Internet Radio covers Barbadian Festival – Pioneer of Streaming Audio still going strong
Webb Internet Radio (WIR) will present its online coverage of Barbados? Crop Over 2007 festival. Crop Over, which celebrates the last harvest of the sugar cane crop, is an annual national festival with 18th century plantation traditions. Today, some aspects of the event are re-enacted at the Opening Gala, which typically takes place beginning early in July.
Crop Over’s major events are ?Junior Kadooment?, ?Jr Calypso Monarch?, the ?Pic-O-De-Crop? calypso competition, ?Party Monarch Finals?, ?Cohobblopot?, and ?Grand Kadooment?. A number of other cultural events and features were added to this year?s Barbados press agenda such as the George Washington House and Museum and the Concorde Experience exhibition.
Webb Internet Radio Producer/Host Ken ?Spider? Webb will present audio and video web/podcasts and images from Crop Over 2007 on his website. Simply navigate to main page and click Channel # 9, then Barbados to access the content. WIR will have ongoing coverage by means of several featurettes on this and previous years? Cropover and Barbados Jazz Festival highlights.
Ken ?Spider? Webb began is on-air broadcasting career in July 1971, becoming the very first morning man for New York City?s WBLS-FM. By 1983, he had raised WBLS? morning ratings to #1. Over the years, Ken has worked on WRKS-FM, WLIB-AM, WQCD-FM, and WWRL-AM. Currently, he can be heard on Sirius Satellite Radio?s ?Soul Town? Channel 53, Monday-Friday 6AM-12PM ET.
In the early 1990s, Ken pioneered internet streaming and continues to do so today. Webb Internet Radio is his recently developed internet radio marketing and advertising company.