August 10, 2022

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Better of The Finest Music Fest Delivers Epic Performances

by Howard Campbell

[MIAMI] – Inclement climate did not dampen the keenness of followers at Finest Of The Finest, at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on Might 29. A full home braved the rain because the annual present returned to its conventional date on Memorial Day Weekend.

Followers noticed younger dancehall turks like Yaksta, Lyrikal, soca star Patrice Roberts, Strain Buss Pipe, Cham, Mr. Vegas, Chris Martin and perennial favourite Beres Hammond.

Beres Hammond deliversPhotograph Credit score, Andre Jones

Ronnie Tomlinson, spokesperson for Finest Of The Finest 2022, described the performances and manufacturing as “epic”.

“Being an outside live performance, climate is at all times a priority, however we began to see individuals come out from 2 pm and by 3 pm we had a number of hundreds on the road ready to come back in. Subsequently, we knew the anticipation for the sixteenth staging was excessive,” she mentioned.

Tomlinson added that organizers didn’t anticipate three hours of teeming rain however as soon as the present obtained going, followers soaked up energetic units from the acts.

“As others realized this rain was not holding up we began to see extra patrons begin to come within the park. The spotlight was the general present — every artist delivered and the patrons and distributors labored with the climate,” mentioned Tomlinson.

Patrice Roberts - Best of the Best Music Fest
Patrice Roberts Photograph Credit score: Andre Jones

Finest Of The Finest was first held in 2007 in Miami. Together with Miami Carnival and Grace Jamaica Jerk Pageant, it is without doubt one of the marquee occasions on South Florida’s West Indian calendar.

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Final 12 months, the present was re-scheduled to October resulting from COVID-19. Nonetheless, promoters had been assured of attracting an enormous turnout with a follow-up occasion seven months later.

Best of the Best Music Fest - Baby Cham
Child Cham – Photograph Credit score: Andre Jones