Thursday 12 December, 2019

Early acts acquitted themselves well at Sumfest Festival Night One

Veteran dancehall act Harry Toddler performs at Reggae Sumfest 2019. (PHOTOS: Marlon Reid)

Veteran dancehall act Harry Toddler performs at Reggae Sumfest 2019. (PHOTOS: Marlon Reid)

The opening acts on Reggae Sumfest Festival Night One turned up the steam as they paved the way for the bigger names to carry the vibes into a higher realm inside Catherine Hall in Montego Bay, St James.

Harry Toddler came out blazing and was well received. Toddler brought back memories of his heyday with his signature hits but never left it there. He also showed that he was very much working on new material and, supported by his sidekick Ikel Marvellous, he had the crowd truly engaged.

Unknown Gringo

The upcoming RRE was also entertaining and was ably supported by her dancers who brought some sparkle to her set.

Unknown Gringo was also up and running as was Rickey Teetz and Gully Bop’s former beau, Shauna Controlla, who made no bones about informing the men that ‘A money me come fi scrape.’

RRE

All were ably backed by the Warrior Love Band and MC Boasy Floyd who made sure the vibes flowed in between acts and did a good job of introducing the performers. 

The die has been cast and the festival’s first night is only set to improve when Miss Kitty takes over emcee duties from Boasy Boy Floyd and the Ruff Kutt Band kicks off the second segment which is set to feature Spragga Benz, Munga Honorable, Agent Sasco, Jah 9, Elephant Man, the Beenie Man/Bounty Killer combo and Spice.

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