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August 8th, 2016
Road March champs VIBE seeking to draw a wider audience

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Having captured its third Road March title this year, local band VIBE does not intend on getting comfortable where it is at and has announced that there will soon be some changes as it seeks to target a wider audience.

April 15th, 2016
Local bands for Festival Jouvert on show @ TPP this Saturday April 16

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Emancipation Festival is still some months ahead, nevertheless, local bands have been busy working on their pieces, including for the highly anticipated Jouvert.

March 5th, 2016
R-City, Trina & Showtime ‘killed it’ @ Spring Fest opening night

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The opening night of the 2016 Spring Fest, courtesy of Five Star Promotions, saw scores if not hundreds of patrons turning up, no doubt leaving fully satisfied after intense performances from Showtime Band, US female rapper Trina and USVI’s R-City.

January 18th, 2016
Local entertainers still not paid for Festival 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Almost half a year since they performed at Festival 2015, local bands who graced the stages of the various Festivilles have yet to receive all of their monies from Government. According to reports some have been paid for performances outside of Road Town while others have not received a dime.

December 4th, 2015
VI entertainers to ‘invade’ Anguilla this weekend!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Borne out of the desire to work together as British Overseas Territories entertainers, a group of musicians from the Virgin Islands travelled to Anguilla this morning, December 4, 2015 to perform this weekend in the first leg of the initiative.

July 29th, 2015
UPDATE: Showtime Band boycotts Road March 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online had reported on July 23, 2015 that eight-time VI Road March champions Showtime Band was uncertain for this year’s Road March and can now confirm that the popular band will not feature in this year’s competition.

June 29th, 2015
Onyan, Showtime band & others set rhythm for VI Festival 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – De Castro Street came alive last evening June 28, 2015 with the launch of Festival 2015 and all events related to it in a sea of vibrant colours and excitement with hundreds turning out to see the entertainment in store for them.

June 16th, 2015
Showtime band joins the Digicel family

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Digicel is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive two-year agreement as the Platinum Sponsor of Showtime band. The eleven band members will now become Digicel Community Brand Ambassadors and produce music, company jingles and feature in Digicel's advertising campaigns.

April 5th, 2015
Tarrus Riley leaves VG crowd wanting more

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Like he did the last time he was here in the Virgin Islands Jamaican reggae artiste Tarrus Riley got the crowd hyped up and left them wanting more even after performing for well over one hour with hit after hit.

January 4th, 2015
Showtime Band making positive influence @ local schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - They are not only about their personal development and advancement in today's society but as a member of the GRATE BVI Music Alliance, eight-time BVI Road March Champions, Showtime Band, has embarked on a mentorship project entitled “Rise Above” with primary and secondary schools across the Territory, a project that would see them positively influencing the lives of in-school youths.

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