Occur Goes Global - The Music of Barbados

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Yes, Rihanna is for all intents and purposes the musical ambassador from the Caribbean island of Barbados. But beyond her pop flair, there is an exuberant array of calypso, jazz and carnival artists from this thriving nation. We’ll explore the bands who give voice to the celebration of Crop Over (a festival with roots in the sugarcane harvest) and the native instruments that are distinctly Barbadian.   Troubadours International Talk about longevity— this reggae/dance collective first got together... READ MORE