FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR 2002 AUSTIN REGGAE FESTIVAL

If I lose things at the this year’s event, is there a lost and found?
Come to the Box Office (at the south end of Auditorium Shores) to see if your materials have been found. Or, email us at austinreggaefest at gmail dot com.

When did the Austin Reggae Festival begin?
The first year of the Austin Reggae Festival was 1994. So the 2022 event marks the 27th anniversary of this amazing event!

What bands have played the Austin Reggae Festival over the last 25 years?
Top dub, roots and ska acts who have performed at the Austin Reggae Festival since the event began in 1987 include The Aggrolites (2013), Akae Beka (2017), Alika (2015), Baby Cham (2019), Black Uhuru (2018), Bunny Wailer (2016), Carlton Pride (2004), Cas Haley (2012), Cocoa Tea (2019), Collie Buddz (2012), Culture (2008), Don Carlos (2019), Dr. Dubbist (2011), Dubtronic Kru (2012), Everton Blender (2014), Easy Star All Stars (2006), Etana (2019), Freddie McGregor (2019), Full Service (2008), General Smiley (2019), Grimy Styles (2011), Grupo Fantasma (2012), Hempress Sativa (2019), I-Taweh (2018), Inner Circle (2014), Israel Vibration & the Root Raddics Band, (2012), Jah9 (2019), Jesse Royal (2017), Josh Heinrichs (2012), Katchafire (2016), Killer Bees (2001), Lance Herbstrong (2013), Luciano (2008), Lee “Scratch” Perry (2014), The Lions (2013), Mighty Diamonds (2010), Mighty Mystic (2018), Mystic Roots (2012), Nattali Rize (2018), Qwiksand (2008), Raging Fyah (2016), Rootz Underground (2012), Sierra Leonne Refuge All Stars (2010), Sister Nancy (2018), The Skatalites (2016), Stranger (2016), The Suffers (2015), Tarrus Riley (2017), Tidal Waves (2012), Tribal Seeds (2011), Taj Weekes (2011), Tribal Nation (2009), The Wailers (2013), Watusi (2004), King Yellowman (2015), and many many many others.

Can I buy tickets at the gate?
Yes, tickets are available at the gate for $25 per day on Friday, April 22; $40 per day on Saturday, April 23; and $20 per day on Sunday, April 24.

Are dogs / cats / pets allowed at the Austin Reggae Festival?
Unfortunately not. Only humans who have positive vibes are allowed at the event.

Can I bring food and drink into the event?
No outside food allowed at the Austin Reggae Festival. For full list of what is and isn’t allowed at the event, check here.

Can I leave Auditorium Shores and then re-enter the park?
Only if you have a Three Day Wristband or a VIP Pass. If you only have single day ticket, then you can NOT re-enter Auditorium Shores after you leave the park.

How do I buy a Three Day Wristband so that I can leave and re-enter the Auditorium Shores?
Buy your Three Day Wristband here.

How do I buy VIP Passes?
Find out more about VIP Passes (which gains you access to a shaded seat and the backstage bar) on this page.

Who benefits from ticket proceeds from the Austin Reggae Festival?
The Austin Reggae Festival benefits the Central Texas Food Bank.

Is there overnight camping at Auditorium Shores?
Unfortunately not — all patrons must leave the park when the show ends at 10:00 pm each evening.

Is there still a free shuttle bus?
Yes — on Saturday, April 23 only. The free shuttle bus does NOT run on Friday, April 12 or Sunday, April 24. Note that for 2022, we have a new shuttle bus pickup location. dating guys in their 30s.

Where is the new shuttle bus pickup location?
For 2022, the free Austin Reggae Festival shuttle bus pickup location has changed to the TX DOT Riverside Campus at 150 East Riverside Drive. Free shuttle bus only available on Sat, April 23 — there is no free shuttle bus on Fri, April 22 or Sun, April 24. Moreover, the long-time free shuttle bus stop at 4th and Colorado will no longer be serviced.

What are the best parking options for Auditorium Shores?
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What can I bring to Auditorium Shores?
For full list of what is and isn’t allowed at the Austin Reggae Festival, check here.

What is the cost for children to attend the 2022 Austin Reggae Festival?
Children 12 and under are free if accompanied by a parent or adult.

What kind of beer will you have at this year’s Austin Reggae Festival?
Stay tuned for more information on beer options at this year’s event

When do gates open?
Gates open at 3:00 pm on Friday, April 22 and at noon on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24.

Which bands play on what days?
Click on the band page for the complete day-by-day, hour-by-hour lineup.

Where is Auditorium Shores?
Auditorium Shores is located in downtown Austin at 900 W Riverside Dr, 78704.

Who books the talent?
Angela Tharp of Flamingo Cantina books all the bands.

Will the event be canceled if there is bad weather?
Stay tuned to this website as well as Facebook and Twitter for weather-related updates.

I have more questions. How do I contact you guys?
Email us at austinreggaefest at gmail dot com.