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DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY TINY DESK CONCERT

GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley stars in the latest installment of NPR’s iconic Tiny Desk, which premiered on NPR Music today.  This special and rare performance by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley includes acoustic versions of songs from his Grammy award winning album, Stony Hill.  The set includes “Slave Mill,” “So A Child May Follow” and “Speak Life” performed with his band and background singers. “With eyes shut, Marley…
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September 10, 2019
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Platinum Kids Labelled Game Changers By Renowned World Clash Brand

Destine Media Despite not winning the title of World Clash winners, Platinum Kids walk away as the game changers of Sound Clash history. Entering US Rumble over a year ago, Platinum Kids never clashed against any major sounds from the sound clash arena. The U.S. Rumble stage was their first invitation to clash against seasoned clash…
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October 19, 2017
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105.1 FM DJ NORIE presents: Anything Goes Live Weekend “Labor Day Edition” Wednesday, August 30th through Sunday, September 3rd 2017

With the continued success of DJ Norie’s Anything Goes Live concert series over the past 7 years, DJ Norie, in conjunction with I-Heart Radio Power 105.1 FM, has expanded the Anything Goes Live experience to a five-day fete with events across New York’s city boroughs for the ultimate Caribbean takeover with some of the hottest Reggae, Dancehall, & Soca artist including:…
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August 25, 2017
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A Big Win for Platinum Kids at Irish and Chin’s U.S. Rumble Sound Clash

Flair Lindsey  publicity@irishandchin.com   Although New York City was damp, the heat inside the U.S. Rumble sound clash was scorching. The prime Irish and Chin-staged sound clash competition, which saw some of America’s most promising sounds compete for the national title and prized spot on the World Clash stage, took place before diehard clash fans…
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May 2, 2017
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Sounds of Reggae December 13, 2015

By: Maliika Walker Photos © Reggae Reflection   The anticipation for the Sounds of Reggae Concert were high from the moment it was announced this fall.  A show featuring Shaggy, Third World and Ky-Mani Marley, all on one bill was surely not to be missed.  The recently refurbished Kings Theatre was the chosen venue for…
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January 7, 2016
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MORGAN HERITAGE LIVE AT B.B. KINGS NYC 11/7/13

By Lisa Lamarre When I found out Morgan Heritage was coming to New York City, I knew I had to be there no matter what! I've been a fan for quite some time and dying to see them live. I honestly didn't get into listening to full studio albums until recent years, so I made…
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December 3, 2013
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A B….. Named Sandy

One of our own here at Island Stage, Maliika Walker lives in the Tri-State area. We are so happy that she is safe after the devastating blow from Superstorm Sandy last week. We asked Maliika to give us her perspective on the storm, the frame of mind people are in on the East coast and…
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November 5, 2012