ECOFACTORY They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization founded by St. Lucian artist Taj Weekes and is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and orphaned children in the Caribbean through sport, enrichment, educational and wellness programs. “I had the personal pleasure of meeting Mr. Weekes at an event in Orlando. […]

ARTE Y VIDA CHICAGO Taj Weekes and Adowa Taj Weekes is a superb roots reggae artist from the small Caribbean island of St. Lucia who formed his group Adowa in New York City and has since released two critically acclaimed albums; Hope and Doubtand Deidem. Weekes sings assuredly and soulfully for the voiceless and the […]

WORLD MUSIC CENTRAL Old Town School of Folk Music Announces World Music Wednesdays Schedule for Summer 2009 Excerpt – World Music Wednesdays replaces the previous format of Old Town School of Folk Music’s Peña, Afrofolk, and World Music Series by presenting music of all of these genres in each three-month series. The series will run […]

Check out the new photos of Taj Weekes and Adowa taken by fine-art and sports photographerScott Evans at the Wilbert’s show on June 10 in Cleveland, Ohio. He also accompanied the band to a roudy game of the local favorite “Cornhole,” which provided Cleveland with some new champions – Taj Weekes and Adowa! Check out […]

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER Excerpt of article by: Lori Holcomb This weekend, the islands are closer than you think Cool breezes, spirited drinks and easy-going rhythms – welcome to the islands, mon. So, it’s not exactly the Caribbean, but for those who can’t afford the plane ticket, this weekend’s Kalamazoo Island Fest is the next best […]

LETTER FROM HERE Blog by: Madison Guy Taj Weekes and Adowa performed Saturday afternoon at the Marquette Neighborhood Association Waterfront Festival, which continues Sunday at Yahara Place Park, “at the confluence of the Yahara River and Lake Monona.”

THE ST. LUCIA MIRROR St. Lucia’s international reggae artist, Taj Weekes, has added his voice to the pleas for greater developmental prospects for local artists in the highly competitive music industry. Weekes is the first St. Lucian singer to be considered for nomination of a Grammy Award. He and his band Adowa recently released an […]