It is being described as a dynamic blend of experienced and rising stars of the local music industry.
The night’s activities were launched with new Kittitian acts, who though they have been on the scene for some time, are still relatively unknown to the public and music fans in particular.
These included Hotta lyrics, Fresh Cut, Jah Fire, News Flash and others.
As the crowd of approximately 1,000 patiently awaited the arrival of the more popular acts, on came Sandy Point’s Cash Man, who, from the moment he entered the stage, hyped the audience, with many responding by moving closer and getting involved.
The tempo was kept when Cash Man was replaced by the Upstairs Family, who effectively utilized the stage to win over the audience with their well known hit songs. The acts representing the Upstairs Family included, Dymanized, Silk, Pinocchio, Footsy, Empress Livity and Nicha B.
The performance between Cash Man and the Up Stairs Family, truly helped to lift the standards as they traded lyrics and performance skills, giving the crowd just what they needed…entertainment.
The highlight of the night however was the performance of the Nu Vybes Band.
It was a night for, “the awesome, the incredible, the invincible Sugar Band,” as said by one fan in the crowd.
The Nu Vybes Band was ‘crazy’ as usual, with tempo that was very much welcomed by the crowd. They drew a powerful crowd response with many raising their hands in the air to the commands of the lead singer, Mr. Mention. The Nu Vybes brought the curtains down early Saturday Morning, with fans asking for more.
The Home Grown Festival is the brain child of Crucial Bankie, and also featured a variety of stalls selling local food and drink during the day time activities.
Earlier in the day, these activities were dominated by sporting events involving members of the nearby communities of Old Road and Verchilds.