Local Vibes
January 31, 2014
Promoters aim to raise $400,000 in SVG Rise Up concert

Vincentians from all over will gather at the Victoria Park tomorrow, Saturday for a benefit concert dubbed, “SVG Rise Up”.{{more}}

Organizers of the event, music producer Alex Barnwell, businessman Luke Boyea and reigning soca monarch Gamal “Skinny Fabulous” Doyle are aiming to raise the estimated $400,000 required to refurbish the maternity ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, which suffered extensive damage during the December 24, 2013 trough system.

A number of regional and local artistes have been billed to perform at the event free of cost.

Some of the acts slated for tomorrow’s event include: Alison Hinds and Peter Ram out of Barbados, Benjai from Trinidad and Tallpree from Grenada.

The local artistes are: Skinny Fabulous, the Soca Dans, Skarpyon, Bomani, Maddzart, Fya Empress, Abuza, Yaphatto, Prez, Recka, Mystic Vibrations, Keith Currency, Royall, K-netiks Band, Vikings Band and a number of major DJs.

Monies raised will be administered by the International accounting firm, KPMG.