like no other.  The Virgin Islands is known for its rich Culture, Food, Music and Art, so it’s only fitting that Fashion is next to make its mark on the big island and throughout the world.  

29 January 2019 – Montego Bay, Jamaica

The music and hospitality pioneer, Chris Blackwell, has been honoured at a star-studded gala ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The founder of Island Records and Island Outpost was acknowledged with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019.

On January 25th, 2019 the first Community Library was formally opened at the Mt. Hope/Mt. Lambert Community Centre.  The project, an initiative of the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) in partnership with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture (MCDCA) and the Arts, is the first of its kind. According to NALIS, through Community Libraries, persons will have access...

Hamilton, Bermuda – 01/28/19

The BHW Ltd. team had a Blast with You!

Without question, this was our most exciting Launch ever for Bermuda Heroes Weekend. From an ultra-lit Happy Hour to that enlightening Panel Discussion, to our lavish Gala, and of course, the amazing display of the costumes we will all be wearing on Parade day; this was a terrific start to our 5-year anniversary celebration!

Piarco, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – After 2 years of successfully bringing the world to Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival, the ultra all-inclusive event ‘Gateway to the World’ returns to satisfy the festival appetites of T&T’s discerning party goers.
With its theme ‘Welcome Home’ the 2019 edition of this all-inclusive affair takes place at the car park of the old Piarco International Airport on Friday 1st February and will deliver an event which is truly worthy and representative of the twin-island republic’s cosmopolitan culture.

The newest and hottest resort in Jamaica, Sandals® Montego Bay, is hosting the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019 on Monday 28th January.

The gala ceremony will be the premier gathering of the Caribbean and North American hospitality industries, with the key players and VIPs from across the two regions scheduled to attend. The evening will also mark the opening leg of the WTA Grand Tour 2019 – an annual search for the finest travel and tourism organisations in the world.

Barbados’ 2018 People’s and Party Monarch Michael “Mikey” Mercer has his eyes set on Trinidad and Tobago’s 2019 Carnival celebrations. After creating quite a stir during the 2018 Cropover festivities with his party anthem ‘Feting Family’ the single entered Trinidad and Tobago without any formal introductions. His recent visit to Trinidad and Tobago was to officially introduce himself and promote the widely received track.

Skinny Fabulous Celebrates Famalay


On January 10th 2019, ‘Famalay’ became the #1 selling song from the Caribbean globally on the iTunes Reggae Top 100 chart. Today, ‘Famalay’ is holding on to the #5 spot which is indicative of the support for the Soca track. While breaking the news on January 10th via his social media channels Skinny addressed the fact that the placement occurred on a Reggae chart by saying...

World touring DJ, Radio & Social Media Personality DJ Ana brings to you her first music production project - The Soca Feels Riddim.

Aptly titled, This riddim takes you through an array of emotions and “feels.” From anticipation and ecstasy, to nostalgia and motivation, DJ Ana teams up with some of the Caribbean’s brightest young stars to invoke these “feels” in each track.

London, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – For many persons, the start of every new year often brings about the desire to create some measure of positive change in their life. This February, The Thrive Experts will once again be helping individuals to transform their lives into ones of abundance, happiness and fulfilment, devoid of self ‘bullying’ with their aptly titled unique 6 week program entitled ‘Slay your inner bully’.

Sparrow's 'Sa Sa Yea' gets 2019 iDRUM update


Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – In an era where the Calypso genre is losing some of its biggest musical icons, a team of musical professionals & enthusiasts hailing from Dominica, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Barbados and North-America is paying homage to the legendary singer, The Mighty Sparrow with an updated 2019 version of the Calypsonian’s 1969 hit ‘Sa Sa Yea’ just in time for the 2019 Carnival season.

Trinbago’s songstress Patrice Roberts is in full preparation mode for her first solo concert ‘Strength Of A Woman.’ The concert which is scheduled to take place Under the Trees at The Normandie Hotel, St. Ann’s, Trinidad on Thursday 28th February 2019 is an opportunity for the artiste to share her journey in an intimate setting.

Here Comes the Parade Of Bands


Hamilton, Bermuda – January 9th, 2019
Many of us often imagine ourselves as kings, queens, and rulers as we parade along the festival road. Antsy, we spend months waiting for the opportunity to transform these visions into reality. Then, just as it seems as though the wait is too prolonged, thankfully, BHW Ltd. announced their 3-day Official Launch from January 18thto 20th. The first event to allow us an in-person glimpse of the royal garb that will adorn our bodies and catapult us into becoming the kings, queens, and soon, rulers of the road we have been craving to be.

New York, NY – VP Records, the world’s largest reggae music company, announces a year-long calendar of activities in celebration of its 40 years in the United States. The year will feature a variety of music and cultural events, products, historical exhibits and experiences, in Jamaica, across the U.S., Toronto, Canada and London, England.

"OHA Fete 2019 - A return to premium"
Over the years, the ladies of the Old Hilarians' Association (OHA) have made every effort to deliver on the promise of crafting a one-of-a-kind experience across all featured elements of the annual Bishop's Fete. This includes a comfortable venue, mouth-watering menu, a choice selection of drinks and the best of music entertainment.

Dollar Notes Music Ltd in collaboration with Producer Trini Baby and Star Wilson Management Agency is pleased to announce the release of a new hit collaboration from Trinidad-based singer/songwriter, Asten Isaac and New #itzabrand Talent Zander entitled, "Miss Lady".

"Miss Lady" is now available on all digital platforms and represents the (3rd #itzabrand) release for 2018- 2019 Carnival from the dynamic team and its diverse roster of unique, talent.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Toronto based events management group Epic Events, gave party-goers a festive reason to brave the chilly Canadian weather at its recent inaugural edition of ‘The Holiday Event’. Even with wintery temperatures, the Epic Events team still managed to receive a positive turnout of loyal patrons who yearned to beat the cold front with a genuine Caribbean-styled food & drink inclusive holiday experience.

One the most successful music charters, Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise (WTJRC), sells out in new record time for 2019. Now going on its sixth year, the five-night cruise helmed and curated by GRAMMY-winning musician Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley is fully booked for next year’s voyage almost one year before the sail date.
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