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A look ahead (and a look into) the Honey Jam Barbados auditions!

Every year around this time, there’s an explosion of female musical talent in Bim. Or maybe that’s not quite correct. It was there all along, bubbling along at small open mic nights, singing soulfully in church, jamming in bands and spending long nights in tiny recording studios getting the┬ásound just right. But at around this […]

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I Am An Islandista: Ebonnie Rowe of Honey Jam

Barbados’ music scene needed Ebonnie Rowe to come along. Ever since the Bajan-Canadian started the Barbadian version of her famed all-female music showcase Honey Jam, she has unearthed a dizzying array of talented performers in some frankly unexpected genres. Sure we expected R & B, pop, reggae and of course soca singers but the Honey […]