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August 9, 2018
reggae festival guide
Volume 15/Issue 36
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TABLE  OF  CONTENTS
News Flash
In Jah´s Name We Pray
Ital Statistics
About
New CDs in the Mix
Reggae Airplay Charts
Upcoming Reggae Festivals
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News Flash
The 7th Annual Island Reggae Festival in San Jose, CA on July 14 was Irie!
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A showcase of Island and Mainland Polynesian Culture, Reggae Music, Arts & Crafts. All Ages FUN FILLED Event 4 the Whole Family.
Mark your Calendar for next year!!
A day to celebrate island music, arts, food culture.
 
First Artist Lineup Release - Love & Harmony Cruise, Florida
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Miami, Florida - It’s not every day you have the opportunity to sail away with a few of the world’s greatest musicians. Staging their third annual Love and Harmony Cruise, Rockers Island Entertainment, in association with Best of the Best Entertainment and Massive B, are proud to announce the first artist line up for Love and Harmony Cruise, set to sail from Fort Lauderdale to Ocho Rios Jamaica and Georgetown, Grand Cayman, April 13th – April 18th 2019.
 
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Sunday, August 12th “Reggae in the Garden” Free event in Brixton
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9th Annual One Love One Heart Reggae Festival Set For September 1 & 2, 2018 In Woodland, Ca With Major Reggae Headliners
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Calendar Listing:
9th Annual One Love One Heart Reggae Festival
Saturday & Sunday, SEPTEMBER 1 & 2, 2018
YOLO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS WOODLAND, CA
Davido, Israel Vibration, Anthony B, Mykal Rose, Randy Valentine, more!
Gates:10am until 11pm
Tickets: Eventbrite
 
Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland, CA will turn into International Culture Fest Labor Day Weekend when H.A.S.O Live presents the 9th Annual One Love One Heart Reggae. Gates are at 10am each day and the music goes to 11pm. Two Stages and arts and crafts vendors and a Kidz Zone round out the festival atmosphere.
 
In-Outdoor Anwterpen Reggae party
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History was made in Atlantic City (AGAIN)
The World’s Largest Caribbean Festival Tour- BRT Weekend
The next destination for BRT Weekend, is San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, September 13- 16.
 
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Last weekend, July 13-15, the world’s largest Caribbean festival tour, Beach Road Trip (BRT), found itself again on a historic landmark in Atlantic City—Chicken Bone Beach. This was a monumental undertaking for HM Events Group, the organizers of BRT Weekend, and the city officials of Atlantic City. 
 
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Enjoy this story and many others in the annual Reggae Festival Guide digital magazine.
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Reggae and Visas for Work in the United States – A Reality Check
 
By Lloyd Stanbury
 
Despite a long tradition of live performances and touring in the U.S. by Jamaican and other
foreign reggae artists, many in the industry remain unaware when it comes to compliance
with the law that governs foreign entertainment workers. Author Lloyd Stanbury, an
entertainment attorney and music business consultant, gives us a reality check on the
current atmosphere.
 
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Farm Fresh Mmd Delivers Organically Grown Pure Medicinal Cannabis Products Throughout California

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Learn about the many benefits of Legacy Cacao
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England: One Love Festival 2018: Biggest Reggae Line Up in World,
Tickets Selling Fast
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A Reggae heatwave is upon us, it’s here and we can’t wait to welcome you all back to celebrate it at the One Love Festival. This year’s event has a huge, huge buzz about it - Alongside having the biggest Reggae line up in the World, our new extended areas ‘Kaya World Music Stage’, ‘Rasta Village’ and the holistic ‘Space of Love’ are on FYAH!
All tickets types are selling faster than ever before – 80% of Live in Vehicles have now been sold and only 30% of all other Ticket Types Remain
 
LAST REMAINING SEATS LEFT- Big Green Coach
LAST REMAINING Glamping pitches left
 
We are very pleased to announce the day by day line up poster attached below (Whilst keeping a secret performance up our sleeves to be revealed at the main event :-)
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New CDs in the Mix
Taddy P Makes Today a ‘Better Day’ With The Release of His Riddim!
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World renowned and award-winning bassist Taddy P aka Bass Inna Yuh Face today releases his first full juggling on his riddim entitled ‘Better Day.’
 
