Thousands of reggae music fans will converge in Jamaica’s tourist capital of Montego Bay for the 24th staging of the island’s annual Reggae Sumfest festival, dubbed ‘Greatest Reggae Show on Earth’ July 17th – 23rd -2016.
The popular weeklong musical festival will be an all reggae and dancehall affair with beach parties and performances by popular Jamaican reggae and dancehall acts, including Grammy-winning Beenie Man, along with Popcaan, Spice, I-Octane, Tarrus Riley and more.
In addition, Reggae Sumfest will introduce live 360 degree virtual reality streaming for the public to experience the festival on mobile phones via www.reggaesumfest.com.
Reggae Sumfest will kick off on Sunday, July 17 with a Sumfest Beach Party at the Aqua Sol Theme Park, followed by the All-White Party on Tuesday, July 19. The festival now has two concert nights and the introduction of Sound Explosion on Thursday, July 21 at Pier 1. Sound Explosion will see sounds systems like Stone Love, Black Kat, Firelinks and Tony Matterhorn spin music from yester-year. Beenie Man, Assassin, Spice, Popcaan and I’Octane will headline Dancehall Night on Friday, July 22 at Catherine Hall. Reggae Sumfest will end on Saturday, July 23 with Reggae Night featuring performances from Barrington Levy, Sanchez, Busy Signal, Tarrus Riley, and more.