Showing posts from June, 2010

KES the Band - My Girl (2010 Music Video)

Pan Alive 2010......Order of Appearance

1. ST. JAMES TOWN YOUTH CENTRE STEEL ORCHESTRA (Ken Bhagan) Panyard: 375 Bleecker Street,Unit B1 Toronto (Bloor St. E @ Sherbourne)
Phone: 416-515-7884

2. AFROPAN STEELBAND (Earl LaPierre) Panyard: 1 Jefferson Street, Toronto (South of King St W @ Jefferson)
Phone: 416-953-0905

3. METROTONES STEEL ORCHESTRA (Carl James) Panyard: 60 Barbados Drive, Unit 2, Scarb. (McCowen @ Eglinton)
Phone: 647-868-2234

(Cathy Ferreira) Panyard: 51 Stuart Street, Hamilton (Bay St. North @ NacNabb)
Phone: 1-905-296-8312


Blue Devil Mas

If I wasn't already playing pretty mas I would be BLUE........:-)
De Cocoa, you're invited to play Jouvert with the BlueDevilMas Pictures say 1000 words... These say 1 Million

Island Soul at Habourfront

This year's Island Soul at Harbourfront Centre takes place from July 30 - August 2. Check out the link for the entire event schedule which features performances by Lord Nelson, Queen Ifrica and Frankie Paul, head wrapping workshops and pan performances:
Also featured this year is the Best Caribbean Dumpling in Toronto Cook-Off. Make you sure you cast your vote!!!

Best Caribbean Dumplings in Toronto Cook-OffAugust 1, 2010Who makes the best Caribbean Dumplings in Toronto? Your vote counts!Vote online until July 15, and then watch on August 1 as the two top chefs cook-off. In all the different Caribbean incarnations – doubles, festival, bakes, domplin, duff, spinners and sinkers – the ubiquitous boiled or fried dough is delicious!Vote online from a fantastic list, including Caribbean Roti Palace, Drupati’s Doubles and Roti Shop, Lena’s Roti & Doubles, Caribbean Bistro, and The Real Jerk.Vote now for your f…


Sunday June 27th, 2010Toronto, CanadaYour opportunity to be a Tribal Knights Volunteer on Caribana Day is here!Volunteers will assist masqueraders and section leaders and be an essntial part of the team when helping to organize the flow of the entire mas band.Tasks include: sharing food and drinks; holding the line as a marshall; coordinating with other volunteers to make the day a memorable one.Each volunteer will receive a Tribal Knights Volunteer shirt exclusively. Food and drinks will be provided to all volunteers.As advanced notice, Tribal Knights volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, wear sun tan lotion and bring extra water.Volunteering with Tribal Knights on Caribana Day is going to be a memory of a lifetime!TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER in the theatrical production of Dexter Seusahai's Tribal Knights "HOLLYWOOD: Glitz and Glamour" with JW and Blaze, the Power Soca Monarchs and Roadmarch Champions of Trinidad and Tobago's 2010 Carnival please contact a…

2010 Calypso Tents Music Series

Saturday, June 5th – Sunday, July 4thThe 2010Calypso Tents Music Series (CTMS) runs from Saturday, June 5th and Sunday, June 6th for five weekends at two locations in Toronto – Downtown and North York.The 2010 CTMS features two “tents” or cast of singers backed by ‘live’ bands performing newly-composed calypso songs for the Caribana season. The two tents are Kaiso Forum (North York) and The Professionals (Downtown) and these two casts together represent Toronto’s top calypso singers.The ProfessionalsOPENING NIGHT
Saturday, June 5th 8:00 pm
Steel Workers Hall
Sunday, June 6th 4:00 pm
CAW Union Hall
30 Tangiers RoadNORTH YORKThe Professionals
Saturday June 12th 8:00 pm
Steelworkers Hall25 Cecil StreetDOWNTOWNKaiso Forum
Sunday, June 13th 4:00 pm
CAW Union Hall
30 Tangiers RoadNORTH YORKThe ProfessionalsSaturday, June 19th 8:00 pm
Steelworkers Hall25 Cecil StreetDOWNTOWNKaiso Forum
Saturday, June 19th 8:00 pm
St.Paul’s2182 Kipling Ave. N.ETOBICOKEThe …

Kaiso Forum Calypso Tent 2010


Callaloo Boat Cruise


Tribal Knights Appreciation Lime


CHUM Radio buys Toronto's New Flow 93.5 FM from Milestone

CHUM Radio buys Toronto's New Flow 93.5 FM from Milestone - Winnipeg Free Press
TORONTO - CTV-owned CHUM Radio is buying Toronto radio station New Flow 93.5 FM from Milestone Radio Inc. for undisclosed amount.CHUM said Wednesday that FLOW, which launched in February 2001 as Canada's first urban music station, "has established itself in Toronto as a leader in delivering unique urban programming with a focus on discovering and promoting local artists.""Flow has done a great job carving out a niche in the Canadian radio landscape providing unique opportunities to artists, listeners and advertisers," CHUM president Chris Gordon said in a statement."We value the contributions FLOW has made to promote and develop new Canadian artists, and we look forward to working with their team to grow the station and continue to service the community in Toronto."The sale requires regulatory approval.CHUM is a division of CTV Ltd., itself part of the CTVglobemedia fam…

Scotiabank Caribana 2010 VBLOG #2 feat Naomi Cowan - Caribana Confession...

CARN987.COM IS NOW ONLINE - Listen Live!

Some good news from CARN can now listen online!!!
Hello Everyone,CARN's website is now launched and is online. Visit us at: You can now listen online to lots of great music at your leisure. We are still fine tuning the website and online streaming, so please be patient with us while we work towards perfecting the site.
Thank you,
CARN Admin


Barrie Caribfest is looking for Volunteers

The Caribbean festival (Caribfest) 2010 will be held at Centennial Park August 13th, 14th and 15th. Putting together an event such as Caribfest would not be possible without the dedication of many volunteers. We are looking for people to join the volunteer team and come experience the Caribbean as they contribute to the development of the city. We need volunteers in all area of the event’s operation. Volunteering at Caribfest is also a great opportunity to develop your resume, learn new skills and meet new people!

Being a volunteer has many perks such as getting free access to world-known Caribbean artists, complimentary authentic Caribbean cuisine, and a volunteer thank you barbeque after the event. This is also a perfect opportunity for area high school students to get their volunteer hours while gaining a greater appreciation of different cultures and having fun. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the volunteer coordinator, Heidi Hoell, at o…