The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

To­mor­row, the “Artists for Leebo” move­ment will host the “Leeboration” con­cert at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground from 2pm. A show­case of the works of Fran­cis “Leebo” De Lima will fea­ture three live bands and a stel­lar cast of close to fifty Saint Lu­cian artistes per­form­ing ca­lypso, jazz, R&B, reg­gae and soca mu­sic.

“Leeboration” will open with a per­for­mance from jazz artiste Rob “Zi” Tay­lor who, along with Adam Gil­mour and Leebo, was one of the found­ing mem­bers of the band Kronic Heights. It will end with an all-star per­for­mance of Leebo’s hit song ‘Un­con­di­tional Love’.

Artistes in­clud­ing Ted­dyson John, Su­per­man HD, Sedale, Ezra d’Fun­ma­chine, Mongstar, In­vader, Mys­te­rio and Nerdy will be backed up by DYP while oth­ers like Shayne Ross, Clau­dia Ed­ward, Linda “Cho­co­late” Berthia, Ken Hardy and Stacy Charles will be ac­com­pa­nied by Ron­ald “Boo” Hink­son and his band. The EvaLu­cian band will also back up Arthur, Menell, Trevor Dor­nelly and Michael Robin­son.

In ad­di­tion, Me­shach, Ashanti, Black Pearl, Mighty and Subance will per­form as well as Bar­bara Cadet and Sir Lancelot.

This grand con­cert has been de­signed to pro­duce an all star cast of DJ HP and the Kronic Heights crew who will take the au­di­ence on a trip down mem­ory lane with songs like ‘Sam­sung Blue’, ‘One Kiss’ and ‘I Deh’.

The “Leeboration” con­cert will also fea­ture dance com­pany Sil­ver Shadow Dancers, a mod­el­ing seg­ment and Aim­ran Sim­mons of the famed Di­a­mond Steel Or­ches­tra on pan.

Dubbed as a fam­ily af­fair, chil­dren un­der 12 will enter free into the event that will include face paint­ing, a bouncy cas­tle and a raf­fle of do­nated items from An­thony’s Jewelry, Di­a­monds In­ter­na­tional, St Lu­cia Dis­tillers and San­dals.

There will also be a live telethon as­pect of the show that will be­gin at 4 p.m..

Tick­ets for “Leeboration” cost $20 and can be pur­chased at The Cell Cas­tries, Bay­walk and Vieux Fort as well as Steve’s Bar­ber­shop.

Leeboration to host an en­ter­tain­ment pack con­cert for the whole fam­ily.

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