Reggae Reflection Spotlight:  Week of 7/27/15


In this week’s spotlight,  we have the latest in new tours upcoming Reggae festivals!

  • Jah9 kicked off her 9 show US East Coast Tour this week!
  • Our top picks for festivals on the East Coast and West Coast this weekend!    

           **  Vermont JerkFest at Killington Ski Resort 7/31 & 8/1. 
           **  Reggae On the River   7/30 – 8/2

  • Kabaka Pyramid and Iba Mahr wrapped up their Young Lions tour at SOBs in NYC and we have the scoop on that wonderful show!
  • New England is the place to be for several Reggae Festivals taking place in August.   Check out our top picks of where to see your favorite Reggae Artists below.

Jah9  U.S. East Coast Tour  July 25 – Aug 2nd

Jah9 kicked off her U.S. East Coast tour at the People’s Festival in Wilmington, Delaware on 7/25.  This tour has Jah9 making 9 stops in 9 days!   See Jah9 along with Dubtonic Kru this week in NYC / Burlington, VT / Providence, RI, Hartford, CT / Poughkeepsie, NY / Ithaca, NY/  and Cleveland, OH

Jah9 East Coast

Jah9 comes to The Met in Providence on 7/29

Jah 9 East Coast Tour dates

Jah9 East Coast

Festival Spotlight – East Coast!   Vermont JerkFest 7/31 &  8/1
Last Chance to enter to win Tix to see Third World on 8/1 !  Details inside the link below

Festival Spotlight – West Coast!  31st Annual Reggae on the River July 30 –  August 2nd

Reggae on the River 2015Reggae on the River 2015

This coming weekend (July 30th – August 2nd), the non -profit Mateel Community Center presents the 31st anniversary of the longest running Reggae Festival in the U.S, the one-and-only Reggae on the River.  Set on the banks of the majestic  Eel River and delivering the best in Reggae and World Music to the hills of Humboldt County, CA.

Don’t miss out – visit the official website for the latest festival information. Get your passes today to make your pilgrimage to Reggae on the River at Frenchman’s Camp in Garbersville, CA in the heart of the Emerald Triangle and your portal to a higher vibration!

Tour Spotlight!  Young Lions Tour –  Kabaka Pyramid & Iba MaHr wrapped up their tour  at SOBs in NYC on 7/12.   Check out the full report on Reggae Reflection

Upcoming Reggae Festivals in New England in August!

2nd Annual Old Port Reggae Fest featuring Steel Pulse, Yellowman, Inner Circle, Mighty Mystic  – Portland, Me 8/7

Old Port Reggae Festival 2015

Old Port Reggae Festival – Portland, ME

Waterfront Reggae Festival featuring Steel Pulse, Third World, Yellowman, Mighty Mystic, High Hopes Band The Copacetics -Providence RI 8/8

Reggae Festival Providence

Waterfront Reggae Festival Providence, RI

2nd Annual Reggae in the Park, Franklin Park Zoo featuring Freddie Mcgregor and Beres Hammond – Boston 8/9

Reggae in the Park Boston

Reggae in the Park Boston

StarWave Music Fest – Providence, RI  featuring Maxi Priest, Inner Circle, Brigadier Jerry, Tasha T & Jahmali 8/29

Starwave Organic Music Festival

Starwave Organic Music Festival

For additional upcoming events, be sure to check out our Reggae Reflection Calendar. Stay tuned for continuous updates. 2015 features some of the best festivals and concert tours we have seen in a long time!

Recent Birthdays!

Bunji Garlin birthday

Bunji Garlin b. July 14, 1978

Gregory Isaacs

The Late Gregory Issacs b. July 15, 1951 Photo Source:

Buju Banton birthday

Buju Banton b. July 15, 1973

Damian Marley birthday

Damian Marley b. 7/21/1978

Popcaan birthday

Popcaan b. July 15, 1988 Photo source:

Rita Marley birthday

Rita Marley b. July 25, 1946 Photo source
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