Groovin in the Park returns to NYC 6/30/13 with Patti Labelle, Queen Ifrica, Steel Pulse and more for a day of Reggae Rhythm & Blues
Groovin in the Park returns to NYC 6/30/13 with Patti Labelle, Queen Ifrica, Steel Pulse and more for a day of Reggae Rhythm and Blues
Keeping the tradition of hosting an early summer outdoor festival, the highly anticipated annual event Groovin in the Park, A Day of Reggae Rhythm & Blues will take place on Sunday, June 30th at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. The third annual event once again has announced a stellar line up including outstanding Reggae artistes Sanchez, Half Pint (added 6/25), Queen Ifrica, Barrington Levy and recently added the Grammy award winning group Steel Pulse. They will share the stage with the R&B supergroup TGT consisting of members Tyrese, Ginuine, and Tank along with R&B Legend and Grammy Award Winner Patti Labelle. Gates open at noon.
According to the official website www.groovininthepark.com, tickets are onsale online at http://www.groovininthepark.com/ticket-info and the following additional ticket outlets in Queens.
Scenes from Groovin in the Park 2011 & 2012
Performers from previous years have includes Mavado, Babyface, Monica, I-Octane, Tarrus Riley, Beres Hammond, Beenie Man, Boyz II Men, Jimmy Cliff , Gladys Knight and more.
Damian Marley planning Jamrock Reggae Voyage with Norwegian Cruise Lines October 20 - 25, 2014
Photo of Damian Marley at Best Buy Theatre NYC 3/2012
On May 23, 2013, Damian Marley captured the attention of his Facebook and Twitter fans when he posted a photo of the Norwegian Pearl Cruise Liner and asked his fans if they were interested in a Reggae Cruise. After receiving an overwhelming positive response on the post, Damian Marley's FB page reported on June 3rd that an important announcement will be coming soon.
6/21 update! Well just as I was posted this, the big announcement was out.
It's official ! https://www.facebook.com/events/477143329036652 "Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley invites you to take a journey to Jamaica with him on the 1st Annual Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise. Leaving Miami with stops in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, this 5 night cruise will be the ultimate Reggae music adventure. Come experience some of the World’s top tier Reggae artists as they will perform in multiple venues throughout the beautiful Norwegian Pearl cruise ship. In addition to the multiple live concerts there will be numerous Sound Systems blazing the vibes all day and all night throughout the cruise." http://welcometojamrockreggaecruise.com/
Read the Jamaica Observer article by Kevin Jackson below.
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