Mon | Dec 11, 2023

Stephen Marley to perform at Reggae Sumfest

Published:Monday | July 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Stephen Marley

International superstar Stephen Marley has been added to the line-up of artistes for the 25th staging of Reggae Sumfest, being held from July 16-22 in Montego Bay.

The eight-time Grammy award-winning artist and producer, who also goes by the moniker 'Raggamuffin', is best known for singles such as Hey Baby, Rock Stone featuring Capleton and Sizzla, and most recently, Options - a collaborative effort with Latin artiste Pitbull - which is currently doing well on the Billboard Dance Chart.

Thousands of reggae music fans will converge in the tourist capital for the weeklong festival to enjoy performances from the likes of Grammy Award winners Sean Paul and Beenie Man, and Billboard hitters Sean Kingston, Jah Cure, and Tory Lanez and other major local acts.

The week's activities will see several events, including a beach party on Sunday, July 16; a boat ride on Monday, July 17; All-White Party on Tuesday, July 18; Retro-style party on Wednesday, July 19; and a heavyweight sound clash featuring local and international DJs from Jamaica, Germany, Japan, and New York on Friday, July 20.

The week culminates with two nights of exciting entertainment.

The full line-up for Friday, July 21, includes Alkaline, Mavado, Bounty Killer, international sensation Tory Lanez, Dexta Daps, Spice, Tommy Lee Sparta, Masicka, Patoranking, Devin Di Dakta, Tifa, Jahmiel, Harry Toddler, Ikel Marvelous, Ding Dong, Shenseea, TJ, Iyara, K Queens, Singer J, Sanjay, and Spotlight.

The line-up for night two - Saturday, July 22 - will feature Sean Paul, Sizzla, Beenie Man, Jah Cure, Queen Ifrica, Christopher Martin, Richie Stephens and the Ska Nation Band, Mad Cobra, Kabaka Pyramid, Feluke, Sean Kingston, Rasi-I, Deep Jahi, Meleku, Davianiah, and other special guest stars.