10 Mar 2010Blog

Barbados Reggae Festival 2010

by Jonathan

The 2010 Barbados Reggae Festival starts on April 18th with the Beach Party.

In total there are now 4 events to choose from, here are the details:

Reggae Beach Party — Sunday April 18th, 2010

The Reggae Beach Party is to be held at the Carlisle Bay Centre, Bay Street from 3pm to 10pm. Artists include:

  • Mr. Vegas
  • Konshens
  • Ding Dong
  • Pumpattae
  • Kirk Brown
  • Omar Mcquilkin
  • Ruby Tech
  • Psycho
  • Most Wanted
  • DJ Jon Doe
  • DJ Peter Coppin

Vintage Reggae Show & Dance — Friday April 23rd, 2010

The Vintage Reggae Show & Dance is to be held at Garfield Sobers Gymnasium. Artists include:

  • Fab Five
  • Marcia Griffiths
  • John Holt
  • Ernie Smith
  • Ken Lazarus
  • DJ’s Lil Rick
  • Admiral Nelson

The Reggae Party Cruise — Saturday April 24th, 2010

Reggae lovers, tick off another date on your calendars, as the Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival 2010 expands, and its taking patrons to the high seas. Another event has been added to the ever-popular festival. Chairman of FAS Entertainment, Al Gilkes announced that a Reggae Party Cruise is in the making as negotiations are being done with Tall Ships. During the Festival’s press launch on Wednesday. Gilkes Explained that visitors to the island for the festival, complained of having too much spare time. Gilkes said” they go to Vintage on Friday, the Hill on Sunday but they have nothing to do on Saturday.

The Reggae Party Cruise is schedules to take place on the 24th of April on the M.V. Harbour Master and will give patrons a chance to mingle with the stars who are part of the Reggae on The Hill line up.

Reggae on the Hill — Sunday April 25th, 2010

Reggae on the Hill is the grand finale of the festival held at Farley Hill National Park from 10am to 8pm. Artists include:

  • Richie Spice
  • Maxi Priest
  • Luciano
  • Tarrus Riley
  • Etana
  • Busy Signal
  • Romain Virgo
  • Supa Ruben
  • Buggy Nhakente
  • Hotta Flames
  • LRG
  • Brimstone
  • Albert Olton
  • Ras Al-I
  • Orakle
  • Daniel

Tickets are available from the following box offices:

  • CS Pharmacy – Bridgetown
  • Warrens Ticket Centre – Super Centre Warrens
  • Digicel – Sheraton
  • Cooyah 246 – Prince William Henry Street, Bridgetown
  • Mount Gay Visitors Centre – Spring Garden

You can also find more information by visiting the official Barbados Reggae Festival 2010 website: thebarbadosreggaefestival.com. You can also follow event organiser Fas Entertainment on Twitter and Facebook.