ReggaeFest – much more than a Festival – It’s an Experience!

Thursday

Celebrating 150 years of Canada Uniting Cultures – The Golden Era of Canadian Reggae Music

– a Musical Lecture with Dr. Jason Wilson

Join us as we explore the deep roots of reggae music and it’s impact across the Canadian landscape.

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (doors at 7:00 pm)

Location: King Eddy – 438 – 9 Avenue SE

Admission: FREE

All Ages

 

Let the Main Event on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19 at Shaw Millennium Park transcend you beyond all boundaries. Experience why this Calgary family event has become the premier summer Reggae Festival in all of Canada.

Chill out with a brew in the Village Beer Garden, hang with the kids in the Zone (Sat only), savor the flavours of island spices and see what souvenir you’d like to take home.

 

Friday

Main Stage Event

Date: Friday, August 18, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Location: Shaw Millennium Park – 1220 – 9 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta

Admission:  See Ticket Page ($25 – $45)

Performers: Aktivate (Calgary), Kirk Diamond (Saskatoon), Ms. Paige (Toronto), Pressure Busspipe (US Virgin Islands), Steele (Toronto)

Saturday

Main Stage Event

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Time: 12:00 noon – 11:00 pm

Location: Shaw Millennium Park – 1220 – 9 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta

Admission: See Ticket Page ($25 – $45)

Performers: Al-beeno (Toronto), Antidoping (Mexico), Etana (Jamaica), Louie Culture (Jamaica), Lyndon John X (Toronto), Mad Riddim with Jason Wilson (Vancouver), Natural Fyah (Toronto), Oral Fuentes (Saskatoon), PowerHouze Band (Calgary)

 

Kidz Zone from 12:00 noon – 7:00 pm on SATURDAY ONLY

  • Games / Sports
  • Craft Tent
  • Jumping Castle
  • Face Painting
  • Reading

Main Stage Festival Schedule for ReggaeFest 2017 -­ August 18 and  19

Friday, August 18

4:00 pm Gates Open , Worldlock Sound
5:00 pm DJ Showcase with Worldlock Sound
5:30 pm Aktivate
7:00 pm Ms Paige*
7:50 pm Kirk Diamond*
8:30 pm Steele*
9:30 pm DJ Showcase with Worldlock Sound
9:45pm Pressure Busspipe*

* backed by Hardcore (ReggaeFest House Band)

Saturday, August 19

12:00 noon Gates Open , Worldlock Sound
1:00 pm PowerHouze Band
2:00 pm Oral Fuentes
3:00 pm Opening Ceremonies
3:15 pm Mad Riddim with Jason Wilson
4:15 pm Natural Fyah*
4:45 pm Al-Beeno*
5:15 pm Lyndon John X*
6:30 pm Antidoping
8:00 pm Etana
9:30 pm Louie Culture*

* backed by Hardcore (ReggaeFest House Band)

 

*** Line Up Subject To Change Without Notice

Emcee:  Carrie Mullings. Leo C.