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West Coast Tour: Rise & Reggae Like Never Before with Dubtonic Kru and friends at Plug N' Play and more...
‘Rise & Reggae Tour’ with Dubtonic Kru and Aaron Nigel Smith coming to California, Oregon and Washington
Jamaican Reggae legends, Dubtonic Kru are on tour on the West Coast this November in support of their new single entitled “Reggae Like Never Before”. The ‘Rise & Reggae (Like Never Before) Tour’ is being held on nine dates, with the inclusion of a highlight event called Plug N’ Play, an event known for showcasing developing artists alongside more experienced ones. The event was originated in Jamaica.
|Un AmOur Band is booking summer 2019 show dates now|
Un AmOur = One Love. The world needs to heal and how to we do that? UN AMOUR BAND
can help. To book Un AmOur Band for your 2019 event, please email
Music is a tremendous opportunity to reach people and Un AmOur Band helps to elevate the consciousness of the people by raising the vibe through music using lyrical medicine.
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Rebel Salute 2019
'The Preservation of Reggae'
Januanry 18 - 19, 2019
Grizzly's Plantation Cove, Priory, St. Ann, Jamaica
Celebrating 26 YEARS! REBEL SALUTE 2019
What began as a show to commemorate the January 15 birthday of reggae icon Patrick “Tony Rebel” Barrett has become a staple on the live music events calendar.
|Reggae legend Bob Marley makes an appearance in new Bohemians FC kit|
The new Bohemians FC away kit for the 2019 season [Courtesy]
Irish football club Bohemians FC have revealed their new away kit to be used for the 2019 season which features reggae legend Bob Marley.
On Tuesday, October 23, the club made the announcement on their social media saying the kit will cement the stadium’s special place in the hearts of football fans worldwide.
The jersey, which was designed by the clubs new kit supplier O’Neills to pay tribute to the clubs musical history, is white and features yellow, green and red stripes on the left side, with Bob Marley’s face in black and white at the bottom.
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|Let There Be Reggae - Art Basel 2018|
Curated Snapshot of Reggae Music and Dancehall Culture Miami, FL
- Let There Be Reggae
is a unique vibe and a unique event showcasing a curated snapshot of Reggae music and Dancehall culture through art. Miami Art Week and Art Basel brings together artists, celebrities, musicians and art lovers from all over the world to Miami to enjoy the arts.
This year, Let There Be Reggae is featuring exhibitors Patricia Chin, co-founder of VP Records; Ranking Levy & Ellen G from Tel Aviv, Israel; Maria Hitchins from Dancers of Jamaica and Photographer Jik-Reuben.
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|JC Lodge Releases Powerful Single “Unbroken”|
By Maria Jackson Magazine
Taken from her album, Passion Fruit
, which was released on September 14th this year, JC Lodge’s Unbroken
is a powerful song dedicated to women all over the world. The song is both inspiring and motivational as it encourages women to embrace their feminine strength and be the leader they were created to be.
Done on a bouncy low-key dancehall rhythm, Unbroken,
in addition to serving as a motivational force for women, also reminds all JC Lodge fans why we fell in love with her in the first place. She is still creating beautiful music and remains a champion for women.
to check out the lyric video for Unbroken
to download Passion Fruit
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|London - Chronixx with Protoje sells out the Alexandria Palace|
(10,000 Capacity Venue) on November 11th
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|Akae Beka “Greatful Harvest” Tour California 2018 - More Dates TBA |
|Capleton’s Benefit Concert “A St. Mary Mi Come From: Come a Town” is an All-Star Gathering in November 10th at The National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica|
“Even A Gangster (Falls In Love)”
Jamaica has given the world eight genres of music. Kingston has been designated a city of music by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Jamaican producer, Gussie Clarke is giving the world a new music marketing format called an “EPX”.
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|Join Us on a Tour to Jamaica: An Afro-Jamaican Cultural-Musical Immersion|
|Nesbeth, Popcaan - Trial (Official Animated Video)|
|Who is responsible for the shooting of legendary musician Bob Marley?|
The ReMastered Series investigates who is responsible for the shooting of legendary musician Bob Marley. Watch Who Shot the Sheriff, only on Netflix.
|Karamanti's message to victims of domestic violence is simply to SURVIVE|
| TIME TO ACT - Earth Warrior featuring Winston Mcanuff|
Earth Warrior calls for an end to human trafficking – TIME TO ACT
Reggae artistes Earth Warrior is calling for an end to human trafficking on his latest single titled Time To Act featuring Winston McAnuff.
“Human trafficking is a very terrible crime against humanity; I mean how can anyone think it’s right to deal in the transportation and selling of other human beings? This is modern day slavery, and it’s happening all over the world, even in our very backyards right here in Jamaica,” said Earth Warrior.
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Currently up on Hot 20
Bugle reminds us the importance of remaining humble, and discusses the current state of relationships and more.
Coming up this week on the Hot 20 with Nikki Z: Trelawny's finest, Charly Black, checks in with Nikki Z to talk new album and new beginnings!
It's your weekly entertainment show: Nikki Z's Hot 20 Countdown!
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Living Legend: Toots Hibbert
By Carter Van Pelt
Among us walks a reggae legend: Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals. A 60-year veteran of the Jamaican music industry, the first use of the term “reggae” in a popular recording traces directly to him, placing Toots at the foundation of a global movement. Discover the man behind the music, his early life, legendary career and his significant impact on reggae culture.
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|Big Mountain :: "Deportation Nation"|
From the reggae band that brought the world "Ooh Baby I Love Your Way", comes an unapologetic condemnation of racist xenophobia against immigrants through its latest single, "Deportation Nation". This song reminds us that the true power of reggae music is to give voice to the oppressed and defenseless.
|Andru Branch :: "The Graveyard"|
|Jr Gong Executive Producer On Third World's Upcoming Album|
Damian Jr Gong Marley has another feather in his producer's hat as he will be the executive producer for the next album of the accomplished Third World band.
Last Friday, the stalwart reggae band released Loving You Is Easy, the first single from the upcoming album.
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|1954: Producer Papa Bigs (Harold McLarty) is born in Kingston, Jamaica.|
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|Central Valley Cali Reggae Festival
Nov-10-2018, Fresno, California, USA
|Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival
Nov-11-2018, Sunrise, Florida, USA
|JamRock Reggae Cruise
Dec-01-2018 - Dec-06-2018, Fort Lauderdale , Florida, USA
|Reggae By Night
Dec-07-2018, Rotterdam, Netherlands
|Nigeria Reggae Festival
Dec-28-2018 - Dec-30-2018, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
Jan-12-2019 - Jan-13-2019, Mandrem, Goa, India
|Jamrock Reggae Fest
Feb-01-2019 - Feb-03-2019, Negril, Jamaica
|Inside Reggae;An Afro-Jamaican Cultural-Musical Immersion
Feb-02-2019 - Feb-10-2019, Kingston, Jamaica
|Arizona Roots Music & Arts Festival
Feb-09-2019 - Feb-10-2019, Chandler, Arizona, USA
|Caribbean Village Festival
Jun-22-2019 - Jun-23-2019, Lauderhill , Florida, USA
Jul-14-2019 - Jul-20-2019, Montego Bay, Jamaica
|Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival, 14th Annual
Jul-20-2019, Duluth, Minnesota, USA
|Battle Creek Caribbean Festival
Jul-20-2019, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
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