Bass Odyssey presents Jamaica Sound System Festival 2017 aka SoundFEST at Grizzly's Planation Cove, Priory, St. Ann. This year Bass Odyssey celebrates 28 years. Cost: $1,500 and VIP $3,000.
MJW Final Audition hosted by Miss Jamaica World at Spartan Health Club, 9 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston, Jamaica. 1 PM - 4 PM
Jamaica Poetry Festival - The Feast of Poetree unveils it's 7th annual staging on August 13 at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, 36 Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica. The festival is being presented by SenYAcum Edutainment in Association with JCDC and features local and international acts from USA and Africa. Showtime is at 7 pm featuring Jamaican Poetry With a Global Flavour.
SenYAcum Edutainment, in association with JCDC and Irie FM, presents Jamaica Poetry Festival, at Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, 36 Hope Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Professor Mervyn Morris. Tributes will be paid to Mr Delroy Gordon. Featuring Mutabaruka, Yasus Afari, Asante Amen, Antonia Valarie, Jessica Mbangeni, Dr Clinton Hutton, Ka'Bu Ma'at Kheru, Kimberley Wright, and Kim Gaubault. Tickets: adults $1,000 pre-sold, $1,500 at the gate; children $700 pre-sold, $1,000 at the gate.