Reggae on the River celebrates 30 years

By From page B7 | July 25, 2014

Reggae on the River is celebrating 30 years and is back once again at the festival’s original venue — French’s Camp, 657 North U.S. Highway 101 in Garberville, on July 31 to Aug. 3.

Featuring an incredible line-up to showcase the best and brightest of today’s reggae and world music talent, the 30th annual Reggae on the River will include such luminaries as Jimmy Cliff, Alpha Blondy & The Solar System, Gentleman & The Evolution, Iration, Israel Vibration, Gyptian, Third World, Michael Rose, Sly & Robbie and the Taxi Gang, Etana, Fishbone, Bitty McClean, SEE-I, Jah9, Mutabaruka, Megah Banton, Meta & The Cornerstones, Marlon Asher, GAUDI with Danny Ladwa, Courtney John Project, Jahdan Blakkamoore, Iba MaHr, Abya Yala, Zili Misik, John Trudell & Bad Dog, i-Kronik, Los Rakas, Indubious, Ishi Dube, Majic, Thicker Than Thieves, Paapa Wastik, Winstrong, Bobby Hustle, Jade Steel, and Tchiya Amet — plus DJs, sound systems and more.

Visit the festival Website at for more information and to receive the final sneak peeks into the amazing line-up, along with other benefits, offers and festival news.

The main three-day festival will take place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1-3 and tickets for this three-day concert and camping pass are priced at $190.

A limited number of early arrival tickets will allow access to the grounds on Thursday, July 31 for an extra evening of entertainment and first dibs on camping and parking. This four-day early arrival concert and camping pass is priced at $250.

Print at home tickets are available online at and hard tickets are available on the festival Website. There will be no single-day tickets offered.

Camping and parking is on a first come, first served basis. The grounds have been expanded this year to allow for additional parking, camping and RV options. RV spaces are limited and are available by advance registration only. RV reservations must be made in advance through the Mateel office at 707-923-3368 ext. 21.

For more information e-mail [email protected]

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