Celebrating Jamaica’s 50th Year of Independence
JAMAICA 50 CELEBRATION INC. presents
Thursday, June 28, 2012 – 7:30 p.m.
Jamaican Rhythms, June 28, 7:30 p.m., is a three-hour “Rocumentary” about Jamaica’s music, words and dance – a tribute to Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.
Presented by JAMAICA 50 Celebration Inc. and produced by Jones & Jones Productions – under the auspices of Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Canada Sheila Sealy Monteith, Jamaica’s Consul General to Toronto Seth George Ramocan, Canadian Senator The Honourable Reverend Don Meredith, The Honourable Margarett Best and Councillor Michael Thompson – this celebration assembles international, Grammy, and 2012 JUNO Award-nominated reggae artists from each decade, linked with dance and talk from 1962 to 2012. JAMAICAN RHYTHMS: ROOTS, ROCK, REGGAE!
‘60s: Iconic Fab 5 Band – paying tribute to SKA
‘70s: Classic John Holt
‘80s: Magnificent Marcia Griffiths
‘90s: Fantastic Yellow Man
2000: Grammy Winner Maxi Priest
2010: King of the Dancehall, Grammy Award Winner Beenie Man
CAN CON: 2012 JUNO NOMINEES: Jay Douglas, Steele, Exco Levi backed by Mountain Edge.
To see the poster click HERE
Tickets for Jamaican Rhythms are available from the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts in person at the Sony Centre box office, by calling 416.855.872.SONY (7669) or online at www.sonycentre.ca, as well as JAMAICA 50 and Community outlets: $35, $50, $75. VIP tickets are $150 and include pre-show cocktails, meet and greet with the stars, leaders and icons.
For media information, please contact:
Planet3 Communications Ltd. • Tristan Torralba/Joanne Smale
Come ready to JUMP FOR JAMAICA!!