Entertainment Diary - Thursday, September 1
Bling Dawg's Real Recognise Real Birthday Party at 153 Olympic Way, Kingston 11. Music by Stone Love, Fire Links, Foota Hype, Boom Boom, Harry Hype, Kurt Riley, and Nuh Grain. Admission: Free
UWI Freshers' FIte, Cloud IX, at UWI Students' Union, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Admission: $600 presold with ID, $800 presold without ID, $1,000 at the gate. VIP $1,500 presold, $2,000 at the gate.
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.
SATURDAY, September 3
IslandEvents.com presents High Vibes Jamaica Roots and Reggae Festival, at Aqueduct, Montego Bay. Featuring Ky-Mani Marley, Rick Ross, Beenie Man, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Subatomic Music, and Kassiano. Hosted by Yanique 'Curvy Diva', Muguel Nunez, Crazy Neil, and Jamal Woolard. Tickets: general admission $3,500, VIP $6,500.
SATURDAY, September 10
Kingston & St Andrew
DreHype's birthday party, Instahype Still A Win, at Shoppy's Car Wash, Stony Hill. Music by Ikel Marvlous, Bloodstain, Flabba Dabba, Stainless Supreme, and San Hype.
SATURDAY, September 17
Colour Me Happy, Powder Charity Run and After-Party at Hope Botanic Gardens, starting at 4 p.m. Register at www.ColourMeHappyRun.com or at any of the approved locations - Liguanea Lane Pharmacy, Discount Pharmacy, and MailPac Express. Registration closes Friday, September 9. Admission: $2,000 individual, group (minimum of 10 persons) $1,500 each. Proceeds in aid of building projects for Tranquility Basic school, Portland.
SATURDAY, September 24
Johnnybwoy, Ttuffis and Stone Jordan present Real Recognise Real, at Bengue Lawn, Golden Spring. Hosted by Chi Ching Ching. Special guest artistes Gaza Slim, Ding Dong Ravas, and Bryka. Music by Supermix. Featuring special guest selectors DJ Shawn, Bishop Escobar, and Chinoman.
Tallboss from Di Unit Sound, in association with Exclusiv Mascato, presents Double Dose of Sexiness, Tallboss Birthday Party, at MacMaster Roof, Portmore Mall, St Catherine. Music by Di Unit, Richie Feelings, Nuh Grain, Ice Box, and Black Roze. Admission, Free before 1 a.m.