Trinidad Express / On November 24 all roads lead to San Fernando as Jamaican born singer and songwriter, Jamar Rolando McNaughton better known as Chronixx will delight reggae fans with songs off his latest album, Chronology.
McNaughton will be in Trinidad and Tobago for the One Heart Caribbean Festival.
The San Fernando City Cooperation, under the patronage of the Mayor of San Fernando, Junia Regrello have partnered with event organisers, One Heart Caribbean to showcase this year’s theme – ‘Live for Love’ at Skinner’s Park.
The festival will feature a number of artistes including McNaughton and Zincfence Redemption, Freetown Collective, and Walshy Fire of Major Lazer. There will also be special guest performances by Marlon Asher and Prophet Benjamin.
Regrello who noted the significance of the event for the city of San Fernando, sees it as a marquee event for San Fernando City Celebrations 2017.
He said, “The City of San Fernando has found a new moment towards the development of our Orange Economy based in Arts and Culture and the ever-burgeoning Service Industry. We are proud as a City to be chosen for this concert, which promises to bring one of the Caribbean’s most iconic artiste in recent times. Coupled with the financial stimulus that this concert will no doubt provide for our many entrepreneurs.”
“His message through his music promotes the peace and harmony that our society needs in these times,” Regrello added.
The concert will wrap up San Fernando City Week which has showcased beautiful artwork, calypso, chutney and steelpan.
Trinidad and Tobago is just one of three regional stops for McNaughton, who just completed a successful US tour for his latest album, Chronology.
One Heart Caribbean early bird general tickets cost ($320), couples general ($600) and ultra-stage side tickets cost ($600). Tickets are available online at www.oneheartcaribbean.com as well as the following outlets: Phats International (Princes Town, Arima, Sangre Grande, San Fernando), In Excess (Port of Spain and Arima) and all Cache outlets.
For more information call One Heart Caribbean at 288-8499.