Stranded on the Beach

Soca On the Beach Rawacou Reciational Park June 29th 2014   I have always enjoyed Island Network’s / Soca Dans’ Soca on the Beach; it has always had an atmosphere of freedom and a kind of leisurely fun.  Held on Rawacou beach, although a little hard to get to, once on the beach it’s all good….

More Water More Machel

H2O Soca:  Wet Fete    Arnos Vale Sporting Complex June 28th 2014   Wet Fete has the reputation of being one of the most epic shows for the season. This year it even made it onto the Official Carnival Calendar of events.   Hot 97 SVG in collaboration with LIME and Carib Beer brought us more…

Kaiso Kaiso!!!!

Fantastic Friday: Calypso Semifinals Victoria Park June 27th 2014   Friday morning found me primed and ready for a long weekend of entertainment and revelry. I only got my Semis tickets that day, the young lady working at the CDC ticket booth in Heritage Square had no idea what “Semis” were and told me they didn’t have…

An Evening of Pan and Soca (Sort of)

South Leeward Rural Carnival: Pan and Soca Concert Dzia Night Club 21st June 2014   After an unfortunate incident, where a young man was killed during the ‘pre jouvert’ festivities (whatever that is) organized by the South Leeward Rural Carnival Committee, we were all worried about whether or not they would be allowed to have…

Soca Rave

Black Rave:The Golden Journey Victoria Park 14th June 2014   After taking the girls to Uncle Skinny during the day, Saturday night was my time to rave out in Victoria Park. Stick Man Entertainment did it again, Black Rave was a hit. There was a huge cast of artist both local and foreign. We arrived…

Kids love their Uncle Skinny

Uncle Skinny’s Kids World Victoria Park 14th  June 2014   This year Uncle Skinny Fabulous came back to Victoria Park on Saturday . Carnival City was transformed into a children’s fantasy world with games, bouncing castles, food stalls, water slides, go-carts, music and mascots. Colin Graham was the MC, he always does a fabulous job and DJ…

Stubbs Jump Up: Epic Fail

Stubbs Evening Street Jump Up 9th June 2014 Stubbs   What transpired on the main road between Diamond and the Stubbs Playing Field on Whit Monday was absolutely unacceptable. Dj’s are making a mockery of the festival and it makes me angry. That had to have been the worst jump up I’ve ever been to….

Every Body Signal!

White on the Dock: 20/20 Cruise Ship Terminal 07th June 2014 Last Saturday everyone on the dock celebrated with Luta, marking this year as his 20th anniversary in the Soca business, and I tell you man, it was just pure vibes. This show is turning out to be one of the better shows for the…

Soca Swing: The Big People Party

Soca Swing Victoria Park June 1st 2014   My Sunday Night was well spent in the Victoria Park with Hitz 103.7  FM and the Island Network family, at what felt like the first proper Carnival fete in the Park for the season. Soca Swing this year was a Big people fete, featuring Farmer Nappy out of TnT…

There Can be Only One

Miss SVG Victoria Park May 31, 2014 This year, the Beauty Shows Committe staged the 59th Miss SVG Pagent. This is the show where everyone dresses to impress, patrons decide well in advance what they’re going to wear. Unfortunately CDC (Carnival Development Committee) didn’t put as much thought into the stage backdrop as most patrons…