A Few of the performers from 2019 included:

  • The Late Ones at Austin Reggae Fest 2019

April 17-19, 2020: See You At Auditorium Shores For Next Year’s Incredible Austin Reggae Festival!

Thanks to all the local music fans and out-of-towners who attended the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival at Auditorium Shores. This year’s event was one of our strongest ever!

How strong you ask? The 2019 event raised $160,868.77 for the Central Texas Food Bank to help feed hungry families in Travis County and surrounding areas.

Also, please mark your calendar for Friday, April 17 through Sunday, April 19, the dates for the 2020 Austin Reggae Festival. Tickets for the 2020 event will go on sale on Monday, February 3.

2019 Austin Reggae Fest Raises $160,868.77 to Help Central Texas Food Bank Feed Hungry Families

We are proud to announce that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 for the Central Texas Food Bank. This money comes from ticket sales for this year’s event helps feed hungry families in Austin and dozens of surrounding counties.

Over the last decade, dub music fans coming to the Austin Reggae Festival have helped to generate more than one million dollars in donations for this worthy charity. During this 10-year time period, the Austin Reggae Festival is proud to have emerged as the largest annual fundraising event / activity for the Central Texas Food Bank and its extensive network of Partner Agencies.

Photo above shows Central Texas Food Bank Community Engagement Manager Adiee Gonzales and Austin Reggae Festival founder Pat Costigan.

Join us April 17-19 at Auditorium Shores for the 2020 Austin Reggae Festival — and together we’ll raise even more funds to help eliminate hunger in Central Texas!

Reggae News You Can Use For July 8, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Monday, July 8!

Dirty Heads releases video for “Life Me Up”
Koffee’s breakout single “Toast” hits 50 million total views on YouTube
Popcaan covers reggae legend Garnett Silk on “New Found Love”

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families. But we can do even better on this total next spring!

The exact dates for the 2020 Austin Reggae Festival are April 17-19. Tickets for next year’s event go on sale on Monday, February 3, 2020.

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Reggae News You Can Use For July 2, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Tuesday, July 2!

Anthony B makes a welcome comeback as a “King In My Castle”
“One More Night” is the new video from Slightly Stoopid
Rolling Stone lists the 10 essential reggae covers of country classics

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families. But we can do even better on this total next spring!

The exact dates for the 2020 Austin Reggae Festival are April 17-19. Tickets for next year’s event go on sale on Monday, February 3, 2020.

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Reggae News You Can Use For July 1, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Monday, July 1!

Compilation “Red, Gold, Green & Blue” coming from Trojan America
July 1 is the low-key International Reggae Day
No charges filed yet in murder of Bahamian singer

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families. But we can do even better on this total next spring!

The exact dates for the 2020 Austin Reggae Festival are April 17-19. Tickets for next year’s event go on sale on Monday, February 3, 2020.

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