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Reggae Rise Up Releases Full Artist Lineup for 2020 Florida Festival
– March 20-22 at Vinoy Park, Downtown St. Petersburg, FL –
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Florida’s favorite reggae festival has just released their full lineup for… Read More
Originally Published by Jon Blistein at RollingStone.com
British reggae outfit Steel Pulse unveiled the lead single, “Cry Cry Blood,” for their first album in 15 years, Mass Manipulation, out May 17th via Rootfire Cooperative and the band’s own imprint, Wiseman Doctrine.… Read More
Guest Post by Jim the Boss
When The Impressions landed in Jamaica for the first time in 1966, their popularity spread like a wildfire. The band’s presence essentially created an equivalent to “Beatlemania.” The group’s records sold very well on the island and dozens of groups… Read More
Guest post by Dylan Anderson, international music marketer at Soundwave Consulting
Guest Post by Ryan Thaxter of Dubbest
Honestly, I had been listening to reggae for too long before I truly discovered the greatness of Dennis Brown. Punk and ska led me to reggae early on; I think a lot of people can relate to that progression.… Read… Read More
Guest Post by Brad Metzger
Brad has covered Reggae for over 30 years for publications including Billboard, Reggae Report International, The Beat and United Reggae. For the past 2 years Brad has covered festivals including Cali Roots, Rototom Sunsplash in Spain and many others in his capacity as California… Read More