Western Ja artistes to flavour Curry FestROOTS reggae singer Mackie Conscious and female crooner Keri Paige are among western Jamaica -based artiste booked live entertainment segment of the 14th staging of the Mannings School Bigga Westmoreland Curry Fest scheduled for the Mannings School grounds on Sunday, April 27.
The ‘Leave the Crumbs Alone’ performer who has been a cultural ambassador in the music industry, should have the audience eating out of his hands with sections such as Plant Some Trees, What If and The World is in Trouble, from his vast catalogue.
The veteran performer has promised to serve the Curry Fest patrons a delightful performance to satisfy their musical taste buds.
“My act will include some of the old favourites plus selections from my soon-to-be released album,” Conscious told the Jamaica Observer West.
Meanwhile, budding female star Paige who whetted the musical appetites of individuals present at the Westmoreland launch of the 14th staging of the festival, with a stirring impromptu performance last week at the Mannings School, is expected to score on Sunday with her original Mister Dejay, her cover of Celine Dion’s New Day and Oop’s, a colab with Sizzla.
” I am going to give a lively set come Sunday,” Paige promised.
The live entertainment segment will also feature Romaine Virgo, Freddie McGregor, Mr Lex and Gem Myers. Backing band will be Fab Five.
Meanwhile, Rev Claudette Whyte, Rev Jo Jo Stewart, Pastor Ray Foster, Caydonia Young, Tatiana Virgo and others are down for the gospel segment.
Emcees Barry G, Ravel Stewart and Sir W One are slated to monitor the evening’s proceedings.
Another major highlight of the food festival is expected to be the male celebrity cook- out between Parliamentarian Audley Shaw, William Mahfood, managing director of sponsors Wisynco, promoter of Reggae Sumfest, Robert Russell and Trevor Heaven, former president of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers’ Association (JGRA).
Apart from the assortment of curry flavoured food expected to be displayed, the family food festival will also feature a kids village.