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Published:Thursday | February 2, 2017 | 3:06 PM
File A costume being modelled at the recent Bacchanal Fete and Band Launch, held at Mas Camp.
Ken Boothe
Charly Black
Contributed Chris Gayle celebrates with Jamaica Tallawahs fans.
File Bounty Killer


Fri, Feb 3

St Andrew

Hard Wine, the Ultimate Soca Experience, is at Mas Camp.

NK Deli and Salsa Society of Jamaica present Pre-Game Fridays, 2-4-1 Happy Hour at New Kingston Conference Centre (upstairs New Kingston Business Centre). Free salsa classes at 6 p.m. Latin dancing continues until 10 p.m. Music by DJ Drizzy Dre & DJ Chan. Tel: 754-8714.

Jackpot Sports Bar presents Come Drink with Me at 42 Giltress St, Rollington Town, Kgn 2. Every Fri and Sat, reduced prices on all drinks, lots of giveaways and free tokens to play slots.

Fishy-Garnett and Short Boss present Birthday Cook-Out at 14 Denver Cresc, Maverley, Kgn 20. Menu: barbecued chicken, fried chicken, pork, steamed fish, sweet and sour chicken, with side orders rice and peas, bammy, festival, potato salad, pasta, and pumpkin rice. Tickets: $1,000. Call 473-7256 or 561-3674 for details.


Wed, Feb 8

Reggae Wednesday is at Mandela Park, Half-Way Tree.


Sat, Feb 11


Bare As You Dare, Skimpy Edition, Short Shorts vs Short Skirts, is at Steve Madden Plaza, 173 Orange St. Music by Alonzo Hawk, Road Shella Unit, and DJ Unknown Mainframe. Photographs by Bokeh Photography. Prizes for the shortest shorts and skirts. Giveaways every hour.

St Andrew

Shanique presents Big Money Popping Any Weh Me Go at Ninth Street, Greenwich Town, Kgn 13. Music by Presto Mix and Classic Team. Guest selector Squeeze Eye. Pictures by Domz.

Scuddy and Lisa present Destiny at Edward Lane, off Shortwood Road. Food and refreshment on sale.

St Elizabeth

Chucku and Angie present Seduction, Fully Loaded, at Watchwell Square. Music by Bass Odyssey. Giveaways include tablets and Victoria’s Secret products.

St James

Print Out Gaza Unruly vs Gully Vendetta is at Pier 1, Montego Bay. DJ Tippy from MoBay plays Vybz Kartel and Popcaan, Gemini Negril plays Mavado, Alkaline. MCs Blaze, Krazy Dawg.

Sun, Feb 12


The Grounation series, focusing on mento, is at the Institute of Jamaica lecture hall, East St. Every Sun in February.

St Andrew

Red Rose for Gregory is at the Constant Spring Golf Club, Constant Spring Rd. Featuring Atlantic Starr, Gem Myers, Karen Smith, Patricia Edwards, Robert Minott, Yvad, Christopher Martin, Ikaya, D’Major, Kaydeno and Steven 'Cat' Coore of Third World Band. (REBESS..)

Tues, Feb 14


St Catherine

Valentine Music Festival is at Sligoville, Jame’s Mount, G’s residence. Featuring Mamma’s Boy, Kenneth Culture, Abajonai Kushites, Super Blacks, Filantro Lavah, Ornella, Chicken Hawk, Small Voice, Ras Zacharri, Jah Mike, and Congo Billy, Empress Reggae, Don Sheriff, DJ Banks, Ashley, Sacratchylus, and Sobraato. Music by Sound Topics. Backing Band: Ruff Cut. Adm: $500.

Chocolate Fusion, a Valentine's Day party, is at Club Pure, Lemars Plaza, Christiana. Music by Stone Love, Superphonic, Pink Panther, Stunt and Mighty, and DJ Nile. Free chocolate and roses for the first 50 ladies. Adm: Reg $500, VIP $1,000 mixed drinks inclusive. (SOUNDE ...)

Bad Boss DJ Sherlock presents his Birthday Bash at Paris Ville Night Club, Willow Gate Plaza, Mandeville. Featuring Charly Black and Terminal DG from Canada. Admission: $300. (CHARLY ...)

