BobFest ATL 2017 Lineup Announced

BobFest 2017 is February 3rd – 10th in Atlanta.

Beginning Friday is an Evening with Mutabaruka, international poet, actor, broadcaster and social commentator. Taking place at Southwest Community Arts Center, located 915 New Hope Rd Southwest Atlanta Hosted by legendary poet Sunni Patterson, featuring Bilal Sunni Ali on saxophone and Baba Sola on percussions. Marketplace & Food and healers garden. Showtime is 6:30 pm. Doors open 6pm. Info 404-590-8010

Evening with Mutabaruka

Friday, February 3 is an evening with the international poet, actor, broadcaster and social commentator, Mutabaruka.

Beginning Friday is an Evening with Mutabaruka, international poet, actor, broadcaster and social commentator. Taking place at Southwest Community Arts Center, located 915 New Hope Rd Southwest Atlanta Hosted by legendary poet Sunni Patterson, featuring Bilal Sunni Ali on saxophone and Baba Sola on percussions. Marketplace & Food and healers garden. Showtime is 6:30 pm. Doors open 6pm. Info 404-590-8010

Evening with Mutabaruka

This will take place at the Southwest Community Arts Center located at 915 New Hope Rd. in Southwest Atlanta.  The event will be hosted by legendary poet Sunni Patterson and will feature musicians Bilal Sunni Ali on saxophone and Baba Sola on percussions.  There will also be a marketplace with food and healers garden featuring music by DJ Kemit.  Doors open at 6 pm with showtime at 6:30 pm.  The venue for our evening with the legendary Mutabaruka has limited seats so purchasing advance tickets is suggested. Call 404-590-8010 for more information.

Saturday, February 4 is the Annual Trenchtown Rock international night dance.

Saturday is the Annual TRENCHTOWN ROCK international night dance. Takes place at The Core - 9857 Main St East Point Ga (across from East Point Marta Station) 9pm- 4am Classics of Marley and classic roots all night...with ABA SHAKA, HIGHLANDA SOUND - EMPRESS ZAUDITU - DJ REBELLION - MAJESTIC SOUNDS aaaaaaand a surprise guest selector.  A ROOTS DanceThere will be vendors, food and drink, and refreshing services available. Hosted by the lovely sisters of Sol Rizing Band! Info 404-590-8010

ABA SHAKA, HIGHLANDA SOUND – EMPRESS ZAUDITU – DJ REBELLION – MAJESTIC SOUNDS and a surprise guest selector.

The dance will take place at The Core – 9857 Main St., East Point, GA (across from East Point Marta Station) from 9 pm until 4 am.  The session will be hosted by the lovely sisters of Sol Rizing Band.  Classics from Bob Marley and other classic roots selections will be showcased all night by Aba Shaka, Empress ZawdituDJ Rebellion, and Majestic Sounds alongside Highlanda Sound featuring me Kahlil Wonda.  A surprise guest selector will also be announced.  There will be vendors, food, drink, and refreshing services available.  Call 404-590-8010 for more information.
GREETINGS CULTURE LOVERS!  Give yourself a payday loan...and pay yourself back in 2 strongs (weeks)   The ticket sales have soared today. Don't miss out on a great opportunity. A relatively small investment for a great time of music and soul food (for the body and the soul). We take special care to create fun, safe, energetic spaces.   GRAB EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW for the monumental evening with MUTABARUKA hosted by the incredible SUNNI PATTERSON and featuring the legendary "Spirit man" Baba Bilal Sunni Ali and the Congo drummer Baba Sola. Greeting us in the terrace with vibe music for the Afrikan marketplace is the original DJ KEMIT   And that's just the start....we know u don't want to read an essay right now though. Come to the website www.bobfestatl.com check out the info, the vibes, the sponsors...come black often for special prizes and goodies...

Trenchtown Rock 2017, Atlanta

Friday, February 10 there will be a Maroon family meeting on the full moon for a screening of the groundbreaking film Sankofa by Haile Gerima.

GREETINGS CULTURE LOVERS!  Give yourself a payday loan...and pay yourself back in 2 strongs (weeks)   The ticket sales have soared today. Don't miss out on a great opportunity. A relatively small investment for a great time of music and soul food (for the body and the soul). We take special care to create fun, safe, energetic spaces.   GRAB EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW for the monumental evening with MUTABARUKA hosted by the incredible SUNNI PATTERSON and featuring the legendary "Spirit man" Baba Bilal Sunni Ali and the Congo drummer Baba Sola. Greeting us in the terrace with vibe music for the Afrikan marketplace is the original DJ KEMIT   And that's just the start....we know u don't want to read an essay right now though. Come to the website www.bobfestatl.com check out the info, the vibes, the sponsors...come black often for special prizes and goodies...

Sankofa Screening

This takes place at the Auburn Research Library, located at 101 Auburn Ave. NE., Atlanta, GA.  Call 404-613-4010 for more information.
Visit BobFestATL.com for tickets, vending opportunities, and any further information.   
Tickets also available at:
    International Food Market 
    3709 Covington Hwy, Decatur, GA (east Side)
     Mango’s Caribbean Restaurant
     180 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 (Downtown)
     Axum Culture
      Address1065 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 
     (West End)
     
     Fruits Veggies & Herbs
     AddressCampbellton Plaza, 2085 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311
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Electric Dancehall, A New Experience in Dance Music [Atlanta Event Alert]

Electric Dancehall

A new electronic dance music experience is coming soon.

