A Few of the performers from 2019 included:

  • Don Carlos 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.

With a lineup that ranged from Don Carlos to Jah9 to Etana, this year’s event was one of the strongest ever in our 25 year history! 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.

Reggae News You Can Use For December 6, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Friday, December 6!

“Good Times” from Popcaan makes the 60 greatest dance songs list 
The one year anniversary of Buju Banton’s return to Jamaica
Remembering Bob Marley’s December 1979 shows in Santa Cruz

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.

Alex Jones ruins everything 

Reggae News You Can Use For December 5, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Thursday, December 5!

“Down in Jamaica” box set is an impressive collection of legendary hits
Miriam Simone making moves with top dancehall producer Bobby Digital 
Third World and Damian Marley team up on new video

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.

Difficult times demand difficult people

Reggae News You Can Use For December 4, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Wednesday, December 4!

Koffee honored by Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness
Mr Eazi pushes campaign for sustainable agricultural solutions in Africa
Rita Marley now officially a citizen of Ghana

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.

Woof 2.0

Reggae News You Can Use For December 3, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Tuesday, December 3!

Extra interviews Ziggy Marley about his family’s holiday traditions
Kranium releases refix of Davido’s “risky” track
Reggae’s founding fathers to be featured in 2021 documentary

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.

Tree glee!

Reggae News You Can Use For December 2, 2019

Your daily dose of international reggae news for Monday, December 2!

Birmingham pub closes that hosted UB40’s iconic “Red Red Wine” video
Nairobi positions itself as the reggae capital of East Africa
Shaggy celebrates 20th anniversary of classic “It Wasn’t Me” album

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.

Morning glory