Reggae Sumfest 2018

The JAVAA Anniversary Show come again

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members_of_JAVAA_edit.jpgIt's that time of year again for the annual "JAVAA Anniversary Show". The Jamaica Association of Vintage Artistes & Affiliates in association with Jamaica National Building Society will be hosting a sequence of events in "The Gardens" at the Pegasus Hotel on Friday, July 11, 2008, along with the "JAVAA Anniversary Show". The concert will be called "Their Music Lives On", where the first twelve inductees to the JAVAA Jamaica Music Hall of Fame will be announced.

This year the focus will be on Delroy Wilson and Phyllis Dillon. Delroy Wilson is known to be the man who paved the way for Dennis Brown, Ken Boothe and Errol Dunkley. While Phyllis Dillon is remembered as one of the real queens of Jamaican music. Phyllis Dillon will be represented by Mary Isaacs and Angella Stewart. Ken Boothe OD, Errol Dunkley and young Jevaro Laing will represent Delroy Wilson.

There will be other tribute performances like: Slim Smith (Lloyd Parks/Bunny Brown), Cynthia Schloss (Althea "Di Chic" Hewitt), Blues Busters (Ras Mandito/Bagga Case), Bob Marley (Roy Rayon), Don Drummond ('Bubbles' Cameron), Garnet Silk (Aaron Silk), Jackie Edwards (Boris Gardiner), Jacob Miller (Lymie Murray), Scotty (Andrew Cassanova), Count Ossie (Bongo Herman), Brent Dowe (Junior Sinclair), Ruddy Thomas (Leo 'Jays' Hall), Adina Edwards (Elaine Peart), General Echo (Krabwalking Jamrock), Roland Alphanso (Headley 'Deadly' Bennett OD), Clancy Eccles (Clancy Eccles Jr.), Tenor Saw (Gregory J), Stanley Beckford (Mento-Tone), Sonya Spence (Deon Hardy), Vic Taylor (Maurice Henry), Tyrone Evans (Francisco "Mako" Jarrett), Augustus Pablo (Robbie Lyn), and Justin Hinds (Michael Laing). They will be backed by Fab 5 and Unique Vision Bands.

JAVAA has now reached five years and has introduced the JAVAA Jamaica Music Hall Of Fame, which was launched February of this year at the Half Way Tree Entertainment Complex. There have been twelve awardees thus far and six more will be announced every year at the JAVAA Anniversary Show.

Gates open at 7:00 p.m., Showtime at 8:00 p.m

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