Reggae Singer, Half Pint ready to treat fans in South Florida at the Jamaica Vintage Music Festival

FT. LAUDERDALE – Born Lindon Roberts, but affectionately called Half Pint, hails from the West Kingston enclave of Rose Lane, a community which has produced the likes of Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Toots Hibbert and a host of other international Reggae superstars.

Half Pint will be in South Florida this weekend to perform at the Jamaica Vintage Music Festival on Sunday, March 15 at Club Cinema.

Half Pint has enjoyed a long history of hits dating back to the early 1980’s. Pint’s first single, “Sally,” was released followed by “Winsome,” “Money Man Skank,” “One in a Million,” “One Big Family,” “Pouchie Lou,” the socially conscious “Mr. Landlord,” and the all-time dancehall classic “Level the Vibes” and in 1992 “Substitute Lover”.

View, a classic of Half Pint performing at Reggae Sunplash in 1992, www.sflcn.com/multimedia.php?id=Hpmf5XCg3Ww

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In 1998, Half Pint was endowed with one of the greatest honors of his career when he signed with the prestigious BMG Music Publishing Company. To date, he is the only reggae singer to accomplish this feat.

As a man recognized the world over for his positive contribution to the upliftment of mankind through reggae music, Pint was presented with “The Key to The City of Lauderdale Lakes” by the Mayor in 2000.

In 2007 he won two International Reggae and World Music Awards at the Awards held in NYC at the Apollo Theater.

In 2008 Half Pint released his latest album, “No Stress Express” and it is destined to be a classic. The hot tracks include “Unity” featuring Jack Maness from Long Beach Dub All Stars / Sublime, “Bad Boys” featuring Sizzla, “Just be Good” featuring R&B songbird Mikki Howard, ‘Mind Over Matter,” ”Suzie,” and “Children of His Majesty.”

Half Pint is known for his diminutive stature but has huge on-stage presence, often described as no less than explosive and dynamic. Half Pint will be performing live on Sunday, March 15 at the Jamaica Vintage Music Festival at Club Cinema, and promises to be a memorable show.

Also performing live will be Leroy Sibbles, Professor Nuts, Daddy Michigan, Tessane Chin, Lukie D (from the group LUST), David Morrison, JR Evans, Ras Baba all backed by the Code Red Band. Club Cinema is located at, 3251 N. Federal Hwy. (US1)Pompano Beach, doors open at 7pm and showtime is 8pm. A limited number of tickets are available, for more information visit, http://jamaicavintagemusicfestival.com/

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