San Jose, CA: Ozomatli headlines Airfield Supply Co.’s Music in the Park presented by Metro on July 19.
Coming up Aug. 23 will be reggae artist J Boog, whose following has now extended outside of Hawaii to the West Coast.
All shows are held at Plaza de Cesar Chavez in downtown San Jose and open with local acts starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance for general admission, $35 for a VIP experience, $20 and $40, respectively day of the show.Save $5 on advance general admission tickets w/code: REGGAE. Purchase tickets at musicintheparksj.com
Eek-A-Mouse On Waving Gay Flag In Jamaica “I’ll be a dead rat”
Eek-A-Mouse says he will not be waving the gay flag in Jamaica because it could cost him his life.
Some folks are saying that Eek-A-Mouse is mentally ill, while others are saying that he has been gay for a very long time. The dancehall veteran insists that he is neither crazy nor gay, but just has different views from traditional reggae/dancehall artists. Mouse went viral this week after he posted a video of himself waving the rainbow-colored flag while proclaiming his love for the LGBT community. Read full article
Dry Diggings Festival returns 8/30-9/1 to Placerville, CA
Dry Diggings Festival returns 8/30-9/1 to Placerville, CA bringing an all-star line up featuring Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid,
Steel Pulse, Tribal Seeds and so much More!
Don't miss the full festival experience at Dry Diggings 2019!
OB Music, a Toronto-based producer anticipates the release of his ”First Contact Riddim” compilation Album, featuring various performing artists including veterans such as Lutan Fyah, Turbulence, Ammoye (four-time Juno award nominee), as well as up and coming artist Sunny Terble, straight out of Hundred Lane, Kingston, Jamaica, and rapper / actor Zawles, from Brooklyn, NY via Toronto, ON.
This keepsake edition is 110 pages chock-full of entertaining and educational editorial about reggae lifestyle, legends and industry updates by reggae's top aficionados, plus new music releases and tour dates from artists, reggae-related book reviews, videos, and dozens of reggae festivals with full line-ups so that reggae fans can plan their summer.
Houston Jerk Fest was born from the idea to bring community and culture together with food, family, music and fun. Houston Jerk Fest is a food and music festival centered around a Jerk cook-off competition where contestants compete for the top prizes and recognition. There will be food, vendors, kid’s zone, and activities for the whole family.
Reggae artists from around the world are congratulating us on our 25th Anniversary milestone. We are very humbled and have shared with you their message and songshere. Warrior King, Cham, Big Mountain, Lutan Fyah, Safira Mono, more!
Sister Carol feat. Marcia Griffiths - World Needs Love [Official Video 2019]
Hear Reggae Great Big Youth’s Rendition of Bo Diddley’s ‘Gunslinger’
Reggae great Big Youth makes a rare return to the mic for a rendition of Bo Diddley’s “Gunslinger” on the latest cut off the upcoming Red, Gold, Green & Blue compilation, the first release from Zak Starkey’s Trojan Jamaica label.
On “Gunslinger,” Big Youth, the deejay and toastmaster responsible for Seventies classics like Dreadlocks Dread and Natty Cultural Dread, teams with the renowned Sly & Robbie, Studio One guitar great Ernest Ranglin and producer Youth for their version of Rob Jevons’ Morricone-esque remix of the Diddley song.
New Single from the Queen of Reggae Marcia Griffiths’ ‘Timeless’ Album - Rock Steady + This Old Man
This week on Nikki Z Live we have the legendary sound killer Ricky Trooper. Find out what he has in store for Reggae Sumfest this year and which selector he tried to put the fists on last year. All this and your favorite hits on your #1 Syndicated Caribbean Radio show....
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Jamming Festival Mar-21-2020 - Mar-22-2020, Bogota, Colombia
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