Thanks to all the dub music fans from across the US and around the world who came to Auditorium Shores for the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival. Thanks as well to all these dub fans for helping raise funds to help the Capital Area Food Bank conquer hunger in our community. We apologize that the weather at this year’s event was so un-cooperative — and that the Sunday, April 19 show had to be canceled. For 2016, we expect bluer skies and greener grass. Please plan now for next year’s dates: Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17.
We are thankful that we were able to evacuate Auditorium Shores before the epic storm on Saturday evening. However the intensity of last night’s rain requires significant cleanup at Auditorium Shores. Please stay tuned to this website for updates on opening time for the Austin Reggae Festival on Sunday, April 19.
Day Two of the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival is here! The Box Office opens at 11:00 am and gates open at noon. Music also begins at noon with Dub Gideon; the last performer of the day is Alika at 8:45 pm. Today’s show ends at 10:00 pm. Tickets are still available online, or you can simply buy them at the gate. Tickets at the gate are cash only. Cost is $20 per person per day. On Sunday, April 19 only each ticket allows entry for two patrons.
Just a few more hours until this year’s event!
* Buy tickets before prices increase April 17
* Three days of international reggae superstars
* Location of this year’s event
* Parking options for Auditorium Shores
* What to bring and what not to bring
* Gates open 3:00 pm on April 17
* Box Office / Will Call opens 2:00 pm on April 17
As of 7:30 pm Central Time, music is back at Auditorium Shores for the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival. Yes, music is back at Auditorium Shores for the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival. Please stay tuned to this website for any additional weather-related updates.
Austin Reggae Festival single day tickets are now on sale at all Planet K outlets in Austin, San Marcos and San Antonio. Visit these links to find the outlet closet to you: Planet K locations in Austin; Planet K locations in San Marcos; Planet K locations in San Antonio.
Advance single day ticket price is $15 per day (plus service charge). Single day tickets do NOT allow for re-entry into Auditorium Shores if you leave.
Or, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online for the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival.
Online shoppers can purchase a Three Day Wristband for $40 (plus service charge). The Three Day Wristband allows for daily re-entry to the Austin Reggae Festival. These Three-Day Wristbands are only sold online (the Three-Day Wristband is not available at Planet K locations).
Cost of tickets increase beginning Friday, April 17 — so buy your ticket in advance to save save save.
A portion of ticket sales for the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival benefits the Capital Area Food Bank. In 2014, dub patrons attending the Austin Reggae Festival raised more than $160,000 for this worthy charity.
Over the last decade, the Austin Reggae Festival has contributed more than $1,000,000 for the CAFB to feed hungry families in Central Texas. Make plans now to be at Auditorium Shores April 17-19 to support this amazing effort to improve the lives of our less fortunate neighbors.
Also, thanks to all who participated in the free t-shirt offer. As of the end of the day on Tuesday, February 2, supplies of these free t-shirts have run out — so that offer has now expired. If you did order a Three Day Wristband on February 1 or February 2, look for an e-mail soon with details on how you will receive your free t-shirt.
The massive re-construction project at Auditorium Shores has been completed! This means that the Austin Reggae Festival will return to this scenic downtown location for 2015, a location that provides an amazing backdrop of the downtown skyline as well as picturesque Lady Bird Lake. From better sight-lines to better lawn conditions, the improvements at Auditorium Shores should make the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival the best one ever. We think that dub patrons will likewise enjoy the new experience!
Headliners for the 2015 Austin Reggae Festival include Lee Scratch Perry (on Friday, April 17), Yellowman (on Friday, April 17), Alika (on Saturday, April 18), The Slackers (on Saturday, April 18), Ska-talites (on Sunday, April 19), New Kingston (on Sunday, April 19) and Black Slate (on Sunday, April 19). Stay tuned to the 2015 Lineup page to get the hour-by-hour lineup for April 17-19 in Austin. All bands subject to change.
Bring your positive vibes to the Austin Reggae Festival. The full list of acceptable items for 2015 is available here.
There is absolutely NO overnight camping at Auditorium Shores for the Austin Reggae Festival or any other event - all patrons must leave the park when the music ends at 10:00 pm.
Click Here for information on nearby hotels and camping areas.
We strongly encourage you explore the various green options for getting to Auditorium Shores. Carpool, take a free shuttle bus, Metrorail or even ride a bike! Austin has many options available. Note that for 2018, the shuttle bus pickup location has changed to the TX DOT Riverside Campus at 150 East Riverside Drive. Shuttle bus only available on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22
Click Here for information on where you can leave your car.
We are excited that the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival will be at Auditorium Shores again, 800 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704.
Click Here for map and directions to this amazing downtown park.