KES TOTR 2020: Unity Through Music

KES TOTR 2020: Unity Through Music

Electric energy, scintillating instrumentals, hypnotizing vocals and an extensive catalog of music was what patrons were served on a platter during Kes Tuesday On The Rocks held at the Queen’s Park Savannah on Tuesday 18th.

Themed the Rhythm of Life. The concert’s stage was dressed with 4 gigantic paneled LED background screens that displayed vivid, psychedelic patterns that changed rhythmically. Extraordinary lighting effects and a backdrop of the band made you want to not miss a thing.

Kes and the band dug deep into their playlist for old hits that had the crowd acting  ‘‘Wotless’ while patrons chanted to favourites like the ladies anthem ‘Boss Lady’. The band then pulled from new classics that encouraged the crowd to find themselves on the ‘Savannah Grass’, while mashing up to his 2020 power collaboration with Iwer George, ‘Stage Gone Bad.’

Patrons were on a musical journey that none expected with a unique blend of soulful vocals, calypso-inspired melodies, rock riffs and island beat with each song. With appearances from Jamaican sensation Konshens, Patrice Roberts, Teddison John, Terri Lyons, Erphaan Alves, Nadia Batson, Sekon Star, Skinny Banton, Freetown Collective, Jimmy October, and Voice. Even international British DJ and singer-songwriter Afro B, known for his hit song “Drogba (Joanna)” graced the stage.

The Honourable Kes (President of the Red Man Association) publically promoted his Caribbean pride, stating on stage that its “One love, one unity…Right now yuh in Trinidad and yuh passport stamp”, expressing his thanks to soca lovers with his song ‘People’.

The sweat was dripping as patrons danced and sang along to every song, as Kes Tuesday On The Rocks definitely delivered a unique musical blend of heartfelt vocals and Caribbean inspired melodies over a fusion of island beats.

Click below to view the entire show that was live-streamed: