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· October, 2009

Stories about Music from October, 2009

Haiti: National Anthem Singing Contest

Sammuel from Thanks for loving Haiti has launched [En/Fr/Fr Cr] a video contest for the best Haitian National Anthem singer. The best video will be chosen by the readers and...

Trinidad & Tobago: India Tour

Trinidad and Tobago's rapso ambassadors, 3 Canal, are preparing for an upcoming tour of India. Caribbean Free Radio posts a podcast with all the details.

Global: International Creole Month

October has become the month of the worldwide celebration of Creole language and the Creole blogosphere is paying attention.

Ecuador: Hip-Hop Artist Equis

Ecuadorian hip-hop artist Equis recently performed in Guayaquil [es], and Princesa Quil was impressed the performance.

Jamaica: Change Takes Time

Annie Paul blogs about everything from Jamaican coffee to reggae star Buju Banton's meeting with gay activists: “Yeah right, the Jamaican public is going to listen and learn from a...

Jamaica: Buju Meets With Gays

As controversial dancehall artist Buju Banton meets with gays in the U.S., Jamaica Salt thinks it's a step in the right direction, but adds: “I don’t think he’s ever going...

Jamaica: R.I.P. Sonny Bradshaw

The Phoenix in a Gas House pays tribute to the “Godfather to the development Jamaican Jazz”, musician Sonny Bradshaw, who recently passed away.

Dominica: Speaking with a Superstar

Dominica Weekly interviews “one of Dominica’s International heroes, Roots Reggae superstar Nasio Fontaine.”

Argentina: Mourning the Death of Folk Singer Mercedes Sosa

Argentines are mourning the death of folk singer Mercedes Sosa, who passed away on October 4th. Many came out to pay their final respects to the singer affectionately known as...

Trinidad & Tobago: Thinking Out of the Box

Innovative design by Trinidadian artist and blogger Marlon Darbeau, here.

Cuba: Hip-Hopper Arrested

Generation Y blogs about the arrest of Cuban hip-hopper, Aldo.

Georgia: Festival of Polish Culture

This is Tbilisi Calling announces the start of the first festival of contemporary Polish culture in Georgia. The blog notes that links between the two countries are already established and...

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