On June 22nd, Jamaican reggae artist Jah Mason will be the main performer at the Kleur Festival (Europe). The event will be held at Zee Dijk, 8400 Oostende in Belgium. Though there will be other artists and several sound systems on the lineup, Mason is, as far as we can see, the only Jamaican on the show.
The organizers of the UK’s One Love Festival are pulling out all the stops this year, as they have confirmed a stellar lineup of establish reggae and dancehall acts. The three-day event, which will run from August 30th through to September 1st, will be held at The Hop Farm (Maidstone Road) in Paddock Wood, Kent, UK.
Here are just some of the names that will be on the show this year: King Yellowman, Warrior King, Macka B, Iba MaHr, Dawn Penn, and that is just to name a few. For additional information visit their website: https://onelovefestival.co.uk
One of reggae’s most underrated lyricist, I Wayne, is getting a lot of attention for his recently released single “Trample the Beast.” Produced by Ns Music Enterprise, the song is featured on the Reggae Explosion Riddim, which also has music from several top-tier reggae acts, namely; Bugle, Lutan Fyah, Singer J and others.
Among all the songs on the compilation however, it is I Wayne‘s “Trample the Beast” that seems to be resonating with listeners. On the record, the lava ground singer touches on topics like unity, integrity, violence (specifically in Jamaica), poverty and various other subjects.
Click here to check out “Trample the Beast.”
The 8th staging of Singers in Action will be held at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk (3052 W 21st Street) in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday, August 4th. The headlining act for the event is non other than the king of lover’s rock, Mr. Beres Hammond. The legendary singer will be joined by the man of the moment, Romain Virgo and veteran British reggae artist, Maxi Priest.
Tickets, which range from $35 to $150 USD, can be purchased via Live Nation.
Tad’s Records is proud to present the Queen of Reggae music, Marcia Griffiths, with her new album, Timeless. One of the foremost singers of Reggae music, Marcia Griffiths, is continuing to break new ground. Her new album, which is appropriately titled Timeless, is a selection of 15 songs that pay tribute to the endurance of the Studio One label catalog, which boasts the most solid collection of foundation songs in the historic art forms of Ska, Rock-steady and Reggae music.
Timeless is produced by Donovan Germain with executive producers Tad A. Dawkins and Tad A. Dawkins Jnr. The classic renditions from this album are now available on compact disc (CD), vinyl, and all digital platforms worldwide.
If you have not yet seen the official video for The Farmer’s Story by legendary reggae artist Max Romeo, you really need to check it out. The song is taken from his upcoming album – Words From The Brave – which will be released on June 28th on the Baco Records label.
Click here or on the image above to watch the video for The Farmer’s Story and remember to like, comment and share.
On June 19th, arguably one of the biggest reggae events in Germany will kick off in the city of Dortmund. Known as Ruhr Reggae Summer, the three-day event will feature some of the biggest names in reggae music, namely: Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption, Inner Circle, Jah9, Etana, and that is just to name a few.
For additional information such as who is performing on which day, where to purchase tickets, book accommodations etc. visit the event’s official website.