Stuart Wilson and the Love Culture
Band gave a spellbinding performance over the weekend by all accounts, during
their visit to Montego Bay for the annual Camfest show held in honour of the
country’s Independence Day celebrations.
This is the second time the artist
and his band were invited to play the event, which has become quite a pull
since its inception some 15 years ago.
Other musical acts that performed
on the evening included Carlene Davis, Fanton Mojah and Errol Dunkley.
A statement issued by the show’s
organisers, which included the Council of Cambridge in Montego Bay, Jamaica,
said, “Camfest this year was branded Sting of Faith and featured a number of
Gospel acts, in addition to the reggae spots that are usually on display. We
often include foreign acts in the lineup to make the show more interesting, as
well as to broaden the community’s perspective and imagination.”
Mr. Wilson, who had been performing
with his band on the circuit in the Cayman Islands throughout 2009, said he
welcomed the performance with open arms, as the band had taken a break from
live appearances for some time, to make way for his upcoming album.
“This was a great diversion for me,
because it allowed me to get back into the character with which I am most
comfortable and gave me the privilege of leaving the earth for those few
minutes I was on stage. There is nothing like performing,” said the artist.
He added that the show was a family
event and one to be proud of having participated in.
The singer said the trip also
quietly marked a personal milestone in his career that he alone would savour
However, he said that “It would not
be long before the kitten became a cat.”