Jamaican reggae crooner Beres Hammond, who by now must be qualified for honorary Guyanese citizenship, will be back in Guyana for a May 27 show dubbed 50 Shades of Reggae.
According to a Hits and James Entertainment press release, the entity is partnering with McNeil Enterprises for the concert, slated for the National Park.
Aside from Beres, fans will be treated to performances by Jamaican Christopher Martin and locals, including Lisa Punch, Tennecia DeFreitas and Timeka Marshall.
According to the release, Hammond who has been in the reggae business for over four decades returns to Guyana with a wealth of experience and is armed with such hits as “I Could Beat Myself”, “Rockaway,” “What One Dance Can Do,” “Sweet Lies,” “She Loves Me Now” and “No Disturb Sign” among others.
Martin is considered to be the next in line for Hammond’s throne. Blessed with a soulful voice, Martin is equipped with such hits as “Cheater’s Prayer”, “Paper Loving” and the heart-stopping “Mama”, the release stated.
Tickets cost $3000 for early bird, $4000 for regular and $15000 for VIP stage front and are available at White Castle Fish Shop, Gizmos and Gadgets, Exclusive Styles, The Spot Fish Shop BV, Nigel’s Supermarket, Ashmin’s, Andrew’s Supermarket, King’s Jewellery World, Matt’s Record Bar, Clairan’s , Giftland Department, KK Gas Station and Digicel –Linden and Parika.
In the run up to 50 Shades, HJ also presents Soca Gone Wild tomorrow at HJ Water World.
A release said fans can expect to be entertained by the likes of Shelly G, Lil Rick, Jumo, Olatunji, Third Bass, Kwasi Ace, King Bubba, Shal Marshall, and 5 Star Akil.
Tickets for this show cost $2,000 and are sold at Nigel’s Supermarket, Gizmos & Gadgets, White Castle Fish Shop, That Look Boutique and Exclusive Styles.
Come May 26, it will be the ‘Independence Jouvert’ concert at the Guyana Cricket Club ground just after the flag raising ceremony from 12 am to sunrise, according to a release.
It promises performances by Destra, Kes the Band, Olatunji, Kerwin Dubois, Kwasi Ace, Shelly G and Super Ray along with the Heatwave Band and others.
Tickets cost $2,000 for early birds and $3,000 for regulars; VIP stage front tickets are $12,000 and are available at the usual outlets.
That same night, HJ in collaboration with Marvelous Entertainment brings “the unruly boss,” Popcaan for the ‘50 Way Up’ concert at the Georgetown Football Club ground.
A release said locals Jory and Lil Million are also set to perform.
Early bird tickets cost $1,500 and are available at the usual outlets; fans paying on entry will pay more.