We are pleased to present the 2016 Reggae Festival Guide, totally digital and interactive with links to your favorite bands, music, products and festivals. We’ve put together a great collection of editorial for you – described below – as well as the festivals on this year’s calendar.
In “The Inspiration — Rastafari To The World!”, Groundation lyricist and frontman Harrison Stafford highlights his Rasta-mentary film Holding On To Jah, which details Haile Selassie’s 1966 visit to Jamaica and its lasting impact, and features thoughts from reggae luminaries such as Joseph Hill, U-Roy and others.
Steel Pulse has been one of the primary bearers of the reggae torch, keeping the original Rasta message strong. Dive into “Dreadtown — The Steel Pulse Story: Film Crowdfunding And Direct Support From The Fans” to learn more about the upcoming documentary film on this legendary band’s ethic and epic rise to worldwide acclaim.
From reggae business manuals, to a book with in-depth roots artist interviews, to a DVD about Rastafari, Chuck Foster returns with this latest installment of “Readings For Reasonings.”
Join us as we peer into the life, history and culture of Jamaica, Africa, reggae and Rastafari in “Cultural ViZions,”featuring visual artists Abba Yahudah, Jeffrey Samuels, André Jones a.k.a. Natty Rebel and Ras Elijah Tafari.
In “Roots Rock Rhythm — The Universal Heartbeat,” international yoga teacher Shiva Rea reflects upon some of the original heartbeat drum rhythms of reggae, and the transformational power the reggae beat has upon our hearts and souls.
From the Reggae Festival Guide crew to you — click, read and enjoy!
Kaati, Anthony, Irene, Goran, Heather