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T&T Comedian, Learie Joseph is Retiring. He’s Going Out With A Bang.

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Trinidad and Tobago’s most loved comedian, Learie Joseph says he’s going out with a bang. Satisfied that he has brought tremendous joy to the hearts of hundreds of thousands, worldwide, over his many years in the entertainment business, Joseph is announcing his retirement. 

In 2023, Learie Joseph celebrates his 50th anniversary in the comedy business. “I’ve lived out my dream,” he admits, and now, with the curtains set to come down on his illustrious career in comedy, he says he will do it the only way he knows how. “I have to go out just as heartily as I’ve always been,” he explained, highlighting that a 100- show tour is planned to give fans across the world, their fill of pure Learie Joseph comedy. 

The Learie Joseph – Laugh with Me One Last Time Retirement Tour, kicks off on August 19th in Central Trinidad. “We have a super-hilarious show packaged for production by our team, in close collaboration with Learie and his team,” explained Caribbean event producer, Randy Glasgow. He assured that the show will be supported by a great comedic lineup of guests who’ll each bring something different to the stage. 

The tour will take the length and breadth of Trinidad and Tobago, including venues in Diego Martin, Siparia, Princes Town, Couva,  Port-of-Spain, San Fernando, Roxborough,  Scaborough and La Brea, before hosting audiences regionally, in Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Dominica and internationally, in Toronto, Montreal, Miami, New York, New Jersey, Boston, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Connecticut, Staten Island, Detroit and London.

“Learie Jospeh is one of a kind. He is one of the Caribbean’s most thrilling live comedians and we at Randy Glasgow Productions have seen, first hand, the impact of his humor on the lives of people from all walks of life,” said Glasgow. Learie, often called the Caribbean’s funniest man, has never failed to live up to the expectations of fans. It can be assured that his comedic delivery will be nothing short of spectacular as he gracefully makes way for the up-and coming acts in the industry. 

For information on the Learie Jospeh – Laugh With Me One Last Time Retirement Tour, follow @randyglasgowproductions on all social media platforms. 

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Marley Magic. Stephen Remixes Old Soul.

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Stephen Marley, the acclaimed 8x GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, announces the release of a new remix of his single “Old Soul,” the title track of his latest critically- acclaimed album by DJ Delano of Renaissance Disco titled (DJ Delano Renaissance Santa Barbara Mix).


The remix also features a sample of the classic ‘Santa Barbara’ riddim created by the legendary Grammy Award-winning Jamaican drummer, Sly Dunbar (Sly & Robbie).

The new “Old Soul” remix release coincides with the resumption of the second leg pf Stephen’s Old Soul Tour (Unplugged) dates starting this Saturday, May 25th at the Cali Roots Festival in Monterey, California with his brother Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.  Both the remix and tour are a continuation of Stephen Marley’s support of his landmark album Old Soul that was released last fall. 


“I was invited to play at Stephen Marley’s daughter’s wedding reception and wanted to play ‘Old Soul,’ my favorite song from the album, while people were dancing.  I decided to drop a riddim on the spot to create a remix doing it live.  They loved the mix and vibe from ‘the remix king” and this how the remix came about.” shared DJ Delano of Renaissance Disco.

ABOUT STEPHEN MARLEY

Stephen Marley is an acclaimed singer and producer. He has worked closely with his brother Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley on the massive crossover hit Welcome To Jamrock. In addition, he continues to champion charitable endeavors centered in Jamaica as a co-founder of the Ghetto Youths Foundation, along with his brothers Damian and Julian Marley.

In 2017, Stephen established Kaya Fest, the annual music festival, which features special guests and rare family performances, all with the larger purpose of raising awareness around the benefits of cannabis, guided by the mantra “Education Before Recreation.” This summer, Stephen embarked on his annual, hugely successful Babylon By Bus Tour, and this week, he commences his Old Soul Tour Unplugged across the US.

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Sizzla Kalonji Is Ready to Take The Stage, At Redemption 9. Promoters Conscious of Social Responsibility.

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Organisers, Tropix Entertainment, Java Nation and Johnny Q Limited, have made a major commitment to presenting the people of T&T with an elevated level of entertainment, the likes of which will see Steel Pulse, Collie Buddz, Christopher Martin, SuperCat, Jamelody and Mr. King, hit the stage, alongside Kalonji. 

SuperCat is ready to deliver.

This year’s concert follows a 2023 show, which was headlined by Buju Banton. “Reggae music is powerful and resolute in its affirmations of positivity,” said Java Nation’s Ian Pantin. The team’s unwavering effort to bring Trinidad and Tobago back to a place of peace, comes from a place of personal compassion for country. “There is no denying the fact that society’s moral compass has shifted somewhat and we see this in the news headlines daily. As partners in the entertainment business, we believe it is our social responsibility to direct our people onto a more positive path,” said Pantin. 

Each year, the tone for the show is depicted in the artistes chosen. Over the years, Tarrus Riley, Anthony B, Jah Cure, Sanchez, Luciano, Glen Washington, Beres Hammond, Morgan Heritage and countless others, have brought a variation of sweet reggae music. It is anticipated that this year, the addition of Super Cat will add some momentum – the artiste well known for hit dancehall tracks like, ‘Dolly My Baby’, ‘GirlsTown,’ ‘Cry Fuh De Youth,’ ‘My Girl Josephine’ and many others. 

Collie Buddz

Patrons, confident in the Redemption brand, have already expressed excitement for ‘The Way Forward,’ indicating their loyal support for the concert that has certainly stood the test of time. “We are truly pleased and humbled by the support shown to Redemption over the years- by both patrons and sponsors who we consider partners. Executing a show of this magnitude annually, is no easy or simple feat. We work dedicatedly behind the scenes, trying our best to accommodate every partner, while presenting live entertainment that is purposeful and enjoyable. It’s never easy,” said Pantin. 

Together with the team, Pantin says each year, patrons’ views are taken into consideration and efforts made to return one year later, with a show that is better than previously experienced. This year, one lucky patron will be the winner of a signature, gold and ruby encrusted, Redemption pendant, worth approximately $20,000TTD. 

Christopher Martin will be there.

For further details, persons can follow Redemption the Concert on Facebook and Instagram or call 780-SHOW (7469). 

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