Jamaica 50 celebrates 50 years of Jamaica’s Independence: Jamaican Rhythms, 2012 Jamaican Festival
On June 28, Jamaica 50 celebrated 50 years of Jamaica’s Independence at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts with the Jamaica Rhythms, featuring 5 decades of the most fantastic music, talk & dance.
Presented by JAMAICA 50 Celebration Inc. and produced by Jones & Jones Productions, this celebration assembled international, Grammy, and 2012 JUNO Award – nominated reggae artists from each decade.
Featured artists include:
60s: Iconic Fab 5 Band – paying tribute to SKA
‘70s: Classic John Holt
‘80s: Magnificent Marcia Griffiths
‘90s: Fantastic Yellow Man
2000: Grammy Winner Maxi Priest
2010: King of the Dancehall, Grammy Award Winner Beenie Man
special guests: : Exco Levi (2012 JUNO Winner), Mountain Edge, Steele & Jay Douglas, (2012 JUNO Nominees)
Watch John Holt performing “The Tide is High”
for more information please visit: http://jamaica50.ca