Top 10 Reggae Festivals Of 2017

Top 10 Reggae Festivals Of 2017 - It is every music fan’s favorite time of year.

January is when all of the major festivals lineups are announced.

Coachella will have Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar, Governors Ball will have Tool and Chance The Rapper, and Bonnaroo will have U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and Chance.

For those who strictly love reggae, there are of course festivals just for your liking. With so many different Reggae Festivals available this year in a variety of locations it might be hard to know which ones are worth checking out.

Listed below is a list of the top 10 Reggae Music Festivals you should check out in 2017.

1. One Love Cali Reggae Festival is on February 10-12 at The Queen Mary.

This three day event features many artists including Fishbone, Janelle Phillips, White Glove Service, Through the Roots, Stick Figure, The Green, Iration, Seedless, Steel Pulse, Tha Dogg Pound, Mike Love, The Ziggens and many more artists. Three day passes or one day passes are available for purchase for One Love Cali Reggae Festival.

2. 9 Mile Music Festival

9 Mile Music Festival is March 11th at the beautiful Virginia Key Beach in Miami, Florida. This years lineup features Julian Marley, DMX, Kreesha Turner, Sizzla, Capleton and many more. The festival has a 24 year history, and has provided over 3 million canned goods since it’s inception.

3. Island Reggae Festival

Island Reggae Festival is July 8th in San Jose, California and is located at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. This event is fun for the entire family and features music by UB40. This event also has carnival rides, a rugby tournament, food vendors, and vendors selling merchandise.

4. Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival

Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival is located in Duluth, Minnesota (who would have guessed) and is on July 15th. This festival features music by Dred I Dread, Half Pint, Maxi Priest, Earthkry, Rupee, Spragga Benz and other artists.

5. Sierra Nevada Music Festival

Sierra Nevada Music Festival is June 16-18 in Boonville, California and is located at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds. This event is a celebration of world peace and also summer solstice. The event has included the following performers in past years: Lee Perry, Don Carlos, Alpha Blondy, Inner Circle, Etana, New Kingston, Alaine, Mellow Mood and many others. The lineup for 2017 will be released on February 1st. Make sure to check their website for updated on the performers that will be playing this year.

6. Battle Creek Caribbean Festival

For 20 years, the sounds of the Caribbean have brought the islands to West Michigan. The Battle Creek Caribbean Festival is on July 17th in Battle Creek, Michigan inside the Kellogg Arena. Admission is free before 4PM!


7. Rastafest

Rastafest is on August 18-20 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This event is located at Downsview Park. Last year’s lineup included: Sister Carol, Jah Kettle, Johnny Osbourne, Elle Tremor, Michelle Francis, Ernie Dobson and many more artists. The lineup for this year has not been announced yet but we sure to check their website for updated on how will be performing this year.

8. One Love Reggae and Ska Festival

One Love Reggae and Ska Festival is September 1-3 in London, United Kingdom.
The 2017 lineup of performers includes: Mad Professor, Capital Letters, Blake Slate, Derrick Morgan, Twilight Circus, Earl Gateshead and many more.

Be sure to check the event's website for updates as more artists are added to the lineup.

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