Guyana to Host “El Dorado StingingNettles” Featuring Kes the Band

Rupee & Other Soca Stars

Hits and Jams Entertainment is set to host one of the biggest signature events of ‘Genesis the Band’ Independence Weekend- El Dorado StingingNettles. The beloved Trinidadian Soca group- Kes the Band will headline the show on May 25th, 2023.

Kes the Band has been winning the hearts of fans around the world with their unique blend of soca, reggae, and pop music. Their energetic live performances have made them a household name, and their many hits, including “Hello”, “Wotless”, “Workout”, “Liki Tiki”, and “Savannah Grass” have become staples of the Caribbean music scene. Kes the Band will be accompanied by several talented local artists, making for a night of incredible music and cultural celebration.



A part of that lineup is Barbadian SingerRupee, who is set to perform his hit song that was deemed by Billboard Mag as one of the Top 5 Caribbean songs of the 21st century- “Tempted to Touch”. Rupee, who also has Guyanese roots, and also has several other songs in his catalogue, is promising to put on a performance that will the light a fire the stage with energy and vibes. Hits and Jams first brought Rupee in 2004, for its sold-out event called “Insomnia”.

With her powerful voice and engaging stage presence, Timeka Marshall will also be performing at the upcoming show. The talented songstress from Guyana, is sure to light up the stage and offer a memorable experience for all those in attendance. Her inclusion in the show is a highlight and adds to the already impressive lineup that fans are eagerly anticipating.

Director of Hits and Jams Entertainment- Rawle Ferguson, commenting on the event said “What better way to usher in Guyana’s 56th Independence than with El Dorado StingingNettles. True to its name, StingingNettles is an event that is guaranteed to have everyone moving all night. The event is all about celebrating our love for Soca as a people. It’s one of the classiest, well organised, rum inclusive events, that’s being held at a secure and easily accessible location.”

He added that “The performances for this show have always been electrifying. In this past, in addition to Kes the Band- we’ve had Ravi B, Nisha B, Lil Rick, Timeka Marshall and Big Red perform on the Stingnettles stage. This year, we’re making it bigger and better, so partygoers can expect a well-organized event with, impeccable décor, a fun atmosphere, and performances that you’ll remember for years to come.”

The upcoming El Dorado StingingNettles concert is sure to be one of the highlights of the year and will take place at the iconic Mariott Parking Lot in Georgetown, which has played host to countless unforgettable events.The venue will be abuzz with life, since true to the theme, the décor will feature bees, honey hives and other picturesque photo opportunities, with hues of golden yellow that is in line with the staple colors of Demerara Dissillers Limited (DDL) Eldorado- the exclusive Rum sponsor for the event.

This event is also proudly sponsored by Enet- the official mobile and internet sponsor. Other sponsors include Churchs Chicken, Diamond Mineral Water, Pepsi, Pringles, King Leo, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and Cricket Carnival.

Guyanese are being urged to not miss their chance to be part of the El Dorado StingingNettles experience.Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Physical tickets to be released during the course of this week.


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