Better Day has a Reggae old school dub vibe that is bass driven with an intensity to satisfy the palates of music fans worldwide.  The juggling features Maxi Priest who covers the song “Silver Words” originally recorded and performed by Ken Boothe.
 
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Jia She Ru :: "Never Yo Worry"
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Blessings. We have a new song ready for you and it is the 2nd release from Reggae artist, Jia She Ru, entitled "Never You Worry". This track was produced by JahLight Records and is being made available as a free download so feel free to pass it on.
 
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Dre Z Melodi releases his second official video
 
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Dre Z Melodi releases his second official video from his full-length album In Psalm released earlier in 2018. This is the album title track and highlights Dre Z Melodi's artistic talents as an artist and producer. Subscribe to his YouTube channel and listen to the full album.
 
Contact
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iTunes
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OUT NOW Jamaican Dancehall Artist Insideeus teams up with Gold Selling producer Anthony of Anthony Records for his follow up single to his hit track Despicable Whine is here!
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New Reggae Release From Capleton & Dan IJ "Life Is So Precious"
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New York based reggae artist, Dan IJ, who is known and respected as a versatile singer with a powerful voice and stage presence, has just released a collaboration with Jamaica’s fire man, Capleton. The record, which is entitled “Life Is So Precious,” is on Dan IJ’s own label, Lyfe Production.
 
Though the song was recorded a few years ago, it was just released and is already getting steady rotation on reggae stations around the world.
 
“Life Is So Precious” is truly a beautiful song. On top of a bouncy reggae rhythm (which at times transitions into a dancehall mix) both men lament on how amazing life is, while simultaneously showing gratitude for their respective life.
 
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Humble Fiyah Girl Boss Track
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Island Beats is no stranger to Humble whose entertainment name could not suit him any better because in the Toronto reggae industry Humble is one of the most humble.
Since the days of Myspace DJ Bubbles always followed and loved the musical works from Humble it was a pleasure to touch base and refresh Humble and his career.
 
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Ziggy Marley on the inspiration for his new album:
'I am frustrated with humanity at the moment'
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More than the critical acclaim and packed shows, a sure sign of a good Ziggy Marley album is the seal of approval from the artist himself.
 
And on that score, his new record, the feisty Rebellion Rises, is one of his best. As Marley explains in an exclusive interview with The National hours before a sold-out show in Amsterdam – he rarely gives a nod to his own work. “This latest one is the only album that I enjoy listening to,” the 49-year-old Marley tells us.
 
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Rihanna's New Album Sounds Insane
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While Rihanna has been busy starring in summer blockbusters, creating new Fenty Beauty releases, launching her Savage lingerie line and shutting down rumors about her billionaire boyfriend with animal memes, our Bajan superstar has also been working on a new dancehall album that will reportedly reflect her Caribbean roots more than any work of hers has before. While the project has been for the most part under wraps, Rolling Stone has gathered some intel from eight unnamed sources close to the process about what we can expect.
 
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Estelle to release new Reggae “Lover’s Rock” Album via VP Records
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Barrington Levy calls for love to heal the World
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Kingston, Jamaica; Grammy Award Nominated, Reggae Singer Barrington Levy is challenging citizens of the world to live “Love” in his new single Virus. The “Vice Versa Love” singer has thrown down the gauntlet for persons to start valuing the lives of each other to see less chaos and enmity manifesting globally.
 
