Candlelight Soca Fete for Arrow

Father George Agger lights a candle in memory of Arrow.

LITTLE BAY, Montserrat – More than 300 people came out to celebrate the life and music of The Soca King of the World, Alphonsus “The Mighty Arrow” Cassell MBE on Wednesday evening at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. Arrow passed away at his home on Montserrat at the age

Basil Chambers of ZJB Radio Montserrrat organized and hosted the memorial celebration.

of 60 and after a long battle with cancer.

The candlelight soca fete was organized by Basil Chambers of ZJB Radio Montserrat, Tribestar and Bang de dread sound systems.

Father George Agger gave the opening prayer and the music begun. Rev. Joan Meade was also on hand to offer another prayer for the family and remarked that Arrow will remain with us because of the vast amount of music and memories that he has created for Montserratians and people all over the world.

The Cassell family has announced that funeral services will be held on Friday, October 1 at 2pm at the Montserrat Cultural Centre.

Here are a few pictures from the event.

It was all about the man and the music, who provided a fundamental party song and jam with Hot Hot Hot.