Jamaican Ska & Rocksteady Fest Announced for June

JA Ska & Rocksteady FestAs festivities roll-on in celebration of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of their independence the island continues to pay tribute to his musical foundation. From the Jazz and Blues Fest including such acts as The Ska Rebirth Band and Derrick Morgan to the recently announced First Annual Jamaica Ska and Rocksteady Festival happening in June things are once again heating up for the sounds of a young Jamaica in the air.

The festival will include an all-star lineup including the already announced Eric “Monty” Morris, The Tennors and Dave & Ansel Collins among the first acts that will perform. The festival will be take place in various venues throughout Kingston, Jamaica June 7th to June 9th. More acts will be announced soon.

Tickets are already available for anyone wanting to make the trip to Jamaica. Purchase online at www.jaskarocksteadyfest.eventbrite.com

RSVP at the Facebook event page.

I've been involved in the Los Angeles music scene since at least 1995 going to shows, promoting, spinning records and running labels. Ska and Early Reggae are my passion among other things of course.