Groovin In the Park, the largest international reggae and R&B festival will be even more exciting this year with the addition of the Caribbean Food Delights World Jamaican Beef Patty Eating Championship.
“Groovin in the Park is excited to partner with Caribbean Food Delights (CFD) for the World Jamaican Beef Patty Championship, which is sanctioned by Wisconsin’s based All Pro Eating Promotions governing body,” said Groovin Executive Producer, Christopher Roberts.
*This is probably the first time that a professional competition of this kind is being held at a reggae/ R&B festival in North America, which will provide Groovin In The Park patrons a unique opportunity to experience the competition first hand. I am confident they will enjoy it” Roberts noted.
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NY: Grammy Award winning R&B legend Regina Belle has been added to the powerful lineup for the 2016 'Groovin In The Park' concert which unfolds at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY on Sunday, June 26th. The news was recently announced on Groovin Radio, WVIP, 93.5 FM in New York City.
"Regina is a powerhouse singer who has recorded many R&B hit songs in her illustrious career. We are excited and sincerely grateful to include her on our lineup this year," Christopher Roberts, CEO of Groovin Inc, parent company of 'Groovin In The Park' said.
New York: A past winner and an enduring favorite of NBC's smash television series The Voice, Tessanne Chin, will join the company of Grammy Award winners Brian McKnight, Peabo Bryson and reggae luminaries Beres Hammond and Toots Hibbert as headline performers at Groovin In The Park 2016 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens.
The annual summer concert takes place on Sunday June 26 and the Jamaican songbird took to twitter to announce her glee saying "can't wait !!! #GroovinInThePark."
Duane Stephenson's Groovin Radio interview for his Groovin In The Park 2016 appearance
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New York: Veteran reggae superstars Toots Hibbert, who recently reached a court settlement for the injury he sustained in 2013, is now officially confirmed as a headline performer alongside Beres Hammond at New York's Groovin In The Park 2016. The event unfolds at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY on Sunday, June 26, 2016.
This year's festival promises to be a ravishing treat for music lovers who will have the opportunity to see the Jamaican icon and former lead singer of The Maytals in concert.
“We here at Groovin Inc are extremely happy Toots has fully recovered from his injury and is ready to grace the stage again" Groovin Inc CEO Chris Roberts disclosed.
Toots was originally booked to perform at the festival in 2013 but was pulled after sustaining a head injury at an outdoor festival in Richmond, Virginia.
Reggae's timeless idol Beres Hammond, who has performed at the annual "Groovin In The Park at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York on two previous occasions, has been invited to be one of the headliners for the annual festival on Sunday, June 26, 2016.