Commemorating Usain Bolt’s last competitive races at the IAAF games, promoter Robomagic is hosting Jamaica House 2017 at London’s Indigo O2 between Aug 5-13.
Produced on behalf of the Jamaican Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the event will showcase Jamaican artists old and new, as well as UK artists of Jamaican descent, along with acts from far and wide influenced by Jamaican music – names such as Freddie McGregor, Ziggy Marley, Luciano, OMI, Nesbeth, Protoje, Krishane, Stylo G, The Skints, Nadia Rose, Yungen, Melissa Steel and more will perform.
The IAAF World Championships will be screened live on the big screens at the event too, so nobody will miss out on the excitement of watching Usain Bolt’s final races.
Acts so far confirmed are:
Saturday 5th August: Freddie McGregor, Luciano.
Sunday 6th August: Nesbeth, Twinkle Brothers, Natty, Gideon Family, Jah Shaka
Monday 7th August: Krishane, Kiko Bun, Melissa Steel, Da Beatfreaks, Nabiha, Moves, Afro B, DJ P Montana, Mackareo, Finesse Forever
Tuesday 8th August: Praise and Worship, Gospel Night
Wednesday 9th August: Steel Pulse / The Skints, Adrian Sherwood
Thursday 10th August: Yungen, Nadia Rose, Abra Cadabra, Belly Squad, Lisa Mercedez, Special guest: Kojo Funds
Friday 11th August: Ziggy Marley, Jesse Royal
Saturday 12th August: OMI, Chris Martin, Jah 9, Capital Letters, Reggae Regulars
Sunday 13th August: Protoje, Stylo G, Cadenza, Prynce Mini