Young Shanty Stakes His Claim After beginning his career as vocalist for the group Starliner, the Bay Area-born Shanty has since spent the last decade pursuing a solo career. His 2016 EP Chalice Row or Dig a Hole proved a breakthrough, hitting the top of Billboard’s reggae chart. This week, he releases Poor Can’t Take […]
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Your daily dose of international reggae news for Friday, November 30! • Honor from UNESCO marks reggae’s defining moment • The “music of love and humanity” secures prestigious UN cultural listing • Reggae is now officially Jamaica’s gift to the world Also, mark your calendar for April 19-21, which are the dates for the 2019 […]
Your daily dose of international reggae news for Wednesday, November 28! • How UB40 got their distinctive name almost 40 years ago • “Rise My Emotion” is new single from Jamaican-born Ras Kronik • UNESCO decision on reggae will come by December 1 Also, mark your calendar for April 19-21, which are the dates for […]
Your daily dose of international reggae news for Tuesday, November 27! • Bob Marley & Wailers long lost photo collection auctioned for £27,0000 • Caribbean artists to celebrate Buju Banton’s release at Freedom Roadshow • Nigerian star Mr. Eazi wants to continue pushing mixtapes to his many fans Also, mark your calendar for April 19-21, […]
Your daily dose of international reggae news for Monday, November 26! • Famed Bristol-based producer Rob Smith talks about UK ecosystem • Ghana’s Stonebwoy wins Best Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year Award • “Street Teacher” is debut album for Tom Laing from Jamaica Also, mark your calendar for April 19-21, which are the dates for […]
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.
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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.
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