St James

Outrage 5.0 is at Aguasol, MoBay. Featuring Bounty Killer, Demarco. RDX, Singer J, Teejay, Ricky Teetz, Chulando, Sicq Up, Style X, Clymaxx and more. Also Krazy Dawg, Tippy, Maphead and Johnny Kool. (MAGNUMLIVE ...)

Fri, Feb 24

St Andrew

Music is Life Food Festival is at Luxurious Jerkaz Restaurant and Club, 55 Old Hope Rd. Featuring Kenneth Culture, Abajonai Kushites, Nitty Kutchie, Super Blacks, Filantro Lavah, Ornella, Chicken Hawk, Small Voice, Ras Zacharri, Jah Mike and Congo Billy. Backing bands Ruff Cut, Kasha Roots Band, DJ Banks, Woosh International. Adm: $1,000.

Nick the Cricketer and The Crick Squad present Maxfield Premier League at Clubs Corner, 6 Fitzgerald Ave (off Maxfield Ave). Music by Love Dust, guest selectors Spredy Glory, Oddi Frass and Tommy Diamond. Special guests: Chris Gayle, Nikita Miller, Sadiki Bolt and Damion Jacobs. Giveaways start at midnight for the best dressed.

Sat, Feb 25


Stop The Violence Music Festival is at Nazareth School Ground, Manchester. Featuring: Kenneth Culture, Super Blacks, Filantro Lavah, Ornella, Chicken Hawk, Small Voice, Jah Mike, Congo Billy and others. Adm: adults $500, children $100.

Tues, Feb 28

St Catherine

Marlon, in association with St. John's Wholesale Liquors and Everything Prints, presents Pre-Ash Wednesday Fiesta at Fren and Company Lawn, 134 Brunswick Ave., Spanish Town. Music by Denny Hype, Team Wire, DJ Ice Kid, DJ Pepes. Part charity event.

Sat, March 4

St Andrew

Bloodstain Entertainment and RME Musiq present GOOD LIFE, 10th anniversary, black and white edition, at D'Clubhouse, Temple Hall. Adm: $500.

St Catherine

Krazy Kris of Kool 97 FM presents Reasons, a night of endless love songs, at Jewels International resorts, Portmore, at 8 p.m. Music by Krazy Kris, Senor Daley, Welton Irie. Admission: presold $800, $1,000 at the gate.

St Elizabeth

Bulla and Karen present Full Black at Peter's Lawn, New River. Music by the Mighty King Sound, featuring Big Pun, DJ Vibez, Fire Finger, Don Squad, DJ Fresh, Traxxx Hype, and Little Wicked.

Sat, March 11

Vinnette presents Short Shorts Invasion at Chillspot (across from STETHS). Music by Traxx Hype, Big Pun, DJ Vibes, and DJ Chucky. Featuring Crystal the Magnum dancer. Phone card giveaways every hour.

Fri, April 14

The National Parent-Teacher's Association of Jamaica presents it's 10th anniversary Cuba Excursion, going to Santiago de Cuba for four days and three nights. Cost: single US$800, double US$745, triple US$730, children under 12 years old sharing in double US$638. Cost includes airfare, accommodation, transportation, and tour. Contact 612-5707, and 564-281

Sat, April 15

St Andrew

Top Dockis Promotions presents Clean to Me Step Anniversary, Posh Lifestyle, at Little Copa, Eight Miles, Bull Bay. Music by World Boom, Chris Dymond and Calico. $50,000 cash giveaway, and $50,000 in cash prize giveaway for raffle. Adm: $300 early bird, $400 midseason, $500 at the gate, VIP $2,000. (KELLY ...)

St Mary

Bacchanal Jamaica 2017 Beach Jouvert is at James Bond Beach.

Fri, April 21

St AndrewBacchanal Jamaica 2017 Bacchanal Jouvert and Road March from Mas Camp, National Stadium. (BACCHANAL ...)


Fri, April 28

St Catherine

Krystal Barbie presents her birthday bash, They Hating but They Broke Tho, at Hillside Plaza Roof, Bayside, Portmore. Music by Cute Eye Productions, Bumpy Cash, Ikel Marvlus, Flabba Dabba, and Six Killer. Best dressed male and female wins $10,000 each. Other prizes and surprises