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Beres, Maxi, Romain Conclude Successful 'Singers In Action' Concert Series 3

Beres, Maxi, Romain Conclude Successful ‘Singers In Action’ Concert Series

Loversrock King Beres Hammond, Maxi Priest and Romain Virgo are still on a musical high after completing the very successful ‘Singers In Action’ concert series that featured performances at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, NY and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ.
Beres, Maxi, Romain Conclude Successful 'Singers In Action' Concert Series 3
For Romain, the concert series came on the heels of a very successful performance in Montego Bay at the 27th installment of Reggae Sumfest. His stellar performance in NJ featured ‘Love Sick’ ‘Soul Provider,’ ‘Stay with Me,’ ‘I Am Rich in Love,’ ‘Who Feels It Knows It,’ ‘I Know Better,’ ‘Mi Caan Sleep,’ ‘Another Day, Another Dollar’ and ‘Leave People Business. So good was the ‘Love Sick’ singer, that comparisons with a young Beres Hammond have started to surface.
Beres, Maxi, Romain Conclude Successful 'Singers In Action' Concert Series 3
Maxi Priest brought his A+ game to both gigs, warming hearts with ‘Close To You,’ ‘That Girl,’ ‘Wild World,’ ‘Just A Little Bit Longer,’ ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck’ and ‘I’m Alright,’ the lead single from his soon to be released album ‘It All Comes Back To Love’  which is being produced by Shaggy.
Beres, Maxi, Romain Conclude Successful 'Singers In Action' Concert Series 1

Maxi made way for perennial crowd favorite Beres Hammond who lived up to his top billing. For more than 60 blistering minutes, the ‘Boss’  mesmerized fans with love ballads and vintage classics including ‘Come Back Home,’ ‘Step Aside,’ ‘What One Dance Can Do,’ ‘She Loves Me Now,’ ‘Stay Longer,’ ‘Putting Up Resistance,’ ‘Can You Play Some More,’ ‘No Disturb Sign’ and many others. Midway his set, a female fan shouted that she was celebrating her birthday. Beres initially serenaded her with his 1978 hit ‘One Step Ahead’ but in a surprise move, the birthday girl asked if she could join the ‘Boss’ for one song. Beres obliged. What transpired was euphoric! The two singers created musical magic, crooning ‘Live On’ that Beres originally recorded with Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths. The effort earned rapturous applauds from the sold out crowd inside the NJPac

“We did it again! The shows were well attended and every patron I spoke with, left fully satisfied” event promoter George Crooks of Jammins Events said in an interview.

Crooks also singled out radio, print and digital media for their support; Jammins team of workers for their dedication to producing top class events and the venue organizers at Ford Amphitheater and NJPAC for their professionalism.

Prior to his New Jersey performance, Beres who has been visiting and performing in Newark for several years, was recognized with a proclamation by the City of Newark. Making the presentation backstage was Esther Lewars, Newark Caribbean Commission Chairperson.

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