Entertainment Diary - WEDNESDAY, July 20
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. MCs 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.
Role Model Entertainment presents Hashtag, the ultimate summer experience, at Ewarton Sports Complex, St Catherine. Free Island Shake mixes for ladies, VIP area with free bottle service. Admission $500, ladies two-for-one-before 11 p.m., lifestyle lounge $1,000.
Kingston & St Andrew
Inna Yaad Promotion presents Impy Skimpy N Heels Sixth Anniversary, Formal Affair, at Inna Yaad Headquarters, Golden Spring, St Andrew.
SUNDAY, July 24
Simply Promotions presents Waterdrops Anniversary, at Water Park, Nannyville Gardens, Kingston, from 2 p.m to10 p.m. General admission $1,000, VIP $2,000, which is drink and food inclusive, has a dry area and hassle-free bar. Ladies free before 4 p.m., before 6 p.m. Free tattoo and piercing before 6 p.m. Music by Black Addiktion, Boom Boom, Hotta Rice, Bunny Mental, Naj Supreme, Two Food, East Squad, and DJ Biggs
Portmore Chorale, featuring Vincentio (saxophonist) presents A Marvelous Encounter, at Riverside United Church, Kingsvale, Hanover, at 5:30 p.m. Admission: Adults $500, children $150.
THURSDAY, July 28
Dream Live Concert, at Cayenne Beach, Negril. Featuring Elephant Man, Bounty Killer, Popcaan, Spice, Ding Dong, Masicka, Bella Blair, Miss Kitty, and others.