Occur Goes Global - The Music of Belize

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 6:14 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music In this Central American nation of fewer than 500,000 people, music comes from all walks of life. Borrowing from Mayan, African, Caribbean and European cultures, genres like punta rock and soca thrive. Here we explore the pioneers of the Belizean sound and those that are propelling it into the future.   Andy Palacio Andy Palacio is Belize’s patron saint of popular music. In his short life – he died of a stroke at age 48 in 2008 –... READ MORE