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Atlanta Event Electric Dancehall

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Emcee : "Caribbean Runnings" Crew w/ Diana Valentine (WRFG FM Atlanta) -DJ : Highlanda Sounds

Highlanda, Permaculture f/ Ras Kofi, & Kelly Love Jones headline Wednesday Wind Down at Centennial Olympic Park

WWD_2015What: The Wednesday Wind Down Concert Series

Where: Centennial Olympic Park‘s Southern Company Amphitheater

When: Wednesday August 12, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Box office: Open Wednesday from 3:00pm-7:00pm; Gates open at 4:00pm

Tickets: $5 plus ticketing fees unless otherwise noted. Get Tickets Online!

Emcee : “Caribbean Runnings” Crew w/ Diana Valentine (WRFG FM Atlanta)
DJ : Highlanda Sound System of #RocksteadyATL and The Reggae Lover Podcast

** Schedule**
Highlanda Sound System – 5:00 -5:30pm
-Ozara Ode’ : 5:30 – 6:15pm
-Highlanda Sound – 6:15 – 6:30pm
– Kelly Love Jones : 6:30 – 7:00pm
-Highlanda Sound – 7:00 – 7:15pm
– Permaculture f/ Ras Kofi: 7:15 – 8:00pm

Announcing the 2015 Health and Wellness REGGAE Musik Festival

Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival poster 2015

2015 Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival, August 22nd at The Wren’s Nest

I will be performing on the big stage.  Stay tuned for more information.

2nd Annual, Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival

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The time is quickly approaching for the 2nd Annual, Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival!
2nd Annual, Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival

2nd Annual, Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival

Saturday, August 23rd, 12 noon -9PM
Location: The Wren’s Nest, 1050 Ralph Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta GA 30310
Admission is $10 (children under 12 Free)
Experience healthy food & drinks, arts& crafts, books & DVDs
2nd Annual, Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival

2nd Annual, Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival

PRESENTING:
Holistic Healers, Practitioners, Poets, Dancers, Drummers, Live Reggae Bands, live DJs and much more.

 

The 2014 Health and Wellness Reggae Musik Festival in Tribute to Marcus Garvey

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Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival poster

Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival 2014

Date: August 23, 2014
Location: The WREN’S NEST 1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30310
Time: 12:00-9:00pm
 
This event is intended to Inform and Inspire members of the entire family about the importance of Health and Wellness. There will be FOOD, POETS, VENDORS, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, DANCERS, LIVE REGGAE MUSIC AND MUCH MORE!!!!
 
BRING THE ENTIRE FAMILY!!!!

The Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival is BACK Sunday, OCTOBER 6th, 2013

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You are INVITED to Come out and enjoy great food, health awareness information, natural products and authentic reggae music on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at The Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival.  

Health and Wellness Flyer 2f Oct 5

The Festival will be at The WREN’S NEST, 1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30310 from noon to 9pm.  Spread the good NEWS and Don’t MISS IT!!!!!

Health and Wellness Flyer 2 Oct 5

Cancellation Alert! Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival

Greetings!Health and Wellness flyer
We regret to inform you that the Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival stands cancelled for August 17th, 2013at the Wren’s Nest. The reason for the cancellation has to do with the impending inclement weather.
 
We hope that you will understand the circumstances under which we have taken this decision. We apologize for any inconveniences caused.
The Festival WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE!!We will advise you of the new date as soon as we have it confirmed. The location will remain the same at the historic Wren’s Nest in Atlanta Georgia.
 
Look out for the next communication which will include the NEW DATE and TIME!
 
Blessings,
 
Cijah Lawrence
Event Coordinator

 

RVC Magazine Baby Tash Feature - January 2012

Baby Tash Full Interview Feature and Pics

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Hear the full in-depth interview complete with 4 new songs from past winner of Magnum King and Queen of Dancehall.  Baby Tash has made a lasting impact on every major competition held in the performing arts on her island of Jamaica — from Festival to Tastee Talent Contest to Digicel Rising Stars — and also Dancing Dynamites.’

ACCESS RVC Magazine Baby Tash Feature – January 2013

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XTM.Nation and Konshens Celebrate Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary

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produced by Kareem ‘Remus’ Burrell
 
“Jamaican blood run through my veins, 
Jamaican thoughts run through my brain, 
Jamaican words come from my mouth, 
I am Jamaican, inside and out.”
 
Listen: Soundcloud or Youtube
August 1 which is Emancipation Day in Jamaica, a day used to reflect on the fight and the struggle of our ancestors for their freedom, The Nation of Xterminator releases a song dedicated to the pride and the heart of the Jamaican People. “I am Jamaican” is produced by Kareem ‘Remus’ Burrell (son of Philip ‘Fatis‘ Burrell) and is featured on the ‘Butterflies’ riddim. The soon to be released, riddim accompanied by the syrupy sweet horns of Dean Fraser also features Jesse Royal.