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'The Preservation of Reggae'
January 18 - 19, 2019
Grizzly's Plantation Cove, Priory, St. Ann, Jamaica
Performing: FRI NIGHT | SAT NIGHT
Celebrating 26 YEARS! REBELSALUTE 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.
ADM Presold: GEN $5,500.00 | VIP $10,000.00 ADM Gate: GEN $6,000.00 | VIP $11,000.00 (prices are in JMD) CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
|One Love Festival 2019 - is back at The Hop Farm in Kent over weekend 30th August 1st September 2019|
This years Festival theme is Hop meets Hemp - a story of Prohibition
We are living in a Hemp renaissance - with Hemp now being removed from the Controlled Substances Act in America a Hemp revolution is steadily happening all over the World. Governments are embracing the commercial value and healing benefits of Hemp CDB derived products - Hemp is no longer a Niche market and is returning as a cash crop with little water needed to grow fast with great potential to freeing up scarce water supplies used in agriculture
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SAVE THE DATE! Named one of 2017’s Ten Best Musical Moments
KAYA FEST RETURNS TO MIAMI
AFTER TRIUMPHANT 2018 SELL-OUT IN CALIFORNIA
Presented By FRUIT OF LIFE PRODUCTIONS
SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH (4/20)
BAYFRONT PARK AMPHITHEATRE
THE MARLEY BROTHERS
STEPHEN, ZIGGY, DAMIAN,
WITH MORE TOP HEADLINERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON
|St. Lucia - February 15, “Annual Reggae Night”|
|Chronixx to perform in Mexico City, Mexico on February 15, 2019 |
|2019 Grammy Nominated Reggae Artist Etana Continues to Make History|
To say 2018 was fruitful for Etana would be an understatement. The singer released her fifth album, Reggae Forever, toured relentlessly and capped the year with a Grammy Award nomination for Best Reggae Album.
According to Etana, "It's been a year filled with hard work, determination and triumph."
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|Ras Denroy Morgan featured on Amazon Prime produced by Aflik TV|
New York, NY January 3, 2019-- Aflik TV is one of the largest digital distributors of videos on demand (VOD) bringing us Nollywood movies and other African inspired content. Most recently, Aflik TV produced Living Legend an original series on Amazon Prime, with Ras Denroy Morgan. This series will provide an inside look into one of Jamaica’s legends, musician and producer. The series was created and directed by Akeju.
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|Join Us on a Tour to Jamaica: An Afro-Jamaican Cultural-Musical Immersion|
|Etana: Grammy Award Nominee|
|Million Stylez - Any Man She Want - Mike Yangstar Music|
|Here’s Exco’s dancehall single and video – Wah Gwaan to keep you warm!|
|Barbara Fialho - Um Beijo (Official) ft. Jo Mersa Marley|
|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.
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|Alborosie’s “Alborosie Meets The Roots Radics “Dub For The Radicals”|
Out January 18th
“Music knows no boundaries, Music is an international force, an international language. From Sicily to Kingston, Jamaica, this is Alborosie. Real, authentic reggae music.” -David Rodigan
New York, NY - Upholding the unique sound of authentic Jamaican Dub, with the sonic precision of his heavy hitting productions, Alborosie’s “Alborosie Meets The Roots Radics “Dub For The Radicals”, will be released Friday January 18. The project was engineered, produced and mixed by Alborosie using vintage analog gear, dub sirens, reel to reel tape, and live instrumentation from Alborosie and reggae icons the ‘Roots Radics’. This release marks the first album to come out of VP Records 40th anniversary, which will be celebrated throughout the year.
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|Blaze Mob Now Booking 2019 & Premier of New Video "Stand Tall"|
|Reggae Artist Dakeye Now Booking 2019|
NEW SINGLE: Human Marketplace
Produced by Llamar 'RIFFRAFF" Brown /Featuring Dean Fraser
back up vocals by Rovleta Fraser
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|Hailing from Mozambique, Ras Haitrm brings forth a powerful new album demonstrating the strength of the African-Jamaican connection. Ras Haitrm's years of international travels took him to Jamaica in 2016, where he formed a professional relationship with George Miller and the Firehouse Crew. A robust collaboration resulted in his upcoming work of excellence entitled "Go and Tell the World." Here is the title track. Available on Friday November 23.|
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|Jamaica Music Countdown January 11-17|
|On This Day in Reggae - January 10th|
|1949: RCA Victor announces a new 7-inch, 45 rpm phonograph record.|
1968: Singer John Mouse is born in Spanish Town, Jamaica.
1969: Floyd Smith aka Aaron Silk, singer, Garnet Silk's younger brother, is born in a quiet town of Downs in Manchester, Jamaica.
1981: Jagwa (Vernon Spencer) is born.
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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
|Bob Marley Birthday Bash, The 32nd
Feb-09-2019 - Feb-10-2019, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Miami Reggae Festival
Feb-15-2019 - Mar-15-2019, Miami, Florida, USA
|Stepping High Festival
Mar-01-2019 - Mar-03-2019, Negril, Jamaica
|Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival
Mar-07-2019 - Mar-10-2019, Melbourne , Florida, USA
|Sistahfest Arts and Culture Festival
Mar-08-2019, Toronto, Canada
|9 Mile Music Festival
Mar-09-2019, Miami, Florida, USA
|International Dub Gathering
Apr-18-2019 - Apr-21-2019, Bigastro, Spain
|Dis Poem Wordz & Agro Festival
Apr-28-2019, Portland , Jamaica
|Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival 17th Annual
May-16-2019 - May-19-2019, Joshua Tree, California, USA
|Kentucky Reggae Festival
May-24-2019 - May-26-2019, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
|Caribbean Village Festival
Jun-22-2019 - Jun-23-2019, Lauderhill , Florida, USA
|Port City Reggae Music & Art Festival
Jul-05-2019 - Jul-06-2019, Wilmington, North Carolina, 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
|Iboga Summer Festival
Jul-24-2019 - Jul-28-2019, Tavernes de la Valldigna, Spain
| Reggae in Wulf
Jul-26-2019 - Jul-28-2019, Friedberg (Bavaria), Germany
| Caribbean Afr'am Festival
Aug-03-2019, Killeen, Texas, USA
|Woodstock Reggae Fest
Aug-03-2019 - Aug-04-2019, Woodstock New York, New York, USA
Aug-07-2019 - Aug-11-2019, Winchester, United Kingdom
|Overjam Reggae festival
Aug-15-2019 - Aug-18-2019, Tolmin, Slovenia
|Canadian Reggae Music Conference Third Annual
Aug-15-2019 - Aug-18-2019, Tolmin, Slovenia
|Rastafest Reggae Festival
Aug-17-2019, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Soul Rebel Festival 18th Annual
Sep-07-2019, Boulder, Colorado, USA
|Houston Reggae Festival
Sep-28-2019 - Sep-29-2019, Houston, Texas, USA
|Peter Tosh Music Festival
Oct-17-2019 - Oct-20-2019, New Kingston/Belmont, Jamaica
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