'A Starry Night' lured an impressive crowd out on Friday night for its fifth staging. The biennial soirée which is put on by the Lay Persons Initiative of the United Church in Jamaica and Cayman Islands, treated patrons to an out of this world experience while raising funds for the Mount Olivet Boys Home and the Pringle Home.
The J. Wray & Nephew 'Rumble on Jamrock', hosted at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Saturday night was an action-packed, star studded event which lacked nothing. The food-and-drink inclusive event not only showcased some entertaining boxing matches, but there was live entertainment thrown into the mix.
According to Piero Scaruffi in his book, A History of Popular Music, the first Jamaican recording studio opened in 1951 and recorded mento music, a fusion of European and African folk dance music.