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Welcome to Kalamazoo Island Fest August 27-29 2015! This is the 20th anniversary of Island Fest and we have a great musical line up to help celebrate the special occasion. Get ready for some good times with three days and nights of reggae music rocking Kalamazoo! Food, drinks, beer, and wine are available by the purchase of tickets, each costing $.50 for items usually priced between three and eight tickets. Great emphasis must be placed on the available variety and quality of Jamaican and Caribbean inspired cuisine. For entertainment, the live reggae music line-up runs all day and ranges from the top local talent to well-known regional and national headliners presented outdoors under blue skies and beautiful sunshine all the way until the evening playing irie tunes under the moon and stars.
DUBTONIC KRU, Thick As Thieves, and Shaolin Sound System, Tuesday, August 11th, Doors open at 8pm, $5 cover. Hamilton St. Pub 308 S Hamilton St, Saginaw, Michigan 48603. Don't miss this special and rare Reggae event in Saginaw!
This an incredible show of two of the top names in reggae music today. Jah Sun has a critically acclaimed fresh CD and Dubtonic is the best reggae band on the road right now. They are a powerhouse and together with Jah Sun is should be one to remember. Hope to see there alongside Roots High Power Sound System
World Champions of the Global Edition of Battle of the Bands 2010-2011! Straight from Kingston Jamaica alongside Roots High Power Sound System.
Sounds Like: Black Uhuru Official, Phish, Grateful Dead
Label: Dubtonic Kru
Imagine heavy basslines, one drops, psychedelic guitar riffs, echoing keyboards, popping percussion and conscious lyrics.
Now imagine roots reggae, imagine dub, rock…
Put them all together and you get a new breed of Jamaican music called DubTonic Kru.
Like their style of music, Dubtonic is a mix...See Full Bio
“On a night when musical instruments were solidly represented, top-flight show band, the potent Dubtonic and Uprising Roots both played pleasing sets, combining sweet vocals with soul-stirring instrumental delivery. After their set, Dubtonic left no doubt why they were recently voted the top reggae band in the world.”