Machel still doing it like a boss after 40 years

There was hardly any ground space available at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Carnival Friday.

That’s because about 25 000 people packed the Port of Spain venue to take in all the action at Machel 40 – One Show.

The event began around 9 p.m. and several patrons made sure they arrived early to witness many of the biggest soca stars, including Machel Montano, put on a show.

There was hardly room to stand at Machel 40 – One Show. (Picture by Shanice King)

The massive concert was another addition to the Monk’s calendar of events as he continues to celebrate his 40th year as an entertainer.

During the spectacle, he shared the stage with many acts including Skinny Fabulous, Patrice Roberts, Sekon Sta, Benjai, Farmer Nappy, Lyrikal, Viking and Ding Dong.

Patrons were treated to years of soca hits by Machel Montano. (Picture by Shanice King)

While several of the patrons said they wanted to party to the Soca music, they were also anticipating the special performances from some of the hottest Afrobeats artistes.

And judging by the way the crowd responded, Rema, Wiz Kid and Ayra Star did not disappoint. (TG)

Machel Montano and Dancers. (Picture by Shanice King)


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