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|BRT Weekend 2017 Caribbean Festival Tour returns to Florida Keys November 3 - 5|
New Jersey CANNOT outshine Florida…
The Challenge is ON!
After breaking their attendance record in Atlantic City July 7 to July 9, BRT Weekend organizers are gearing up for the last lap of the 2017 Caribbean festival tour. The tour returns to its birthplace in the Florida Keys., November 3 to November 5. The line-up for next upcoming BRT will be announced “very soon”; however, “Atlantic City cannot outdo the Keys… Expect the unexpected.” according Hans Mullings, organizer and Florida resident”.
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|Upcoming shows at the Mateel Community Center, Southern Humboldt, CA|
Reggae artist Anthony B Live in Concert
Anthony B brings his high energy, engaging performance and songwriting, both revolutionary and entertaining to the Mateel (59 Rusk Lane, Redway) for a show Saturday, September 9th with the Altar Tones as a support act. The show starts at 9pm and doors are at 8pm. Advance tickets are available at mateel.org.
Shaggy Live at the Mateel
Ineffable Live and Mateel Community Center present Grammy winning, multi-platinum Reggae artist Shaggy, Tuesday, September 12th for an all-ages show with DJ RunDat as a support act. The show starts at 9pm and doors are at 8pm. Tickets are available in advance for $35 online at mateel.org or at regional ticket outlets. The tickets are $40 on the day of show.
Kabaka Pyramid Joining the Damian Marley "Stony Hill" Fall Tour 2017
in the USA (Except dates with *)
|Earl "Wya" Lindo Passed on to Zion|
Sadly I report that Wailers keyboardist Earl "Wya" Lindo passed on to Zion today in London. My thoughts, love & prayers go out to the family, friends, colleagues & fans of this immensely talented musician. Bob Marley saw his talent & potential at a very young age & brought him into the studio & then on the road. I met him in Kingston in the mid-80s...very quiet, soft spoken...as many geniuses are...This is from The Wailers band website:
Earl “Wire” Lindo (sometimes referred to as “Wya”) is a Jamaican reggae musician, born 7 January 1953. He is a member of The Wailers and has collaborated with numerous reggae artists including Burning Spear."
Wya was recently in the studio recording & Jah willing, we will hear his final music soon. Rest In Peace & Power brother
ANTHONY B on Tour This September in California
Anthony B, the conscious Bobo Dread whose razor-sharp lyrics and entrancing performances have set ‘Fire Pon Rome’ and propelled him to the frontlines of reggae music is touring Northern California this September. Catch his music at a venue near you.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
579 – 18th St, Oakland, CA
(510) 444-7474Buy Tix Here
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Mateel Community Center
59 Rusk Lane, Redway, CA
(707) 923-3368Buy Tix Here
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Sea Legs at the Beach
17851 PCH, Huntington Beach, CA
| Island Roots and Culture Festival|
Roszell Gardens Wedding and Events Center
7561 East Evans Road
San Antonio, TX 78266
Friday, September 29, 2017 2:00PM - 2:00AM (CDT)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 11:00AM - 2:00 AM (CDT)
The phenomenal success of the 25th annual Reggae Sumfest presented by Red Stripe & Downsound Entertainment is still being talked about worldwide. The concerts are available to watch free on the Reggae Sumfest Youtube channel here
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|Have you read our 23rd Annual 2017 Digital E-Magazine yet?|
Have you read the 2017 Reggae Festival Guide E-Magazine? Read it from any device and learn more about reggae happenings: New music, tours, festivals and read the informative articles such as this one about The Peter Tosh 420 Brand.
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|Paapa Wastik Shares Upcoming Album "I-Story" Artwork|
Ghana's international Reggae artist Paapa Wastik shares his upcoming album I-STORY front cover artwork with his fans via his Facebook page today. The artwork which was created by Ras Elijah TafarI is indeed a master piece. I-STORY is a 14 tracks album with different flavors of style, vibes, and sound, with a great message that uplift, inspire, educate and also entertain humanity.
The album was mainly produced by one of the Africa's finest producer King OJA420 from 420Studios Cape Coast, Ghana, except three songs which was produced by Spirit Revolution outta France. According to Paapa Wastik, he started working on this album immediately after he released his 3rd album "Unity For Africa" in 2012. The album is currently going through the final touches and is officially been mastered by Gary Hobish at A HAMMER Mastering Studios in San Francisco California. I-STORY is scheduled to be released before the end of the year and will be digitally distributed by Zojak Worldwide.
WATCH OUT FOR I-STORY ALBUM RELEASE DATE.
|Ras Majesty new CD “Summer Daze” now available on YouTube and iTunes|
Reggae Artist and Producer Ras Majesty releases his second highly anticipated hit single ‘Summer Daze’, on Friday August 11th 2017.
A contrasting vibe from his first single ‘Pik We Up’; the new single ‘Summer Daze’ is a Roots/Lovers Rock blend, that embodies an uplifting and feel-good island sound.
The song depicts the beginnings of a summertime romance placed on an island in the tropics. While the video shot in Oahu, Hawaii, lets you live the experience with visuals of dreamy tropical landscapes, and a local love interest.
Hailing from the Bay Area by way of Hawaii, Ras Majesty has settled in Brooklyn, NYC and has been deep in the works curating his new single, and upcoming EP that would best be described as chocked full of roots reggae riddims, expression, and a message of truth. The collection leaves you spirited, powerful and uplifted. Ras majesty is a multi-talented artist producing tunes and videos in his own studio in Bedstuy under his self-run label Grand Lion Productions.
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|Jamaica Music Countdown August 25-31, 2017|
|By Richie B|
Top 25 Dancehall Singles, Top 25 Reggae Singles and Top 10 Albums/CD Chart.
|On This Day in Reggae - September 7th|
|1961: Masahiko Kitahara [Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra; trombone] is born in Yokohama, Japan.|
1975: Emcee Nuffy (Andrew Nelson) is born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine.
1996: A memorial dance for Nicodemus (d. August 26 in N.Y.) at the Culture Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
2002: DJ Galaxy P is shot and injured by gunmen who entered his house in Portmore.
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| Montana State Hemp and Cannabis Festival
Sep-08-2017 - Sep-10-2017, Lolo, Montana, USA
|Soul Rebel Festival,16th Annual
Sep-09-2017, boulder, Colorado, USA
|Caribbean Nights Series
Sep-21-2017 - Dec-21-2017, NYC , New York, USA
|Shanghai Reggae Festival
Sep-22-2017 - Sep-24-2017, Shanghai, China
|Island Roots & Culture Festival
Sep-29-2017 - Oct-01-2017, San Antonio, Texas, USA
|Havana Reggae Festival
Oct-07-2017, Havana, Florida, USA
|Caribbean Jerk and Cultural Festival
Oct-07-2017, Punta Gorda, Florida, USA
|Desert Oasis Music Festival
Oct-07-2017 - Oct-08-2017, Indio, California, USA
|Driftwood Beach Festival
Oct-13-2017 - Oct-15-2017, Bimini, Bahamas
|Oak Cliff Lively Fest,4th Annual
Oct-15-2017, Dallas, Texas, USA
Nov-03-2017 - Nov-05-2017, Florida Keys, Florida, USA
Nov-04-2017, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
|Africa Meets Reggae International World Music Festival
Nov-25-2017, Lagos , Nigeria
|Rastafari Rootzfest Ganjamaica Cup
Dec-15-2017 - Dec-17-2017, Negril , Jamaica
|LB27 Reggae Camp
Dec-31-2017, Cegled , Hungary
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