Diverse line-up of Reggae & World Music performers for 34th IRAWMA

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SOUTH FLORIDA – The IRAWMA 2014 named Princess of Reggae, Etana & The Rawsoul Rebels and multiple IRAWMA winner Tarrus Riley, among the leading 2014/15 nominees for the glittering 34th annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA).  They will perform at reggae and world music’s biggest Awards night.

Among the hosts/emcees will be, Third World- Reggae Ambassadors, numerous winner and past recipient of the IRAWMA Hall of Fame/Lifetime Award.

The Martin’s International produced IRAWMA takes place on Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at the newly remodeled, prestigious, Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 Davie Road in Davie/Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The red carpet arrival begins at 5:00pm and the Awards /showcase start at 7:00pm.

Among the other performers: No-Maddz, who signed an endorsementdeal with Puma in 2011. The record-breaking Puma FAAS campaign with Usain Bolt became the highest sales for a second quarter in the company’s history. The series of adverts were aired on MTV, VH1,TBS,CW (in the United States of America) amongst others worldwide. Also, the adverts played in every Footlocker and Puma store worldwide.

Also: Legendary reggae andgospel great, Dr. Carlene Davis, newcomer and best female nominee Ikaya, and Ed Robinson –Lifetime Awardee.The Africa Showcase segment will feature: Fally Ipupa, Shatta Wale, Dahmu Manero and the Kamutshima Dance Troupe. South Florida nominees Comedian Rohan Gunter, Code Red Band, Sharon Wiles and LeJah, among others will represent the Sunshine State and other world music.

SPECIAL AWARDS OF HONOR RECIPIENTS ARE: Tito Puente, Jr. – Latin Mambo, A.J. Brown- Lifetime Awardee, Plomie Lewis, John T- WAVS 1170AM, Ossie Elliott-Musician,and Desmond Patterson-DJ and Rainbow Records.

General Admission tickets are $50and VIP tickets $100. Limited time early promotional discount tickets arenow on sale at Bailey Concert Hall’s ticket office, www.baileyhall.org www.irawma.com or call 877/9- REGGAE (877/973-4423).

Tickets are also available from the following supporting sponsors: VP Records and Sam’s Grocery in Miramar, Reggae N Thing in Coral Springs, Rainbow Variety  Store, Aunt I’s in Fort Lauderdale, and at Groupon.com.

Other sponsors are: Bailey Hall at Broward College, OnStage TV, Hot 105 FM,  VP Records, JAMAICA (Jamaica Tourist Board), Alpha Studios, JAMUSA (Jamaica Recording and Promotions Company), Ainsworth Rose and the Sunshine Band , Residence Inn and Suites by Marriott, Tanto Irie- Reggae Runnins, Docs Wiz/Dawn Marie & Wiz Show; HiClass Promotions; Riddims Marketing, LoveDoc/ Amazing Sour Sop Drinks, Events-R-Rus, Patrick B., Wiz Communications, Mickey B/Emcee Promotions, The Duke of Earle Group, http://www.bundiblg.com, Blog and  TV, among others.

The official hotel is the Residence Inn and Suites by Marriott, Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port, and a limited time and limited number of rooms the hotel is offering a special group rate, with complimentary breakfast. Click this link to book your group rate for Reggae Award Enter this Group Promotion code to get the group rate: ragragw

The annual IRAWMA is dedicated to “Health Awareness”, and part of the proceeds benefit, the Princess Margaret Hospital in St.Thomas, Jamaica and Entertainers in need.


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