Upcoming Events (2017)
PARAMIRA WEG, ST.EUSTATIUS
ST. JOHN, USVI
ST. ANN, JAMAICA
Duane Stephenson from August Town
Duane Stephenson has distinguished himself as a respected singer and songwriter with a purity of heart and sound that can be felt from the first note of his melodic instrument. Duane ably addresses a variety of issues, ranging from powerful social commentary, to romance.
His first album titled ‘From August Town’ was released on Cannon/VP Records in 2008 and was produced by one of his musical mentors, the legendary Jamaican saxophonist Dean Fraser. Duane’s second album ‘Black Gold’ was released on VP Records in 2010 and was nominated for the 2010 Album of the Year at Jamaica’s EME (Excellence in Music & Entertainment) Awards. The album peaked at #1 on the Jamaica Music Countdown. Duane also notably collaborated with legendary musicians The Wailers to write ‘A step for mankind’ which was done in benefit of the United Nations World Food Programme.
Throughout the course of his career Duane has toured much of the world, with frequent tour dates across North, Central and South America, and parts of Europe.
In 201 4 Duane released the album ‘Dangerously Roots’ to critical and popular acclaim. For many, this third album solidified him as a Reggae singer of exceptional quality.