• Grimy Styles Performs Austin Reggae Festival 2019

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

Thanks to all the locals and out-of-towners who attended the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival. This year’s event was one of our strongest ever!

Stay tuned in the next few weeks as we announce the total funding raised for the Central Texas Food Bank to feed hungry families via the big crowds over these three sunny spring days. In 2018, we raised about $130,000 for this worthy charity — we expect the 2019 total to be even higher.

Until then, 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.

Finally, if you lost items at Auditorium Shores at the 2019 event, please check with us at austinreggae at gmail dot com.

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Mark your calendar for April 17-19, which are the dates for the 2020 Austin Reggae Festival.

The 2018 Austin Reggae Festival raised $129,543.14 to help feed hungry Central Texas families. Stay tuned to this website for more information on the total funds raised at the 2019 event.

Special Admission Deal on Sunday, April 21 If You Enter Auditorium Shores Before 3:00 pm!

On Sunday, April 21, celebrate Easter at the Austin Reggae Festival with two admissions for the price of one if you enter Auditorium Shores before 3:00 pm.

This special entry price is good for tickets bought online or bought at the gate.

Bands for Sunday, April 21 include Starlight (12:15), Roots from the Clay (1:45), Mau Mau Chaplains (3:15), Etana (4:45), Cocoa Tea (6:30) and Freddie McGregor (8:15). Show ends at 9:30 pm on Sunday, April 21.

Come on down to Auditorium Shores to hear some great music while helping the Central Texas Food Bank provide nourishing meals to our hungry neighbors.

2019 Austin Reggae Festival: Last Minute Details!

The 2019 Austin Reggae Festival is here! A few last-minute details to take note of before you head to Auditorium Shores (900 West Riverside Drive).

The weather is amazing. But please wear sunscreen and a hat so that you don’t burn!

Yes, tickets for the event can be purchased at the gate, although you will pay a little more. Buy online before the event to save. Three Day Wristbands are NOT sold on-site — and can only be purchased online and in advance of the event.

Special admission deal on Sunday, April 21. Get two-for-one admission if you enter Auditorium Shores before 3:00 pm on Easter Sunday. This special two-for-one admission deal is only valid on Sunday, April 21. This special two-for-one admission deal is only valid on Sunday, April 21.

Parking at Auditorium Shores can be a little bit challenging. Check out this page for all your options, as well as bus and shuttle information.

Headliners for 2019 include Don Carlos, Mykal Rose, Freddie McGregor, Cocoa Tea and many more. See the full lineup here.

Weather for Friday, Saturday and Sunday looks fantastic. In the unlikely chance that there is rain, please stay tuned to this website (as well as Facebook and Twitter) for updates.

Bring your good vibes to Auditorium Shores — but little else. Click here to learn what is allowed at the Austin Reggae Festival and what is not. Speaking of bringing good vibes to Auditorium Shores, remember that a portion of ticket sales helps the Central Texas Food Bank feed thousands of hungry families in Travis County and surrounding areas.

New craft beers at the Austin Reggae Festival. If you get thirsty at this year’s event, then be sure to enjoy some of the craft beers that will be available for purchase.

For other questions about the 2019 event, please visit the Austin Reggae Festival FAQ page.

2019 Austin Reggae Fest Tickets On Sale Now

Click here to buy VIP Passes, Three Day Wristbands, and Single Day Tickets for the 2019 Austn Reggae Festival!!

Be sure to review the Parking Information and the What Can I Bring section before heading to Auditorium Shores.

Friday, April 19 Lineup / Gates open 3:00 pm
5:00: The Late Ones (Laie, Hawaii)Listen here
6:30: Hempress Sativa (Kingston, Jamaica)Listen here
8:30: Don Carlos (Kingston, Jamaica)Listen here

Saturday, April 20 Lineup / Gates open at noon
12:30: Lion Heights (Austin)Listen here
2:00: Grimy Styles (Austin)Listen here
3:30: General Smiley / Lakandon (Los Angeles)Listen here
5:00: Jah9 (Kingston, Jamaica)Listen here
6:45: Baby Cham (Kingston, Jamaica)Listen here
8:30: Mykal Rose (Kingstom, Jamaica)Listen here

Sunday, April 21 Lineup / Gates open at noon
Two-for-one admission if enter before 3:00 pm on Sunday only
12:15: Starlighter (San Antonio)Listen here
1:45: Roots from the Clay (Houston)Listen here
3:15: Mau Mau Chaplains (Austin)Listen here
4:45: Etana (Kingston, Jamaica)Listen here
6:30: Cocoa Tea (Clarendon Parish, Jamaica)Listen here
8:15: Freddie McGregor (Clarendon Parish, Jamaica)Listen here

Read band biographies, plus learn when Auditorium Shores opens and closes for each day of the event by visiting the Lineup page.

For 2019, the Austin Reggae Festival again helps the Central Texas Food Bank feed thousands and thousands of hungry families.

Finally, follow the Austin Reggae Festival on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.