Jamaica – Caribbean Vibrations

Posted on July 26th, 2012 in Music Travel, Recent posts by .

We are delighted to announce the latest addition to our Songlines Music Travel trips – Jamaica. The tour, Caribbean Vibrations, takes place between January 2-13 2013 and offers a chance to experience Jamaica’s extraordinary music on the ground, or on ‘the rock’ as many people refer to it.

Jamaica, like the neighbouring island of Cuba, is a musical powerhouse out of all proportion to its size and population of less than 3 million people. There’s more to Jamaica than just reggae, although there’s a visit to the Bob Marley museum and Tuff Gong studios, but also some of the lesser-known sides of the island’s music like the kumina drumming and the annual Maroon Festival in Accompong and the gorgeous sound of old-time mento in Port Antonio. All this, plus time to enjoy the extraordinary landscape, beautiful beaches and tasty food of this vibrant island.

To join us on this trip next January, please visit our Songlines Music Travel website.

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