Jammins Entertainment has announced the staging of their BIOLIFE Sounds of Reggae Concert, set for December 12 the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY.
The concert will be held under the distinguished patronage of the Consul General of Jamaica, the Hon. Herman LaMont. The show is Barclays Center’s first Reggae concert and will celebrate Jamaica’s 50 years of independence. BIOLIFE Sounds of Reggae will feature Grammy Award-winning artist Shaggy, internationally-recognized band, UB40, veteran reggae crooner, Beres Hammond and British reggae star, Maxi Priest.
“I am happy to announce that the Jamaican Consulate of New York has put forth its full support of the BIOLIFE Sounds of Reggae Concert, and look forward to joining Jamaicans and enthusiasts alike for this historic event that celebrates our heritage as well as reggae music, a part of our culture we are most proud of,”Lamont said.
“We have been celebrating our 50th anniversary all over the world since January and I am thrilled at the opportunity to conclude this momentous year with what is sure to be a legendary evening.”
The concert has chosen the American Foundation for the University of The West Indies (AFUWI)scholarship fund as its official beneficiary.
“The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies is pleased to be a beneficiary of the BIOLIFE Sounds of Reggae Concert at Barclay Center,” said Ann-Marie Grant, Executive Director of the AFUWI.
“This contribution to the scholarship program for needy students at the University of the West Indies (UWI) is a stellar indication by those involved to the important role that education plays in empowering young people, in this case the youth of the Caribbean. On behalf of the students who will benefit, we are truly grateful.”
BIOLIFE Sounds of Reggae Concert tickets range from US$83.00 to US$153.00 and are available at www.Ticketmaster.com.
For more information about this historical happening, visit www.soundsofreggaeconcert.com or call (718) 282-8041.