Franco Rosso’s incendiary Babylon had its world premiere at Cannes in 1980 but went unreleasreadmore >
Re-imagined and re-branded -- ReggaeFest returns with Riddim West! After a year off, Calgary ReggaeFest is back on a new date, in a new venue and with a new name. On June 8, 2019, ReggaeFest presents Riddim West at MacEwan Hall in the heart of the University of Calgary campus.
Lynn Olagundoye is front and centre among the burgeoning number of funk and soul purveyors in Calgary. A session veteran, Olagundoye marries a seductively smooth voice redolent of ‘70s R&B to a sound that incorporates the best of funk, jazz, Afrobeat, roots-reggae and vintage pop - recalling neo-soul singers like Erykreadmore >
Jory Kinjo brings a unique history to his music and draws from his experiences playing and performing Soul, Ska, Reggae and Rhythm & Blues all over the world. Kinjo grew up in Calgary, AB. playing old-school soul music with long-standing soul band, Mocking Shadows. In 1999, he joined the band and warmed the stage for Canadian 3 tours with threadmore >
Phonosonics is BC’s fastest-emerging Roots Reggae and Rocksteady outfit. Hailing from the island city of Victoria, the project is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist/producer S. Cleave and features some of the island's top reggae talent. This powerhouse group has performed in club and top-tier festival settings throughout BC. It features soulreadmore >
Nurtured by equal parts raucous underground bass parties and all ages folk festivals, Delhi 2 Dublin ’s always distinctive sound has evolved over the past decade into its own decisive genre, styled, “Subcontinental Pop”—a name that conveys both its deep South Asian roots and its expansive, crazy-fun appeal. The beautifully supercharged compreadmore >
Cham a.k.a “Baby Cham” (born Damian Beckett on February 24, 1979) is a Grammy Award-nominated Jamaican recording artist, most well known for his 2006 single “Ghetto Story” from his Atlantic Records debut album of the same name. Cham is still called “Baby Cham” by his Jamaican fans and fans from around the world. “Ghetto Story”, lreadmore >
A superstar in his native Jamaica, Luciano combines his love of God and beauty into a soulful, spiritual blend of rock and R&B-tinged reggae. Born Jepther McClymont in Davey Town, he began his musical career singing in church and moved to Kingston to pursue music professionally. After McClymont had worked with prominent reggae producers like Hereadmore >