Aswad, General Levy, Dawn Penn and more at The Hastings Reggae Festival 2019

General Levy
General Levy

The Hastings Reggae Festival takes place on Saturday, July 27, this year at The Oval.

The huge, family-friendly event welcomes an incredible selection of the genre’s finest talent.

There will be a stage of international reggae, dancehall, dub and jungle artists, as well as a selection of ‘reggae food’ provided by a variety of market vendors.

A spokesperson said: “With a specially crafted children’s entertainment zone (including kids reggae disco, inflatables, rides and more), Hastings Reggae Festival is sure to welcome a wide selection of guests to the sun-soaked location, with festivities running all the way from 12pm through to 11pm at night.

“The line-up for the event will include performances from iconic soul and reggae group Aswad, who will deliver a dynamic live show to the people of Hastings. With fast-rising Bristolian Gardna and legendary ragga MC General Levy joining the all-star ensemble, Jamaican innovator Lee ‘Scratch Perry’ will also deliver his Caribbean tones to the Sussex shores with an eagerly anticipated live show.

“Rounding off the billing will be a performance from West London MC Solo Banton, ‘No No No’ singer Dawn Penn and a full live show from Trojan Sound System – the legendary collective of selecta (Daddy Ad) and vocalists who recently performed at iconic London venue Alexandra Palace. Support on the day will be provided by DJ Rankin, with a very special guest still to be announced.”

Click here to purchase tickets from the official link.

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