April 13 is Final Day to Buy Advance VIP Pass

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 […]

Voices of the 2017 Austin Reggae Festival: Sista Irie of KAZI-FM and KOOP-FM

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 […]

Voices of the 2017 Austin Reggae Festival: Jay Trachtenberg of KUTX

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, […]

FAQs for the 2018 Austin Reggae Festival

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 […]