Roots and Culture Music Festival, 17 & 18 September, Missingham Park, Ballina.
Reggaefest 2011 – Two massive days of live music, activities and culture!
FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT
Reggaefest will be welcoming in Spring 2011 at their stunning new waterfront location, 25 minutes south of Byron Bay. Top international, national and local artists will be providing eleven hours of non-stop music each day. First line-up announcement includes: Nkulee Dube, South African princess of ethno ragga/soul and daughter of the late great Lucky Dube; Jamaican heavyweight chanter Jah Mason; New Caledonian Ragga-Dancehall group NeaCombo Diffuzion; fresh from Glastonbury Festival, Melbourne’s own Mista Savona and Vida Sunshyne; recent Triple J’s Unearthed winners Kingfisha; crossing the Tasman for her second appearance at Reggaefest, Silva Emcee; local rising stars Blackbirds and The Grains, Melbourne’s LubDub and Simon Wright; national artists Darky Roots, Paua, Raz Bin Sam & Lion I, Cheap Fakes, One Dread and more international and national artists to be announced.
The festival will feature an open-air market place offering local craft and health-conscious food with international flavours as well as a dedicated area for children with a shaded play-park, face painting, craft and activities.
Join in one of the many workshops, such as Jamaican Dancehall, African Dance, Indigenous Dance or Brazilian Capoeira, take part in the dominoes tournament or kick back and relax in one of the hammocks or private gazebos and watch a display from Lismore Lantern Parade light up the night.
Reggaefest 2011 is about the music, the culture and bringing the community together to create a unique experience. 2 Day Early Bird tickets are on sale now for just $89 and ticket specials are also available for children and families.
Visit www.reggaefest.com.au for more details.