Several of Dominica’s popular calypsonians are expected to perform at the 11th annual King of Kings Calypso Extravaganza carded for Saturday, August 18 2012 at VIP Lounge, 745 Ralph Avenue, Brooklyn, New York .
The star-studded line up includes the reigning and five time record breaking Calypso Monarch, King Dice and reigning two-time Road March King, Sye. Three-time Soca Monarch, Daddy Chess and last year ‘s first feminine monarch Tasha P are also expected to perform.
Also on the line up are 2012 finalist, Stardom King of the Tent and La Plaine Monarch, Checko with his popular hit ‘AM, PM,’ Hunter and Scrunter.
A surprise former Calypso King of a different vocation has confirmed he will perform.
Veteran Kings Solo, Ency, Rabbit and for the first time in the United States, the enduring Picky are expected to perform a number of road march hits from “Dominica’s Calypso treasury.”
To complete this musical galaxy of stars from the nature isle and making guest appearances are newly crowned prince of Bouyon, Asa Banton, Asha Thomas, Qfm’s 2010 Q Talent Search winner and Know you Kulture culture group, a Dominican group based in New Jersey.
The musicians will be backed up by one of the oldest orchestras from the Caribbean, 53-year-old Swingin Starz and Master of Ceremonies Prince Wadix.
This annual Calypso showcase has been vastly appreciated by the Dominican and Caribbean Diaspora residing in the United States and Canada.
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