Kingston & St Andrew
This and every Friday, NK Deli and Salsa Society of Jamaica present Pre-Game Fridays, 2-4-1 Happy Hour, at New Kingston Conference Centre (upstairs New Kingston Business Centre). Free salsa classes at 6 p.m. Latin dancing continues until 10 p.m. Music by DJ Drizzy Dre & DJ Chan. Telephone: 754-8714.
This and every Friday, Jackpot Sports Bar presents Come Drink With Me, 42 Giltress Street, Rollington Town, Kingston 2. Every Friday and Saturday, reduced prices on all drinks, lots of giveaways and free tokens to play slots.
SUNDAY, July 17
Kingston & St Andrew
Portmore Chorale, featuring saxophonist Vincentio, presents Concert a Marvelous Encounter, at Scots Kirk United Church, Duke Street, Kingston. Adults $800, children $200.
Reggae Sumfest Beach Party, at Aquasol Theme Park. Music by Bambino, Chromatic, ZJ Sparks, DJ Crazy Neil, Ikel Marvelus and Team Shella. Powered by Super Strong. Hosted by Miss Kitty and Yanique the 'Curvy Diva'. Tickets: Presold $1,800, or US$15, and $2,000, or US$17, at the gate.
TUESDAY, July 19
Reggae Sumfest Blitz, All-White Party, at Pier 1. Music by Kurt 'The Party Animal' Riley, DJ Kentucky and DJ Smoke. Tickets: Presold $2,300, or US$19, and $2,500, or US$21, at the gate.
THURSDAY, July 21
Reggae Sumfest Sound Explosion, at Pier 1. Music by Fire Links, Tony Matterhorn, Stone Love, Metro Media, Black Kat, Pieces, Ikel Marvelus and Team Shella. Powered by Super Strong. Tickets: Presold $1,800 or US$15, and $2,000, or, US$17, at the gate.
FRIDAY, July 22
Reggae Sumfest Dancehall Night, at Catherine Hall. Featuring Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Popcaan, I-Octane, Agent Sasco, Ishawna, Dexta Daps, Romain Virgo, Spice, Nesbeth, Ding Dong, Masicka, Chi Ching Ching, Charly Black, Vershon, Harry Toddler, Tanto Blacks, Jahmiel, Ryme Minista, Devin Di Dakta, Dre Zee, Don Andre, Ricky Teetz, Teejay, Savage, Clymaxx. Backing Bands Ruff Kutt Krew, and Warrior Love. MC's Ms Kitty, GT Taylor, DJ Bones. Gates open 7 p.m. Show time 9 p.m. Tickets: presold $3,200 or US$27, and $3,500 or US$29 at the gate. VIP $6,000 or US$49.
SATURDAY, July 23
Reggae Sumfest Reggae Night, at Catherine Hall. Featuring Super Cat, Barrington Levy, Luciano, Sanchez, Tarrus Riley, Busy Signal, Christopher Martin, Nature, D-Medz, Nicky Slick, Dann I, Adahzeh. Backing Band Warrior Love. House music by Ikel Marvelus and Team Shella. MC's Barry G, Elise Kelly, Paula-Anne Porter. Gates open 7 p.m. Show time 9 p.m. Tickets: Presold $4,700, or US$39, and $5,000, or US$41, at the gate. VIP $7,500, or US$62. VIP $6,000, or US$49.