Reggae Sumfest — Showcasing Jamaica Superstars. By the approach of , midnight party goers were found prancing around the water swings and the Red Stripe swim up bar fully immersed in the party atmosphere and enjoying the vibes. We produce the annual Reggae Festival Guide print magazine now in ts 17th year , the top-ranking website: However, with just over a month to go until the greatest reggae show on earth takes over the city of Montego Bay, it is still unclear who the closer will be. Before Reggae Sumfest, there was Reggae Sunsplash and I want to pay tribute to those who gave of their time and effort to make it a reality. The best artistes in Reggae and dancehall will be on show come July 21 and

We did pretty good that year, ; the attendance was a lot higher than it was in the previous year and we got a lot of international fan base. The organisers are also looking at the possibility of doing one in London as well, even against the background of a festival that has attained global reach via live streaming. He said that in , the attendance in the venue doubled that of , while the online viewers tripled. This is a must for reggae fans looking for a forward thinking experience. Putting on an outdoor event, much less one of the magnitude of Sumfest, is an inherently very risky venture. Have the kids enjoy the play area and fun activities for all of the youth. For years Annette Brissett has represented as one of the few quality female reggae artists available. Tickets are available at www.

However, this also means that both festivals have ended up in the same position: Reggae Sumfest remains a Safe Zone. Jamaica has had some bad press recently.

What can we order without prescription? Capitalizing on that success, the festival will again be embarking on live High Definition HD streams which will cover on stage performances as well as a Virtual reality stream that gives easy access to activities on stage, backstage reggea general venue.

In Humboldt and Mendocino counties, tickets are also at the usual outlets. BeachcoppershotdancehallDownSoundEntertainmentgreejamaicareggaeReggae Sumfestsummer. Looks like such a fun time!

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Iowa City Yacht Club: Advance tickets are advised as this festival sells out. Mya performing at Reggae Sumfest By Joana June 2, The songs that cover a range of issues including the struggle of immigrants and working class people in the opening track Living in Babylon, daring to live the life you dream with someone you love Breakawayexperiencing something miraculous One of Those Nights and doing the right thing This Life.


Patrons are advised to take steps to ensure their personal safety. Now she has reaffirmed her position with another strong CD release.

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Over in Montego Bay, Reggae Sumfest starts at 9pm, gets going at midnight and runs until dawn. As good as the idea of breaking young talent is — and there is a section for that — check how many of those performers go on to be top draws: Everyone is welcome to hear reggqe rhythmic tones of Reggae music.

Congratulations again and I anticipate another wonderful staging of the greatest Reggae show on earth — Our Music, Our Festival. Iowa City, IA August Have been keeping an eye on the site and looking forward onlinee being in Jamaica for a good part of and all of the festivities!

Based on the line-up, this may be one of the best years of Reggae Sumfest. Last year we introduced the food court which was a hit and this year we are introducing the Merchandise Mall featuring 18 local vendors with their goods.

Egg Harbour, WI July Pepsi Cola Jamaica has agreed to a new partnership with DownSound Entertainment, organizers of Reggae Sumfest, which will see the company supporting the festival for the next three years.

The audience is half tourists, half locals, many of whom set up deck chairs.

There are very few concerts going on and I know that a lot of people are trying sumvest get back into the concert eeggae. By Joana February 26, Dancehall night is the longest night. From the hotel in Ocho Rios on the north coast, we drive to the capital Kingston on the south-east coast along watcu new motorway that cuts through the mountains, arriving after an hour-and-a-half at the Culture Yard.

The convictions came less than two weeks after Banton, a previous Grammy nominee, won a Grammy Award for best reggae album, “Before the Dawn. Sumfest promises to be one for the books, with an impressive schedule of events leading up to the greatly anticipated concert nights on July 19 and Tickets are available at www.


This evening, I also want to speak to you a little about the importance of sustaining festivals such as Reggae Sumfest that highlight Jamaican music and culture.

There are other additional campgrounds available in the area as well. She ‘ s like an Aretha Franklin, India A r ie or Alicia Keys, in that she composes and performs sings and plays equally wel l. And love the blog btw.

Christopher Martin performing at Sumfest For every canned or non-perishable food item donated you will received a raffle ticket for a chance to win over 40 items each day, from various business at the event and in the community and the festival. Understand Realities Much can be muttered about repeat performers, but there are some realities that must be understood. By Joana February 16, Visit onlie website for the lineup, tickets, hotel accommodations, directions, and camping information.

Ashkenaz San Pablo Ave. Click on festival name to click through to festival website. Rainfall occurs mainly in the form of thunderstorms regvae the late afternoon. Volume 9 Issue I applaud the work of the production teams past and present and I commend the vision of Joe Bogdanovich.

Festival goers are also encouraged to leave weapons at home, drink responsibly and be alert on the journey back home in case they are followed. Reggae Sumfest — something for everyone. Available on I tunes, Juno, and retailers everywhere.

By Joana January 11, Capleton in full flight on stage. By Joana June 1, Reggae Sumfest is the greatest reggae show on earth. How to find the right island for you, from music in Jamaica to surfing in Barbados. To return to the main site Click Here. I think that all who have shared in the Reggae Sumfest experience over the last 25 years will agree that the promoters have got it just right.