Caribbean Media Network at Atlanta Carnival for Media Room Launch

The 2010 Caribbean festival season has begun in grand style.  Atlanta’s Caribbean Carnival Bandleaders Association hosts the 2010 Atlanta CarnivalThe annual parade will start on West Peachtree Street, and goes through the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The festival village, will be on historic Auburn Ave.

Inaugural– For the 1st time in USA Caribbean festival history, the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Association, in conjunction with Caribbean Media Network will host an official media room. This interactive lounge will feature over 25 media outlets, and Caribbean artists. ACCBA is the 1st to host this official room, which will highlight Caribbean artists and their achievements.  Also, the parade will be broadcast live over the internet, in full color and splendor, on Kalallo.com through live video streaming. The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival has set the pace for USA Caribbean festivals in 2010 and beyond!


The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Soca giant Machel Montano returns to Atlanta,Georgia, with his HD family. There are some unique facts about this Soca king, who started singing Calypso from a very young age. Machel Montano has sold out Madison Square Gardens, TWICE! in one weekend. The following year of his return to the Square, his concert trumped the Jay Z and Mary J Blige national tour. His arrival and performance to Atlanta, GA, is already international news, and it is much anticipated, since his hiatus from 2010 Trinidad and Tobago Carnival this past February!   He is schedule to perform on Friday May 28, 2010, at Club Obsession, on Glenwood Drive, Decatur, GA  For more information  Click Here

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3 of the Hottest Signature Events to Attend

The Events

Jouvert::defined by most West Indians as the official warm up to Carnival! MUSIC, FETE, DANCE, are some of the words which come to mind in this colorful celebration. In its 6th year of production, this signature event hosts over 12 DJs, plus live appearances by some of the Caribbean’s own Soca artist! The event annual attendance of 3,000+ is notable, and plans to be a force to compete, due to his historical reference and a guaranteed enjoyment by attendees.

There are so many events,taking place this weekend, however  there is an event for everyone attending. To view more events, Go to www.peachcarnival.com to learn more

THE CARNIVAL

VERSE- The host of this year’s parade is Virgin Islands own Interscope recording artist “Verse”. He is known by his hit single “Buy You a Round” which has been in heavy rotation on USA and Caribbean radio stations for the past year..Also scheduled to perform is Problem Child, Burning Flames, Rudy, Daddy Chess, Iwer George, Denise Belfon, and much more…

This years events are sure to be well attended and the talk of the town for weeks to come. The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival is in its 22nd year of operation.

The theme of the festival this speaks wonders, since its transitional years: ITS MINES,ITS YOURS, ITS CARNIVAL!,shares the philosophy that people may fight, complain, and disagree, however this historical celebration, which dates back to slavery days, is here to stay! Its Carnival!

To learn more about the parade and the festival, you may visit the official website:www.atlantacarnival.org

Caribbean Media Network
Michael Thomas
888-317-7898 ext 103
mthomas@caribemedianetwork.com

Caribbean Media Network
Loretta Green Williams
888-317-7898 ext 102
lgreen@caribemedianetwork.com
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Highlanda Nominated For 2010 Best Selector/DJ Award

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Highlanda Sound System is proud to announce our nomination in the Best Selecta/DJ (reggae) Category by DAREGGAESCENE Grammy Awards 2010!

DAREGGAESCENE (DRS) strives to recognize the best of the best among our local Atlanta celebrities. DRS Grammy Awards was launched in June of 2006, and has since been heralded as one of the premier Caribbean events in metro-Atlanta. Its goal is to serve as the voice of the people and award the tireless efforts of various individuals, events, businesses and/or organizations who make priceless contributions towards the positive growth of our diverse Caribbean community and culture.

Highlanda is honored to be recognized by DRS Grammy Awards with this nomination and would like to thank all the fans and lovers of Caribbean music, event promoters, and venue owners and managers who support and work alongside us on our stated mission to entertain and promote reggae worldwide.

We would also like to extend congratulations and good luck to the other nominees in this and the other eighteen (18) categories.

Please feel free to cast your vote now!

http://drsgrammys.com/index.php?option=com_pollxt&Itemid=70

Please note, you will only be allowed to vote one time per IP address.

Sincerely,

Highlanda

PS: Don’t forget to join us for the Dancehall Now and Reggae Vault Classics shows, streaming live on www.daflavaradio.com on Tuesdays 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (EST).

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Reggae Vault Classics Mothers Day Show with Marcia Griffiths

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This is the latest episode of the syndicated Reggae Vault Classics podcast produced by Highlanda Sound System for May 5, 2010 featuring the very best classic reggae and dancehall music in a full stereo radio broadcast format.
This episode includes the Featured Artist Special Mix which broadcasts weekly on the Reggae Vault Classics Radio Show (Wednesdays 7pm – 9pm EST) on Da Flava Radio.

Mother’s Day Podcast Playlist

1   Telephone Love – JC Lodge
2   Hold A Cuff – Sister Charmaine
3   Kuff – Shelly Thunder
4   Bam Bam – Sister Nancy
5   Uptown Top Ranking – Althea and Donna
6   I’m Still In Love – Marcia Aitken
7   Thank You – Chevelle Franklin and Lady G
8   I’m In Love – Nadine Sutherland
9   Babyface – Nadine Sutherland
10  You Don’t Know – Tanya Stephens

Marcia Griffiths Mix Playlist

1   Truly
2   Tell Me Now feat. Bounty Killer
3   Live On feat. Beres Hammond
4   Fire Burning (Half Idiot) feat. Cutty Ranks
5   Closer To You
6   I Shall Sing
7   All My Life
8   Sea Of Love
9   Always Together feat. Bob Andy
10  Undying Love
11  Childish Games

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD Media files
Reggae_Vault_Classics_Marcia_Griffiths.mp3 (MP3 Format Sound, 70.3 MB)

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