Day: May 25, 2012

UK EVENT: JAMAICA 50 FESTIVAL

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence in  spectacular style, London’s IndigO2 will play host to the Jamaica 50  Festival with some of the most iconic reggae, ska and dub artists  appearing together on stage during a twelve-day event. Despite being a  small island state, Jamaica’s cultural impact on the world and musical  legacy vastly outweighs its size as the Jamaica 50 line-up testifies. Artists on the bill include Yellow Man, Damian Jr. Gong Marley, Lee Scratch Perry,  Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths []

UK EVENT NEWS: PROUD2 AXE TIM WESTWOOD RAVE

First his BBC 1xtra show is axed and now Proud2 have axed tonight’s Tim Westwood party. They're no Westwood party at Proud2 tonite! And I've been sacked from the day job. How many times get I get fired in a week? — IG: TimWestwoodTV (@TimWestwood) May 25, 2012 Fired from 1Xtra & sacked from Proud2 (no Westwood party tonite). Tryin to take the par with dignity — IG: TimWestwoodTV (@TimWestwood) May 25, 2012 I wonder why this hugely popular event has been cancelled. []