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Venessa McLean, the daughter of legendary reggae musician Ranchie McLean, releases new song “Footsteps”
 
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Footsteps is the second release from emerging recording artist Venessa McLean.
Venessa McLean is the daughter of legendary, award winning reggae musician Bertram ‘Ranchie’ McLean, and the niece of two time award winning Gospel artist Gray Patch. For those not familiar with Bertram ‘Ranchie’ McLean, he was a Jamaican musician (Guitar, Bass guitar, Keyboard) active between the 1970s and the 1990s, who recorded with many of Jamaica's biggest stars. After a lot of internal struggles and debate, Venessa has decided to answer her musical calling and follow the trail left by her father.
 
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Reggae Airplay Charts
Jamaica Music Countdown August 2 - 9
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By Richie B

 
Top 25 Dancehall Singles, Top 25 Reggae Singles and Top 10 Albums/CD Chart.
 
Full Chart
Ital Statistics
On This Day in Reggae - August 9th
1987: DJ Major Worries aka Wayne Jones is shot to death by a policeman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Two years after, the policeman was sentenced to death by hanging.
2005: Michael Leopold 'Zappow' Williams passes away (of natural causes).
 
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Upcoming Festivals
Boomtown Fair
Aug-09-2018 - Aug-12-2018, Bristol, United Kingdom
One Love Festival
Aug-10-2018 - Aug-11-2018, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
Right News Music Garden Reggae Festival 2018
Aug-10-2018 - Aug-12-2018, Lounovice pod Blanikem, Czech Republic
Reggae Bash Festival
Aug-11-2018 - Aug-12-2018, Sutton , Quebec, Canada
Rototom Sunsplash
Rototom Sunsplash Aug-16-2018 - Aug-22-2018, BENICASIM, Spain
Rastafest
Aug-18-2018 - Aug-19-2018, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Charlemont Reggae Festival
Aug-18-2018, Charlemont, Massachusetts, USA
One Love Music Fest
Aug-18-2018, Somerset, New Jersey, USA
Righteous Rockers Music Festival
Aug-18-2018, Tampa, Florida, USA
Reggae in the Park
Aug-18-2018, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Cannabis Cup-Canada
Aug-24-2018 - Aug-27-2018, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada
Heights of Reggae Dancehall
Aug-25-2018 - Aug-26-2018, Accra, Ghana
Foothills Music Festival
Aug-24-2018 - Aug-26-2018, Browns Valley, California, USA
Surrounded by the Sound Music & Arts Festival
Aug-30-2018 - Sep-03-2018, Long Creek, South Carolina, USA
One Love One Heart Reggae Festival
Sep-1-2018 - Sep2-2018, Woodland, California, USA
Reggae Pon Di Lake
Sep-02-2018, Sarasota, Florida, USA
Jerk, Seafood & Vegan Fest
Sep-08-2018 - Sep-09-2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Soul Rebel Festival, The 17th Annual
Sep-08-2018, Boulder, Colorado, USA
BRT Weekend LA
Sep-13-2018 - Sep-16-2018, San Pedro, California, USA
Reggae on Route 66
Sep-15-2018 - Sep-16-2018, Victorville , California, USA
Caribbean Nights Series
Sep-20-2018 - Dec-20-2018, NYC, New York, USA
Nigeria Reggae Festival
Sep-29-2018 - Oct-01-2018, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
Autumn Reggae Wine Festival
Oct-06-2018 - Oct-07-2018, Mt. Airy, Maryland, USA
LA Regga Vegan Fest
Oct-07-2018, Los Angeles, California, USA
Reggae Wellness
Oct-27-2018 - Oct-28-2018, Port Antonio, Jamaica
Henry Turner Jr. Day Music Festival
Oct-27-2018, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
JamRock Reggae Cruise
Dec-01-2018 - Dec-06-2018, Fort Lauderdale , Florida, USA
Nigeria Reggae Festival
Dec-28-2018 - Dec-30-2018, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
Jamrock Reggae Fest
Feb-01-2019 - Feb-03-2019, Negril, Jamaica
 
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