Enjoy Some Tropical Flavor with Your Christmas Tunes at the Fourth-Annual 'Island Christmas Holiday' Concert

Led by Scotty McEvoy of The SunBurners and Mark Becknell of the Queen City Silver Stars, The Merry Gentlemen bring Soca, Calypso and Reggae holiday music to The Redmoor on Dec. 19

Dec 17, 2019 at 11:20 am

click to enlarge The Merry Gentlemen - Photo: Jerry Burck
Photo: Jerry Burck
The Merry Gentlemen
If you like (or think you might like) a little tropical flavoring in your holiday music, the fourth-annual Island Christmas Holiday show returns to The Redmoor (3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout, theredmoor.com) on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.

The event is headed up by Scotty McEvoy (of The SunBurners and Mark Becknell (of the Queen City Silver Stars), who lead a band of local musicians (dubbed The Merry Gentlemen) through a program of Christmas music (both classic and original) delivered in the styles of Soca, Calypso and Reggae.

Attendees this year will have the opportunity to take home a CD featuring recordings of the songs; the $10 discs are exclusively available at the Dec. 19 show.

Tickets can be purchased in advance ($10) at islandchristmasholiday.eventbrite.com.