The Delightful Festival: Caribbean (Jamaican) Delights
January 25, 2020 @ 6:00PM — 10:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Celebrating the cultural contributions of Jamaica's immigrants.
A Better Jamaica is pleased to present The Delightful Festival: African Delights, Asian Delights, Caribbean Delights, and Latinx Delights. Join us as we celebrate Jamaica's vibrant immigrant population through this series of FREE evenings of ethnic music, food and film.
Caribbean (Jamaican) Delights
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Delightful Food - The Door
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Delightful Music - Jammins f/ Andrew Clarke
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Delightful Cinema - "The Harder They Come"
* Those with a reservation will be granted access to the performance space at 5:45 pm. Those without a reservation will not be allowed access to the performance space until 6:00 pm.
Make a reservation so we know how much food to order!
Delightful Music: Jammins f/ Andrew Clarke. Jammins was established in 2015 to bring an eclectic vibe to the New York Caribbean Entertainment Scene. This band offers a diverse and versatile approach to music with their ability to perform reggae, jazz, soul, pop and everything between. The band consists of five members. keyboardist (Joel), drummer (Troy), lead guitarist (Andrea), bass guitarist (Chams) and the lead singer (Andrew Clarke).
Delightful Cinema: "The Harder They Come" - Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.
Directed By: Perry Henzell
Written By: Perry Henzell and Trevor D. Rhone
Starring: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, and Carl Bradshaw
"The Harder They Come" Trailer: https://youtu.be/imGkQdE7N2s
The Delightful Festival is presented by:
A Better Jamaica, Inc.
With the generous support of:
New York City Council Member Adrienne Adams
New York City Council Member Rory Lancman
New York City Council Member I. Daneek Miller
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs