– Blessed Love, One and All –
THIS WEEK IN REGGAE: KOFFEE added to the 2019 Sumfest lineup. Mr. VEGAS has graduated from high school some three decades after he dropped out of secondary school. Dancehall artist KASHMAR was fired on by armed men during his video shoot. The lead attorney in VYBZ KARTEL’s murder trial has revealed that the appeal verdict could arrive in approximately two weeks. The Mateel Community Center Board of Directors decided to offer an alternative reggae event after High Times cancelled the 2019 Reggae on the River Festival. JAH BOUKS gets married.
– A LIKKLE LABRISH –
KOFFEE ADDED TO THE 2019 SUMFEST LINEUP
the 2019 Reggae Sumfest
NEVER TOO LATE TO GRADUATE
Mr. VEGAS has graduated from high school some three decades after he dropped out of secondary school.
SHOTS FIRED AT VIDEO SHOOT
Dancehall artist KASHMAR was fired on by armed men during his video shoot.
VYBZ KARTEL VERDICT CLOSER
The lead attorney in VYBZ KARTEL’s murder trial has revealed that the appeal verdict could arrive in approximately two weeks.
REGGAE ON THE RIVER SUBSTITUTE
The Mateel Community Center Board of Directors decided to offer an alternative reggae event after High Times cancelled the 2019 Reggae on the River Festival.
Reggae In Seattle would like to add our congratulations to JAH BOUKS and his wife CAROLINA on their recent wedding in Old Pera, Saint Thomas, Jamaica. May you find eternal bliss and love in one another.
– NEW MUSIC –
BESCENTA – GIVE THANKS & PRAISE
VYBZ KARTEL – BRING IT WHEN YOU READY
POPCAAN – NAH RUN
MR. VEGAS – CAN’T GO WITHOUT
GAGE – DON’T TRUST NOBODY
THE HAPPENINGS: LOCAL REGGAE NEWS
HEMPRESS SATIVA and the Unconquerebels will be at Rumba Notes Lounge on Friday, July 26th.
STEPHEN MARLEY is bringing his Babylon by Bus Tour to The Showbox on Thursday, August 29th. Rising star KOFFEE is going to be performing at the Showbox Sodo on Saturday, August 17th, she is on tour with Daniel Caesar. Do not miss this!! Tickets go on sale for Koffee on July 2nd. And, last by not least we have KATCHAFIRE on Sunday, September 15th and The Showbox with EarthKry!
TOOOOOOOOTS!!! YES! TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS are bringing their act to Benaroya Hall! #DoTheReggay August 1!!
The Red Lounge is hosting a Jamaica 57th Independence Celebration!! The land the the culture that brought us reggae music! This is one of their biggest events and one not to be missed!
JAH9 with Special Guests is back in Seattle and we are blessed!! She’s at Nectar Lounge on Thursday, August 15th along with local reggae bands Rebel Lion and Irie Lights opening
MORGAN HERITAGE with Jereme Morgan, plus local opening band Two Story Zori, bring their Loyalty Tour to Nectar Lounge on Friday, September 6, 2019.
EVERY SATURDAY night is CARIBBEAN NIGHT at the Red Lounge with Reggae, Dancehall, Reggaeton, and Soca.
EVERY MONDAY is the Monday Night #JamJam at The Monkey Loft with DJ. Element and Zions Gate Sound.
EVERY THURSDAY Reggae in Seattle is on Seattle Comcast channel 77 and Wave channel 23 at 7:30PM on Thursdays, with encore airings at 2:00 pm Saturdays and 2:00 Am Sundays. We feature reggae artists interviews and reggae music videos with a local spin. There is also a live stream at: SCCtv Live Stream.
If you have a local reggae event you would like to have featured in “This Week in Reggae”, please contact us at: info [at] reggaeinseattle [dot] com.
– BLESSED EARTH STRONG –
This week we celebrate the Blessed Earth Strong of the following artists:
July 11 Michael Rose aka Mykal Rose
July 11 John Holt
July 11 Peetah Morgan
July 12 Marion Hall aka Lady Saw
July 13 David Christopher Daniel Wahlgren aka Papa Dee
July 14 Alty George Nunes III aka J.O.E. (RIP)
– THIS WEEK IN REGGAE PLAYLIST –
– MEDITATION OF THE WEEK –
“I didn’t change, I just found myself”
― Bob Marley
UNTIL NEXT WEEK – ONE LOVE