Soca Sends then Spending – Trinidad Carnival 2019 – Jamaica Big Carnival Market

Story Copyright (Jamaica Gleaner)  For many Jamaicans, the mesmerising pull of soca music is undeniable. It is this hypnotic force that draws them more than 1,000 miles across the Caribbean Sea to revel in the beats, melodies, and excitement that comes with carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, annually. “For Jamaicans, who are ardent soca fans, […]

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Soca Loco’s Carnival Countdown

Saturday the 26th January 2019 we start the countdown to Trinidad carnival. We bring the vibes back and kick start the year in style. It’s time to wuk up those waistlines and sing along As usual it will be a night of sweet vibes and pure bacchanal. Dress code: Smart casual NO Tracksuits, Hats or […]

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Caribbean’s Top saxophonist comes to the UK 2018

The Caribbean’s Top saxophonist comes to the UK this summer with a taste of carnival  from Barbados. Arturo Tappin will take you on a musical journey of the Caribbean islands, playing the smoothest in Jazz and reggae, wowing  crowds at multiple venues across the UK. After forming his new band (#ArturoTappinBand), comprised of the best […]

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Caribbean Style Venue in Glasgow

Rum Shack A real south side favourite, and a haven for anyone in Glasgow who has rum as their favourite tipple, the Caribbean-inspired venue is one of the coolest bars in town.   It tends to grow in popularity in the summer, when locals and those travelling from the city fancy enjoying a cocktail in […]

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The Newbie Guide to Carnival. The Correct  Terminology

The Newbie Guide to Carnival Soca: This type of music played during carnival originated in Trinidad and Tobago and is short for “soul of calypso.” It fuses African and East Indian musical elements that are reflective of the island’s diverse demographic. Many carnival goers will say that “soca is life.” Fete: A fete is another […]

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