SUMMER 2010 CHICAGO REGGAE NEWS FOR THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER!!

Greetings Reggae Fans!

Summer time is here and also Reggae and Festival season in Chicago.  I had a very busy spring doing on location taping and interviews.

HERE IS SOME NEWS ABOUT THE EPISODES I’M WORKING ON!

PRIME MINISTER OF BELIZE TALKS TO MYSTIC VIBES TV

The Prime Minister of Belize, The Hon. Dean Barrow and The First Lady, Kim Barrow gave exclusive interviews about fostering positive relations with Chicago’s Belizean community.  They were on a visit in  Chicago back in March by invitation from the non-for-profit organization Concerned Belizeans of Chicago.   Also featured in this upcoming episode are interviews with the Ambassador of Belize to the U.S., Nester Mendez and the Minister of Education, The Hon. Patrick Faber.  Mr. Herbert Ferguson Jr. is guest interviewer. 

GRAMPS MORGAN

Gramps Morgan of the internationally acclaimed group, Morgan Heritage recently released his solo album, “2 Sides Of My Heart Vol 1”.  In May, Gramps took home some awards at the IRAWMA Ceremonies in New York.  DJ Mobay-One of WLUW fm Chicago,  talked to Gramps Morgan for Mystic Vibes TV about the success of the album.  Gramps will be back in Chicago in July performing at the International Festival Of Life.

STEEL PULSE

  They’re not only a legendary band, they are also teachers.  Mystic Vibes TV’s  most popular host, Headley McKenzie shared some wisdom with Steel Pulse lead singer, David Hinds. It is a very insightful interview.

NEW MUSIC VIDEOS

Mystic Vibes TV’s  supplement episode “Mystic Vibes TV Top 7 Reggae Videos”  recently included the following music videos to air on regular roation:

“AS WE ENTER”   NAS/DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY

“AFRICAN REGGAE FEVER”   ROCKY DAWUNI

”OPTIMISTIC SOUL”  BUJU BANTON

”STEPPING”  KWAME BEDIAKO

“WHO FEELS IT KNOWS IT”  ROMIAN VIRGO

“DEM A FRAUD”  RAS INDIO

HERE ARE SOME OF THE REGGAE FESTIVALS & EVENTS SCHEDULED DURING THE SUMMER OF 2010 (as of this writing to you):

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE http://www.martinsinterculture.com

CHITOWN JERK FEST http://www.chitownjerkfest.com

CARIFETE http://www.chicagocarifete.com

I’ll keep you posted on this blog as events are announced.

I was also concerned with the drama going on in Kingston Jamaica.  I pray that crucial issues are resolved peacfully.  I will always love jamaica.

The next episode of Mystic Vibes TV will air

Sun. Jun 13th @ 9pm

Mon. Jun 14th @ 4pm

Mystic Vibes TV airs on the CAN TV Network Cable Channel 19 in Chicago.

For more info email Zezel McKenzie Executive Producer zezelmckenzie@yahoo.com 

MYSTIC VIBES  TV CELEBRATES 15 YEARS ON THE AIR IN  JULY!!!!

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