February 10, 2009 – Port of Spain, Trinidad - Get ready! The Trinidad and Tobago Carnival calendar will light up this weekend with the Power Family’s annual all-inclusive fete, Soka Shocka IX. The high-energy party will take place at the St. John’s Complex, Wrightson Road on Sunday February 15, 2009 with electrifying performances from bands Kes and Traffik.
This year the seasoned events management company joined forces with the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission’s African Emancipation Committee to produce its ninth edition of Soka Shocka. The party is a favourite amongst the staff, family and friends of the electric company, and will feature a leading cast of performers including Kees Dieffenthaller and Nadia Batson of Kes The Band, and the energetic combinations of Sean Caruth, Edwin “Eddie” Charles and Olatunji Yearwood of the band Traffik. Supporting entertainment will be supplied by newcomers Patch, Pelf, Cassi and RKG and the popular vibrations of the Laventille Rhythm Section. Guest DJ Foreign Bass of New York will also add a foreign flavour alongside resident DJ Daddy Scratch offering the hottest tunes of the season.
Patrons are invited to enjoy the fete, including an all-you-can-eat feast of local cuisine and a premium bar for the ticket price of TTD450.00/USD75/₤60. Tickets are available at all T&TEC offices, PowerGen, TATECO Credit Union, Cleve’s One Stop Shop, Crosby’s Music Centre, Kams Records, all Cache stores and from Committee members. Part of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Charity For Christ and the Rainbow Rescue Foundation. For more information visit http://www.socashocker.com/, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 685-4525, 761-3891, 789-6103 or 318-3061.
WHAT: Soka Shocka IX, ninth edition of an annual all inclusive party experience
WHO: The Power Family in collaboration with the T&TEC African Emancipation Committee
WHEN: Sunday February 15, 2009
WHERE: St. John’s Complex, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain
T&TEC offices, PowerGen, TATECO Credit Union, Cleve’s One Stop Shop, Crosby’s Music Centre, Kams Records, all Cache stores and Committee members