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Jamaican Music and Food Fest

The pervasive cultural energy of Jamaica makes a triumphant return to Jamaican Music & Food Festival after a sell-out festival in 2016. This second audacious celebration will feature highly- charged performances from international headliner and Jamaican reggae superstar Bushman, and British-born artist Marvin Priest, son of Maxi Priest, alongside a top line-up of Australian talent all in one beautiful dockside location. Jamaican Music & Food Festival explores the rawest and realest corners of Jamaican culture with a uniquely Australian melting pot of world-class reggae, dancehall, ska, roots and dub talent over five stages; Fasmwa with More Judgement (Sydney), Basmati (Queensland), Mumma Trees and General Justice (Perth), PBS’s most respected radio mob Babylon Burning PBS host Jessie I, Top Ranking and Mohair Slim plus the strongest line- up of Reggae Queens Australia has ever known from Systa BB to Sista Itations, Miss Fee to pioneering DJ and absolute Boss Nadine King, infamous for supporting the likes of Lee Scratch Perry, Mad Professor and Sly and Robbie. 2017’s festival will see even more bars serving fine Red Stripe …

Jamaican Music & Food Festival

Melbourne is getting Australia’s first ever Jamaican Music & Food Festival. Get back to your reggae roots  with a world class line up of DJs spinning reggae, dub, and dancehall classics against the stunning dockside backdrop and city skylines of Seaworks.Four stages will serve up eight hours of live music in one vibrant celebration of Four stages will be serving up eight hours of live music in one vibrant celebration of music of Jamaican origin. Soak up live reggae on the Main Stage or Ska and Rocksteady outdoors, get busy in the Dancehall, get vital Ital vibes in the Roots Man Corner, catch top performances from all the Reggae Queens and enjoy children’s activities and performances in the Pickney Play Area. Plus Boss Man Foods and Bickle are on hand to feed you the best authentic cuisine Jamaica has to offer from Jerk Chicken to Rice n Peas. After you’ve blissed out to the sweet sounds of reggae, hit up the Food Festival bar where you can treat yourself to some traditional Jamaican food and drinks! …