Caribbean Sundays live music and fun theme in Market Place
PUBLISHED: 22:08 13 August 2015 | UPDATED: 22:08 13 August 2015
The Summer Sunday series of live music events aiming to bring a bit of Caribbean sunshine to Great Yarmouth town centre returns to the Market Place this Sunday.
The weekly events being held every Sunday in August presents live music and DJs on a unique solar powered camper van stage from 11am 3pm. The Summer Sunday events include children’s craft-making workshops, Jamaican street food, face painting, merchandise and music stalls featuring recordings by the participating artists. Jankie D’s workshops will be hosting the children’s craft making which will also be Caribbean themed to include friendship bracelets, Rasta style peg dolls, rain sticks, feathered and sequined headdresses and florist ribbons in Jamaican colours.
This week’s event features Meera, a singer and songwriter with a unique sound and dynamic voice. Meera loves all genres of music, however her passion is reggae music and she has impressed with her rich sound and catchy hooks on reggae/dancehall riddims.
Meera trained as a vocal coach in Hollywood where she had the opportunity to co-write a song with Evan Bogart, known for writing the smash hit “Halo” for Beyonce. Meera has recently released her debut single titled “We Collide”, a fresh sounding track with an RnB/Reggae dance hall twist, which is produced by DASECA Productions.
She is being supported by Kolin Durier, a singer songwriter from Norwich making his second appearance at Summer Sundays. Kolin uses one acoustic guitar to weave drum sounds, bass lines and funky melodies into his songwriting.
DJ and radio presenter Apollo Dan will introduce this weekend’s live performances whilst maintaining the summer feel good vibe with the very best recordings of reggae music from the soundstage.
The events are being organised by the Great Yarmouth Town Centre Partnership in association with Open Skies Promotions with support from Great Yarmouth Borough Council. Town Centre manager Jonathan Newman was pleased with how well the events have been received in the first two weeks.
“We have benefited with some fine weather over the last two Sundays and the live music has been of a really high standard creating a great atmosphere. The free face painting and craft-making stall has been really busy with people making the most of what is on offer.”
The weekly outdoor concerts will continue until Sunday, August 30 when Jamaican recording artist Troydon Bent will headline.
Full details of all the concerts can be found at www.gytcp.co.uk