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Soca on the Hill Is Here!

July 20, 2008

The highly anticipated “world’s greatest soca event” comes off on Sunday July 29th 2008, at the Farley Hill National Park, St Peter, from noon until 8 p.m.

4D Entertainment, organizers of Soca On De Hill (SOH), have promised a quality event, and from the impressive line-up of acts for the show patrons are in for a treat. From noon sharp, there will be eight straight hours of non-stop soca action, billed to satisfy all lovers of this genre of music.

Vintage/back in time

If you have loved soca for 20 years or more, there will be top quality classics from the highly acclaimed David Rudder, Shadow and Johnny King, all out of Trinidad and Tobago. Joining them in this vintage section of the show will be Barbados’ own Gabby, TC and Grynner.

Picks Fuh De Hill

Topping off this all-star cast will be the artistes who received the most votes in the Picks For The Hill promotion, as well as the region’s best soca bands. The artistes are: Stabby De Guard, Natahlee, Peter Ram, Villain, Rameses, Versewile de Azam Boss, Nard, Fraud Squad and Mikey.

Internationally acclaimed top soca band krosfyah, along with Jabae and the Big Show Band, will be providing additional entertainment as well as backing the artistes.

Soca monarchs

Enhancing the line-up will be the region’s top soca monarchs. From St Vincent there is the “party animal” Problem Child; Ricky T from St Lucia; Iwer George from Trinidad and Tobago; Adrian Dutchin from Guyana; Li’l Rick and Biggie Irie from Barbados.

Sponsors

Despite all of the hard work and planning over the past six months, 4D Entertainment realises none of this would have been made possible without its sponsors. We extend sincere appreciation first to those who have been with us since inception: namely Cable & Wireless and bmobile, Starcom Network and Hanschell Inniss.

C&W’s manager, mobile and voice services, Erma Banfield, stated: “C&W has been a proud sponsor of SOH since inception and we are very pleased to have seen it continue to grow into an exciting and popular fixture on the Crop-Over calendar.”

Banfield added that C&W’s broadband, bmobile and Hot Squad teams would be at Farley Hill tomorrow with promotions and giveaways.

Accommodation for the 20 regional acts is being sponsored by Sunswept Beach Resort, All Seasons Resort Europa, Intimate Hotels of Barbados, South Gap and Dover Beach Hotels.

Additional sponsors are Banks, Coca-Cola, Cockspur, Monster Energy, Ernest & Julio Gallo, Hennessey, Blue Waters, Farmer’s Choice, Lucky Horseshoe, Lord Willoughby’s Tavern, Transport Board, Bajanfuhlife.com, kadooment.com, DaCosta Mannings, CBC TV 8, Pizza Man Doc, National HIV/AIDS Commission: Stay Safe, Love Life, C&A Tools, Lewis Fencing, QSI and Executive Car Rentals.

4D Entertainment promises that Soca On De Hill 2k8, with its impressive line-up of top local and regional entertainers, will be even better than last year’s production, as it remains committed to providing quality entertainment for quality people.

As sung by Edwin Yearwood of krosfyah, “it nah missing me”!

See you at Soca On De Hill

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