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Events We #COSIGN: Dallas Reggae Festival Returns This Spring To Addison Circle Park , April 9-10th, 2022

SIX Reasons You Should Attend the dallas reggae festival:

  • All-star line up of musicians
  • Amazing Vendors
  • GREAT Caribbean Food
  • Live Art
  • Perfect For Date Night
  • Culture

The Dallas Reggae festival brings in its (insert number) annual celebration this April 9-10th at Addison Circle Park. The event celebrates everything about reggae and Caribbean culture in a family friendly event that will combine an all-star lineup of musicians including headliners Don Carlos, Anthony B, Third World, Nattali Rize and more! The festival will also include a plethora of vendors from clothing lines to products, live art and a variety of Caribbean food options. Tickets range from $20-$50 and are available now at : www.dallasreggaefest.com

WIth over 10,000+ yearly attendees in the festivals past history and past headliners such as Busy signal, Etana, HER, Classic and Everton Blender, Dallas Reggae Fest promoter, Mike Frakaz, and team expect a similar turn out with the amazing line-up of artists and the other elements added this year. Open to the public and encouraged as a family-friendly festival, the 2-day weekend event will feature unique treasures among the arts, crafts and jewelry vendors, Caribbean-inspired food and various artists and local reggae bands celebrating cultural equality through reggae music.

“Reggae music brings us together, unites communities, and serves as a rallying cry when everything else seems to fall on deaf ears. The goal is to unite the audience with performers from many different generations. We want people to escape to the islands for a few hours,” Frakaz states in regards to the festival.

The Dallas Reggae Festival has been an ongoing annual celebration since the early 90’s aimed to introduce and celebrate reggae music and culture within the DFW metropolitan area. Under new direction from partners Mike Frakaz and Ras Elijah the new curators and promoters have elevated the festival’s vision to bring in more inclusion and support the local arts community. The festival features a wide range of reggae acts from several regions including South American acts like Gondwana, Sgt. Remo & The Vibrations from Mexico and Australian artist Nattali Rize. Featured local artists include Idoljob, Salako Music,Sing Kumba,Burning Slow as well as Lion Heights, Audic Empire,and Dem DRAS & Sharac Band from other parts of Texas.

“We have a historical line-up aimed towards inclusivity this year that has never been seen before from other and past reggae festivals. We want to share with our audience the true meaning of one love,” curator Ras Elijah mentions.

The festival’s curators chose a central location for DFW festival goers by selecting the Addison Circle park as this year’s location and are excited to see growth this year will bring with the introduction new experiences such as live art installations and unique styles of cuisine never seen before! 

The full lineup, vendor and ticket information are available at dallasreggaefest.com.

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