[Kingston, Jamaica] – March 4 – 6, 2021 are the brand new dates set for the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Competition initially scheduled for January 28-30.
That is partly resulting from COVID-19 considerations which prevented some worldwide artistes from collaborating within the pageant.
Primarily based on the need to watch the attending protocols within the cities that they reside, specifically California a troublesome determination needed to be made. The restrictions and their considerations for security would forestall them from with the ability to ship their performances for the January date.
The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Competition is just not the primary occasion to be just lately affected by the COVID 19 restrictions because the 2021 Grammys, initially scheduled for January 31st was additionally postponed to March.
Producer Adrian Allen remarked “All issues thought-about we imagine that that is the most suitable choice for all involved. Only a day in the past we have been suggested by a world artiste, nearly on the purpose of affirmation, that he wouldn’t be capable of do the efficiency throughout the required dates, as a result of California COVID 19 restrictions. This was a giant disappointment to us and in making an attempt to switch him realised that the opposite performers we might goal have been topic to the identical points. We determined that it was greatest to postpone the occasion,” he defined.
Native and Caribbean Acts Confirmed
Allen is resolute in his determination to take care of the successful Jazz and Blues components and the brand new dates supplies a possibility to fulfil that mandate. “The pageant has all the time offered a mixture of Worldwide and native performers and we didn’t want to change that components. As a accountable pageant we now have to be involved in regards to the well being and security of the artists. The additional time will enable them extra flexibility to make sure their security. It’ll additionally enable us extra time to supply essentially the most magical digital presentation of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues pageant. All native and Caribbean acts are confirmed and able to go and we will probably be saying them within the weeks forward.”
New Dates Permits For Further Publicity
“Now we have mentioned the brand new dates with our sponsors and all are in settlement with the change to March, remarked Marcia McDonnough, Co-Producer of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Competition. “With the prolonged timeline we will interact a a lot bigger viewers in our pre-event promotions which robotically will increase the potential viewers for the present. An added benefit is that it will give extra publicity to the manufacturers thus growing the sponsors’ return on funding within the pageant and this after all is without doubt one of the main aims or our advertising marketing campaign.”