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Week of activities for Reggae Sumfest

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Reggae Sumfest:::Dancehall Night:::July 25, 2013

Jamaica’s biggest summer music festival, Reggae Sumfest, has planned a week of fun filled activities, as the concert series returns to the second city of Montego Bay.

The week of activities kicks off with a family fun-day on July 16 and thereafter with a street dance, two nights of parties and a global sound clash leading up to the final nights of musical concerts on July 22.

The concert nights promises non-stop high energy performances on the 21st and 22nd of July with appearances from the 2023 Grammy winner for Best Reggae Album, Kabaka Pyramid; ‘Youth Dem Cold‘ singer Richie Spice and Gyptian, who spent 15 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 with smash hit ‘Hold Yuh‘.

Others on the line-up

Also on the line-up is rising star, Chronic Law and Morgan Heritage among other vibrant performers. Other parties and events will include Global Sound Clash on July 20; Blitz, an all-black affair on the 19th of July, an All-White Party at Pier 1’s pulsating picturesque waterfront bar in Montego Bay on the 18th of July.

There will be a free Street Dance party with a ‘dancehall fashion’ dress code and lineup of talented DJ’s on the 17th of July. Among the exciting activities is a free Family Funday Community Fest on the 16th of July, which will include fun activities such as rides, games and entertainment for the family at the Catherine Hall Stadium in Montego Bay.

Reggae Sumfest, which dubs itself “The Greatest Show on Earth” and is the largest music festival in Jamaica and the Caribbean, dates back to 1993, and attracts music lovers of all ages, from all over the world.

Patrons enjoying the experience during a performance at Reggae Sumfest held on the grounds of the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay, St James. Photo taken July 21, 2022. (Photo: Facebook @ReggaeSumfest)

Previous festivals have featured world renowned international headliners such as 50 Cent, Rihanna, Kanye West, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj and Usher, alongside Jamaican reggae and dancehall legends, which in 2022 included Shenseea, known for her vibrant patois rhymes, Grammy nominated artiste Spice, the 2020 Grammy winner Koffee, and contemporary reggae artiste, Sizzla.

Participating in the week of activities will give you full access to a unique Jamaican cultural experience. Party Jamaican style and experience Jamaica’s rich music culture at Reggae Sumfest. Tickets for Reggae Sumfest 2023 are on sale now, visit to book your ticket today.


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