Groovin 2017
Groovin’ Restart To Busy’s US Dates – Secures US Work Permit, Booked For NY Show In June

Five years after he was extradited to the USA from Jamaica on a charge of absconding bail, entertainer Busy Signal is now heading to New York City in June, where he plans to deliver a blistering performance to thousands of reggae fans who have had to endure a punishing wait for Busy’s brand of live reggae music. Glendale Gordon, also known as Busy Signal, secured his US visa four months ago and he has now been cleared to travel to New York to perform on that city’s premier R&B and reggae concert, Groovin’ In The Park, having now been granted a US, work permit. Busy Signal will deliver his first performance on US, soil at the 7th annual Groovin’ In The Park concert, which takes place at Roy Wilkins Park

Groovin 2017
GROOVIN 2017 TO FEATURE FREDDIE MCGREGOR, KEN BOOTHE, LEROY SIBBLES & REGGAE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

NY: In the early sixties, long before there was reggae, a haunting, captivating and blissfully bouncy beat called rock steady captured the imagination of music lovers on the island of Jamaica. This beat was an offspring of ska, and it first emerged from the belly of inner city of Kingston. It spread like wildfire, quickly dominating dance floors, parties, sessions and radio play from coast to coast and it was later exported to the rest of the world. The dominant instruments in this hypnotic new wave were the bass and the drums. A chorus of ‘rude boys’ emerged who chanted their message of protest against a harsh police and justice system, and the end product was a body of some of Jamaica’s most alluring and unforgettable anthems ever- the Rock