The Alpha Boys Band is going to Sumfest.
The legendary school is sending its award-winning senior band to the legendary stage show this Saturday July 20th. Following its performance at the Jamaica Best School band Competition where it came out on top and a well received feature appearance at the International Reggae and Music World Music Award (click here to watch), The Alpha Boys Band is set to be introduced to the Sumfest crowd at 8pm on Saturday in Montego Bay. Alpha Road To Sumfest would not be possible with out crucial support from the Sumfest team, The Denizen JA, the Cool Jerk and March for Music Education.
The National Gallery of Jamaica came alive for the gallery’s Last Sundays programme June 30 which began with Sparrow Martin and the Ska Sonics blessing the place with wonderful music and knowledge. And then, 150 people filled the the lower and upper gallery for the International Reggae Poster Contest (IRPC) auction. Paperboy JA, the local IRPC print partner, and The Denizen JA,which contributed paintings inspired by the contest, helped to make the event a signature weekend event. All partners are glad to announce proceeds in the amount of JA$412,749.98 in support of Alpha’s academic and vocational training for at risk youth.
The Alpha Institute is pleased to announce limited edition International Reggae Poster Contest prints are now available to the public using Alpha’s online store (alphaboysschool.org/shop). Proceeds will support Alpha’s educational and vocational programmes. The new “IRPC Limited Edition Alpha Prints” series of poster art is made possible by the International Reggae Poster Contest and its partners, Paperboy JA and VIP Attractions. Prints will be available in the Alpha shop online (www.alphaboysschool.org/posterprints) and will rotate on a monthly basis in order to introduce new international artists and new ways of looking at music and the arts.(more…)
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