Kingston, Jamaica: Global Battle of the Bands Jamaica winners Dubtonic Kru performed live at the hottest cultural event of the holiday season “Half Way Tree LIVE” on Monday, December 13, 2010. By popular demand the band has been asked to perform for the finale showcase of this quarter’s Half Way Tree LIVE on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at the event’s concert hall, the Cotton Tree Theatre.
On Saturday Afternoon (Saturday, December 11) Dubtonic Kru battled ten (10) other bands to come away with the title of Global Battle of the Bands Jamaica winner. As winners of the competition Dubtonic Kru will be representing Jamaica in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia competing against over thirty bands in the Global Battle of the Bands World Finals. If they win, Dubtonic Kru will receive One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars and the “Best Band In The World” statuette. As winners of the Jamaican leg of the competition, they will also receive 20 Hours of Studio time courtesy of Red Bull and three months of Publicity Services from Nanook Enterprises Ltd. For more information about Dubtonic Kru visit www.dubtonickru.com.
Joan Elizabeth Webley of Nanook Enterprises Limited expressed, “I’m so excited to have them on Half Way Tree LIVE, I have listened to them perform and they are a force to be reckoned with, I have every confidence in their ability to win the international competition and look forward to working with them as their Publicist for the next three months.”
Half Way Tree LIVE is a must for this Christmas! Come and experience Jamaica the way it used to be and the outstanding performances from talented Jamaicans “like you’d never believe”. There will be performances at The Cotton Tree Theatre (Main Stage), One Side (Developmental Stage) for the nightly audiences. Also, there will be the Pickney Pen and story-telling for the children, Food Village featuring food demonstrations by Grace Kennedy Company Ltd. and the Craft Village for all your local goods. Half Way Tree LIVE will be open every day from December 13 to December 19 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
Half Way Tree LIVE is being brought to you by Nanook Enterprises Ltd., The Wright Agency Ltd. and The National Solid Waste Management Authority in association with The Kingston & St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC), JAMPRO, LIME and Grace Foods Ltd.