Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Capleton Headlines U.S. Tour, Romain Virgo Opens

(VP RECORDS, NEW YORK) - VP Records recording artist Capleton gears up to fire his brand of reggae music to the masses across the U.S., and is taking label mate Romain Virgo and dancehall star Munga Honorable as opening acts for his headlining U.S. tour. The legendary reggae star and Virgo, a rising singing sensation, both released new albums this year, and now they are taking those new sounds to the fans. (See tour dates below).

Capleton, known to fans as the "Fireman," saw the release of his latest album, I-Ternal Fire, from VP Records in July 2010. Capleton is known for his fierce delivery of spiritual and socially-conscious lyrics, and this collection of work is no different. Comprising of 15 tracks, I-Ternal Fire offers the uncompromising declarations that have characterized Capleton's lyrics for the past two decades.

Romain Virgo, the reigning singing sensation from Jamaica, saw the release of his self-titled debut album in June 2010, also on the VP imprint. The talented singer/songwriter rose to fame after winning the 2007 Digicel Rising Star competition in Jamaica. He provides smooth vocals and heartfelt lyrics on this debut effort, in addition to penning all 15 songs.

Capleton/Romain Virgo/Munga U.S. Tour Dates:

09/22/10 New Haven, CT, Toads Place
09/23/10 Portland, ME, Asylum
09/24/10 Revere, MA, Club Lido
09/25/10 Jamaica, NY, Amazura
09/26/10 Hartford, CT, West Indian Club
09/28/10 New York, NY, B.B. Kings
09/29/10 Providence, RI, Lupos
10/01/10 Norfolk, VA, Norva Theater
10/02/10 Philadelphia, PA, Felton Supper Club
10/03/10 Albany, NY, Armory
10/06/10 Raleigh, NC, Lincoln Theater
10/07/10 Covington, KY, Madison Theater
10/08/10 Columbus, OH, Alrosa Villa
10/09/10 Chicago, IL, Kenetic Playground
10/10/10 St. Louis, MO, The Mansion
10/12/10 Denver, CO, Cervantis
10/14/10 Albuquerque, NM, Sunshine Theater
10/15/10 Dallas, TX, Preet Pavilion
10/16/10 Houston, TX, Fitzgeralds
10/17/10 Austin, TX , Flamingo Cantina
10/19/10 Nashville, TN, Bentley House of Soul
10/22/10 Stone Mountain, GA, Club Intrigue

Capleton and Romain Virgo are both available for interviews regarding their albums and tour. Please direct all press inquiries to the VP Records Publicity Department - Rhona Fox at 718-425-1151 or


  1. What about Madison,WI?

  2. Jah bless - Houston show is long awaited. Please add K'naan to opening cast.