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Tarrus Riley woos patrons at RT Festival Village

- massive turnout at Friday night’s August 4 show that saw local & international artistes
Known for his hit songs like ‘She’s Royal’, ‘Superman’ and ‘Love’s Contagious’, Tarrus Riley rocked the stage at the Road Town festival village on Friday August 4, 2017. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd dancing to music by Tarrus Riley. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd dancing to music by Tarrus Riley. Photo: VINO
Tarrus Riley ended with a bang by surprising his fans with special guest, Rock City which had the crowd in a frenzy as they performed their hit song ‘Crazy Love’. Photo: VINO
Tarrus Riley ended with a bang by surprising his fans with special guest, Rock City which had the crowd in a frenzy as they performed their hit song ‘Crazy Love’. Photo: VINO
Drastic singing hit songs like 'Wukk' and 'Oye' at the Road Town festival village on Friday August 4, 2017. Photo: VINO
Drastic singing hit songs like 'Wukk' and 'Oye' at the Road Town festival village on Friday August 4, 2017. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd dancing to music by Tarrus Riley. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd dancing to music by Tarrus Riley. Photo: VINO
The Final Faze performed a musical mix of reggae and soca. Photo: VINO
The Final Faze performed a musical mix of reggae and soca. Photo: VINO
So Strong Family during their performance. Photo: VINO
So Strong Family during their performance. Photo: VINO
Ras Imo during his soulful performance. Photo: VINO
Ras Imo during his soulful performance. Photo: VINO
Local Calypso Queen Sistah Joyce captivated the crowd, not doing any calypso but some of her local reggae songs like ‘Love Potion’. Photo: VINO
Local Calypso Queen Sistah Joyce captivated the crowd, not doing any calypso but some of her local reggae songs like ‘Love Potion’. Photo: VINO
Pressure Buss pipe held the crowd, doing some of his number one hit sounds like ‘Love and Affection’ and ‘Virgin Islands Nice’. Photo: VINO
Pressure Buss pipe held the crowd, doing some of his number one hit sounds like ‘Love and Affection’ and ‘Virgin Islands Nice’. Photo: VINO
Revelation Da Royal during his performance a the Road Town festival village on Friday August 4, 2017. Photo: VINO
Revelation Da Royal during his performance a the Road Town festival village on Friday August 4, 2017. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Blazing the stage at the Festival Ground in Road Town, hundreds turned out to hear international Jamaican reggae singer, Tarrus Riley back again for another year, gave a performance that was more than expected with lots of surprises.

The night kicked off with a performance by The Final Faze that had the patrons rocking to the sounds of their beat which included a mix of reggae and soca.

So Strong Family and Ras Imo performances were filled with conscious and soulful lyrics that spoke to crime and love.

Another remarkable performance was easily executed by Drastic which had the crowd in an uproar as he unleashed some dance moves and hit songs like ‘Wukk’, ‘Oye’ and ‘Where I’m From’.

Local Calypso Queen Sistah Joyce captivated the crowd, not doing any calypso but some of her local reggae songs like her popular, ‘Love Potion’.

Following, Revelation Da Royal’s performance was nothing short of energy and conscious vibes that had the patrons in a rock steady mood as he paved the way Pressure’s performance.

Pressure Buss pipe held the crowd, doing some of his number one hit sounds like ‘Love and Affection’ and ‘Virgin Islands Nice’ that truly primed up the crowd for what they had coming next, the reggae soulful entertainer, Tarrus Riley.

Rock City's surprise performance

With the crowd 85% to the stage front by the time Pressure Buss pipe was showing his ‘love and affection’, space was not enough to the stage front to contain the crowd that wanted to be at that level for the night’s feature artiste who had the fans singing along at several stages of his time on stage.

He sang some of his number one hits like ‘She’s Royal’, ‘Superman’, ‘Love’s Contagious’ and ‘Sorry Is a Sorry Word’ just to name a few.

Before closing his performance, Tarrus Riley ended with a bang by surprising his fans with special guest, Rock City which had the crowd in a frenzy as they performed their hit song ‘Crazy Love’.

Local band VIBE closed the night with an energetic performance, singing there latest song ‘Flashlight’ that has been receiving positive feedback since its release. The song also pays tribute to Neil A. ‘Mr Melee’ Blyden. 

 

 

7 Responses to “Tarrus Riley woos patrons at RT Festival Village”

  • qc (05/08/2017, 12:01) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    nice reggae music
  • huh (05/08/2017, 14:38) Like (1) Dislike (9) Reply
    is this a reggae fest?
    • a good man is neva honored in his own land (05/08/2017, 15:17) Like (6) Dislike (5) Reply
      them aint had no call treating revalation da royal like that after them had those artist on before clowin around . them only needed systah joyce ,imo then rev then pressure then Taurus
    • BICH (05/08/2017, 16:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      That night
  • 3-minute man (05/08/2017, 19:55) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    What a disappointment.
  • Iknowledge (06/08/2017, 21:16) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    I full joy my self. Big up to v.i news online an the whole goverment big up all da artistes dj taz. An everyone else dat help da festival to be so sweet big up security for da swell job an all da fans da supported love u tortola love home sweet home this year was da bomb. An aint finish yet goin catch da jouvert eh plus east an carrot. May love an prosperity take this island god bless everyone


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