US Embassy's Blues on the Green postponed

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fantasia-photo-1.jpgBlues on the Green, an annual free concert staged by the United States Embassy,set for Friday is yet another entertainment event which has had to change dates having fallen within days of the election.

A new date has not yet been released.

The occasion should have featured R&B artiste Fantasia.

In a release yesterday, the US Embassy said the postponement was due to the February 25 election.

"Due to logistical issues arising from our original plans to stage the concert the day after Jamaica's general election, the US Embassy and our partners have decided to postpone Blues on the Green 2016," read the statement.

Blues on the Green showcases American culture through musical performances by top musicians, and rising Jamaican talent. Now in its 24th year, has seen a steady stream of acts perform at the annual show. Last year, a capella group Sweet Honey in the Rock was the guest performer.