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August 7th, 2023
OMG allegedly snubbed by Jouvert Sub-Committee; Out of Rise & Shine Tramp

MAYERS, Tortola, VI- There seems to be another controversy looming over the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival, this time over which bands will be on the road for the 2023 August Monday (August 7) Rise and Shine Tramp.

August 3rd, 2022
Hundreds turn out for East End Jouvert

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Someone said tired? With all the events that have been happening for Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival 2022, from the Road Town Jouvert, August Monday Parade, August Tuesday Horse Races, along with stage shows at Festival Grounds, hundreds of persons still had the energy to rise out of bed early to participate in the East End Jouvert this morning, August 3, 2022.

April 20th, 2016
Local bands unite '2 Mek Dem Dance’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The rivalry sometimes seen among local bands was put aside as band members united to give their fans a grand time at the event dubbed ‘Bands to Mek Dem Dance’ at the Tortola Pier Park on April 16, 2016.

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.

January 29th, 2016
OMG gets VI ‘Addicted’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a year in which it was able to capture the attention of music and party lovers, Virgin Islands band OMG is now releasing its first track- ‘Addicted’- signalling another upward step for the enthusiastic musicians.

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.

August 16th, 2015
New VI band ‘OMG’ seeks more radio play

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When one hears the term OMG especially in this age of texting and social media, it immediately brings to mind an exclamation about something shocking or amazing. However, for the purposes of this article, OMG means Our Music Group and it is the name of the newest band on the Virgin Islands scene.

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