Its gonna be a bright, bright sunshinnin’ day! Yes, you know the Johnny Nash song . . . While we may see some rain through Thursday afternoon, the forecast for Central Texas improves considerably beginning on April 14 (the first day of the 2017 Austin Reggae Festival). But, please stay tuned to this website as well as […]
Thursday, April 13 is the final day to purchase advance VIP Passes for the 2017 Austin Reggae Festival — ticket sales will end at 11:59 pm Central Daylight Time. If you purchase a VIP Pass, then you get to hang out in the Chill Zone. Equipped with chairs, a cash bar, rest rooms, the Chill Zone […]
Another local radio personality who has been central to the growth of the Austin Reggae Festival is Sista Irie. In addition to hosting the weekly “Conscious Party” program on community station KAZI-FM, she is also the Executive Director of KOOP-FM. Today she talks about why community radio is so important and also shares some of her […]
Today we talk to longtime KUTX radio personality Jay Trachtenberg, who is one of Austin’s foremost authorities on reggae, dub and world music. As he notes in the interview below, Trachtenberg is particularly looking forward to the Friday, April 14 lineup at the 2017 Austin Reggae Festival. Click here to buy April 14 single day tickets, […]
When did the Austin Reggae Festival begin? The first year of the Austin Reggae Festival was 1994. So the 2018 event marks the 25th 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 […]
There is absolutely NO overnight camping at Auditorium Shores for the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival - all patrons must leave the park when the music ends at 10:00 pm.
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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
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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.