Love reggae music?Then you need to check out the World Reggae Festival in Washington, D.C., this August at RFK Stadium. Here are all the details you need to know. WHEN: Sunday, August 19 | Doors open at noon, last performance is at 9:30 p.m. The event should end around 11 p.m. WHERE: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium (RFK) | 2400 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington, D.C., 20003 COST: General Admission -- $69 per person in advance, $99.99 at the door | VIP tickets -- $175–$200 per person (include food and drink) | Purchase tickets here. [caption id="attachment_10133" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Courtesy of eventbrite.com[/caption]
DETAILS: This event originally started as a Caribbean Live concert series at the historic Howard Theater in the neighborhood of Shaw, but has since grown exponentially and is now hosted in the massive RFK Stadium.
“DC World Reggae Festival caters not only to Jamaican natives but extends to Caribbean, African, and Urban audiences. The Caribbean cultured event aims to promote diversity and unity through music among the relatable diasporas. The event’s debut theme ‘The Wise Men’ covers the topics of love, unity, spiritual rejuvenation, and health awareness. The chosen acts are all representations of the set theme.”Learn all about the musicians performing, as well as the schedule of performances on the event website, here. There will also be food and beverage vendors present to keep you full and satisfied in between shows. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase reggae festival memorabilia. You can get more information about the event here. Do you love the reggae scene? Let us know if you’re headed to the festival this August!