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Newsletter, Issue #022 ---- Heels On, Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival, Rebel Salute
January 18, 2013
Happy New Year to you our valued guests.
We hope 2013 brings joy, good health, peace and wealth to you and your family.
Well 2012 ended on a high for some artist like Bounty Killer, Chronixx, I Octane, Konshens to name a few.
2013 look productive for some like Wayne Marshall and Tami who are expecting their first bundle of joy.
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Rebel Salute 2013by Curtis Campbell, Gleaner Writer
Roots reggae-oriented festival Rebel Salute is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and the organisers have decided to make it a grand affair. Known to be an event which emphasises good health and preservation of culture, Rebel Salute is setting up to deliver an unrivalled treat to its patrons.
The festival will now last for two days, unlike in previous years, starting this evening and concluding in the early hours of Sunday. In addition, the world renowned festival will now have a new home at Richmond Estate in St Ann.
Tony Rebel and his team are determined to incorporate children into the happenings. The promoter has, therefore, decided to host a Kiddies Village at the venue during the day tomorrow. The intention is to pass down valuable cultural information to the youth through interactive games and book displays.
According to the organisers, Rebel Salute will go beyond the standard variety of children's entertainment offered at most events. "Rebel Salute 2013 will bring a rich blend of traditional and modern activities for children of all ages. Children will delight in intrepid tales by some of the most passionate and animated local storytellers, explore various forms of art and craft, and learn hands-on about some of the newest technologies designed to educate and stretch young minds," they promised.
There will be a cost to indulge in activities such as the bounce-abouts; however, the organisers said it will not be exorbitant. The Kiddies Village will be open to patrons from midday to 6 p.m.
Performers booked to perform at Rebel Salute over the two nights include Beres Hammond, Sizzla, Etana, Chronixx, Busy Signal, The Jolly Boys, Aswad, Luciano, Etana, General Trees, Tarus Riley, Richie Spice, I-Wayne, I-Octane, Leroy Gibbons, Cali P, Louie Culture, Marcia Griffiths, Prezident Brown, Shinehead, Iba Mahr, Singing Melody, Tydal, Lady G, Lone Ranger, Mighty Diamonds, Hopeton James, Errol Dunkley, Little John, Professor Nuts, Courtney Melody, Kabaka Pyramid, Iziniga Ion, Di Blueprint Band, Tony Tuff, Icho Candy, Ras Shiloh, No-Maddz, Chezidek, Hempress Sativa, Rootz Underground, Terror Fabulous, Protoje with Indiggnation, and Davii Honour.
The venue will have designated parking areas. Tickets can be purchased at 56 Ken Hill Drive, St Andrew; Fontana Pharmacy in Manchester Shopping Centre, Mandeville, and Fontana Pharmacy, Beckford Plaza, Savana-la-Mar, Westmoreland; Shazz Service Station, Priory, St. Ann; Mystic Mountain Jamaica, Ocho Rios, St Ann; and the Shuttle Express and Play Station Office, Shop 19B, Portmore Town Centre.
Showtime is 8 p.m. and regular tickets are $2,300 pre-sold and $2,500 at the gate. VIP tickets will carry an additional cost.
Today, Knutsford Express will be offering transportation from New Kingston at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Negril at 6:30 p.m, Montego Bay 6 p.m and 8 p.m, and Falmouth at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tomorrow, buses will leave Kingston for Rebel Salute at 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 ; p.m., Negril at 6:30 p.m, Montego Bay at 8 p.m., and Falmouth at 8:30 p.m.
For further information on ticket prices, outlets, transportation and the line-up, potential patrons can log on to http://rebelsaluteprod.com
Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival 2013If you have never been to a Jazz & Bluess Festival you are surly mission out on some quality entertainment. Over the years, the festival has seen some of the world's top acts that delivered second to none......... Worth the money.
This year is no different, it may be even better with the awesome line up that people have to choose from. Here's this year's superstars:
[Thursday, January 24, 2013] Cocoa Tea Rootz Undeground Third World Pluto Shervington Eric Donaldson Lovindeer Ken Boothe Nadine Sutherland
[Friday, January 25, 2013] Mary J. Blige Michael Bolton Etana Arturo Tappin
[Saturday, January 26, 2013] John Legend Monica KC and the Sunshine Band Dionne Warwick
[Ticket Prices General Admission] - Thursday US$50.00 - Friday US$80.00 - Saturday US$80.00 - Weekend (Fri & Sat.) US$150.00 - Season (Thurs, Fri & Sat) US$200.00
[VIP Admission] - Thursday US$120.00 - Friday US$120.00 - Saturday US$120.00 - Weekend (Fri & Sat.) US$230.00 - Season (Thurs, Fri & Sat) US$350.00
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