See You Next Year: April 19-21, 2019

The 2018 Austin Reggae Festival was an incredible celebration of diversity, tolerance and giving back to the community. Thanks to all the amazing bands and all the great music fans who made this year’s event so special in so many ways.

Start planning now for the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival, which runs Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21 at Auditorium Shores. Tickets will go on sale on February 1.

Finally, if you lost items at this year’s event, then we may have found them. Please email us at austin reggae fest at gmail dot com and we can try to reunite you with your misplaced belongings. This is also the best way to contact us if you have questions about past or future events.

Stay tuned to this website for information on total funds raised for the Central Texas Food Bank to feed our hungry neighbors via the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival.

Saving the Best for April 22 at Austin Reggae Fest

We’ve had already had two incredibly strong days of outstanding music and positive vibes. Yet April 22 promises to be even more amazing.

Sunday weather should be fantastic with bright sunny spring skies and high temperatures around 80 degrees. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen!

The tunes begin at noon with a DJ set from Jan Ray. Also part of the Sunday lineup are Matamoska (1:30 pm), I-Taweh (3:00 pm), Lion Heights (5:00 pm), and Sister Nancy (6:30 pm).

The final act of the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival is the Wailers at 8:00 pm, playing all your favorite hits and re-invoking all your best memories.

Click on the Band Page to read profiles of these outstanding acts.

Before you head to the show, be sure to also read the parking information so you are familiar with your options downtown.

Learn more about other aspects of the event on the FAQ page.

Tickets for the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival are still available online and at the gate. Admission price at the gate for Sunday, April 22 is just $20.

Unfortunately, VIP Passes for Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 are now completely sold out

Also, remember that the Austin Reggae Festival benefits the Central Texas Food Bank in their mission to feed hungry families in and around Travis County.

Finally, if you are planning ahead, then mark your calendar for April 19-21, which are the dates of the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival. Tickets for next year’s event will go on sale on Friday, February 1.

April 21 is Day 2 of the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival

With incredible performances by the Mau Mau Chaplains, New Kingston and Kabaka Pyramid and the Bebble Rockers, April 20 served as a fantastic first day for the 25th anniversary of the Austin Reggae Festival at Auditorium Shores.

But Saturday, April 21 should be even more special!

Music begins at noon with DJ RJ and continues throughout the day with performances by Hail Marley (1:30), Mighty Mystic (3:00), Nattali Rize (4:30), Collie Buddz (6:30) and Black Uhuru (8:30). Click on the Band Page to read profiles of these outstanding acts.

Before you head to the show, be sure to also read the parking information so you are familiar with your options downtown.

Learn more about other aspects the event on the FAQ page.

Tickets for the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival are still available online and at the gate. Admission price at the gate for Saturday, April 21 is $30. On Sunday, April 20, the walk-up admission price is $20.

Unfortunately, VIP Passes for Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 are now completely sold out

As for weather on Saturday, April 21, we may experience a few showers. But unless there is extended rain and thunderstorms, the show will go on as planned. Stay tuned to this website for any weather-related updates for both today and tomorrow.

Finally remember that the Austin Reggae Festival benefits the Central Texas Food Bank in their mission to feed hungry families in and around Travis County.

2018 Austin Reggae Fest: Friday, April 20 Update

The 2018 Austin Reggae Festival begins Friday, April 20! Gates at Auditorium Shores open at 3:00 pm and the show continues until 10:00 pm. Check the band lineup so you know which acts are performing when.

Also, please view the Parking information before you head to the event so that you will have a better idea of all the parking options.

Yes, tickets for the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival are still available online and at the gate. Admission price at the gate is $20 on Friday, April 20 and $20 on Sunday, April 22. On Saturday, April 21 only, the price at the gate is $30.

Unfortunately, VIP Passes for Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 are now sold out. But there are still a handful of VIP Passes available for Sunday, April 22.

Yes, the weather on Saturday, April 21 looks a little challenging. But, we are hoping that the rain clouds will miss us. Stay tuned to this website for any weather-related updates.

Finally, please remember that the Austin Reggae Festival benefits the Central Texas Food Bank in their mission to feed hungry families in and around Travis County.

Friday, April 20 is Almost Here! Your Last-Minute Check-List for the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival

Beginning on Friday, April 20, the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival is just a few days away! To make sure you have everything in order for all the fun, here’s your last-minute check-list for this year’s 25th anniversary celebration of unity in the community

Understand the schedule. The full hour-by-hour, day-by-day band lineup is now available online. Definitely don’t miss the Wailers at 8:00 pm on Sunday, April 22

Buy your ticket! Yes, tickets will be available at the gate. But, you will save by purchasing an advance ticket online. Prices go up at 11:59 pm Central Time on the evening of Thursday, April 19.

Consider upgrading to VIP. Want a closer look at the band, plus shade and private bathrooms? Then buy a VIP Pass (or upgrade your current ticket to VIP). Note that VIP Passes for Saturday, April 21 are now sold out.

Know your parking options. Downtown parking is difficult during the Austin Reggae Festival. So check out the parking page before you leave for Auditorium Shores.

Don’t bring what you can’t bring. Browse the list of what you can and can’t bring to Auditorium Shores. Also be sure to read the FAQ page so you have a full picture of the event.

Follow Austin Reggae Fest on social media. Stay tuned to the Twitter page and the Facebook page for last-minute updates about the 2018 event.

Feel good about helping a great cause. The Austin Reggae Festival helps the Central Texas Food Bank provide healthy meals our less fortunate neighbors.