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STEEL PULSE AND BARRINGTON LEVY TO HEADLINE “REGGAE ON THE BAY” IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO!

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By JONATHAN RAMNANANSINGH—–Father’s Day in Trinidad and Tobago this year will be extra special as some of the most iconic and prolific local and Jamaican reggae superstars will converge at the O2 Park in Chaguaramas for the highly anticipated and inaugural “Reggae on the Bay” event – the first annual Trinidad and Tobago Reggae Festival.

Headlining the illustrious line-up will be foundational reggae band Steel Pulse and one of the most internationally recognised Jamaican entertainers, Barrington Levy. The Jamaican entertainers will be accompanied by their compatriots, budding artiste Jah9 and seasoned deejay, Rory of the Stone Love Sound System.

Representing the red, white and black at the event will be home-grown artiste Marlon Asher, songbird Jamelody, Levi Myaz and Aaron Marquez. Reggae-influenced deejays such as Nyahbinghi, Xcalibur, Matsimela, Selector ing and Blacstone, New Chapter, Xixgon and even Franco from title sponsors Hott 93 are also expected to belt out hits from the good old days as they grace the local stage once more in a conscious harmony.

Additionally, there will be free drinks for the night, courtesy title sponsors Mackeson, Hott 93 and Angostura.

But, this inaugural Reggae Fest will be than just a concert, for its promoters have gone all out and added many special attractions for reggae fans.

“It’s a festival experience. We want people to see that this is going to be something that will create history for reggae and concerts in Trinidad and Tobago,” said Ayana Wadada, media officer for the Reggae on the Bay event.

“There will be people with arts and crafts and different food from all across the Caribbean. If patrons wish they can come with their blankets and spread it along the greens and create a reggae experience that will be remembered for the rest of their lives. The ambience is great at the venue and this is a major standard we setting for reggae shows in Trinidad and Tobago,” she added.

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Events and branding specialist, Matthew Dasant also expressed his pleasure in being a major part of such an iconic experience.

“Steel Pulse is always a favourite and Barrington Levy just mash up Jazz in Tobago. Also performing, for the first time, in Trinidad, is Rory Stone Love from the world’s most popular Jamaican sound system Stone Love. It will be a premium, well produced, high quality, reggae festival. Patrons can also shop at the arts and crafts booth. We hope to have some high quality accessories and clothing available,” he explained.

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