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Reggae Festivals in Germany

festival where and when organisation comments
18th SummerJam
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04.-06.07.2003 Fühlinger See in Köln/Cologne Contour Music Promotion
Alexanderstr. 78
D-70182 Stuttgart
Tel/Hotline: 0711/2364588
Fax: 0711/2361311
All official infos at summerjam.de
Find out everything about the biggest Reggaefestival in Europe on the special Reggaenode Summerjam page!

Artists announced 2003: Junior Kelly, Patrice, Jimmy Cliff, Anthony B, Seeed and many more.

Chiemsee Reggae Summer
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22.-24.08.2003, Übersee am Chiemsee (South Germany) A.M.O.K. Promotion GmbH.
Gabelsbergerstr. 6
D-83308 Trostberg
Telefon 08621-7181
Telefax 08621-8288
E-Mail: amok-at-chiemgau-online.de
All official infos at chiemsee-reggae.de
Chiemsee Reggae Summer is THE Reggae Festival in the South of Germany. Due to the bad weather in July they moved the event to August from now on! Big lineup! 2003: Michael Rose feat. Sly and Robbie, Black Uhuru, Gentleman, Seeed, Hypnotix and more.
SPLASH 01.-03.08.2003
Chemnitz, Stauseegelände
SPLASH ENT. GMBH & CO KG
Schönherrstr. 8
09113 CHEMNITZ
Splash Festival recently became one of the dominant Hip Hop events in Germany, and following the ongoing reunion of Reggae and HipHop; artists announced 2003: Michael Rose feat. Sly and Robbie, T.O.K., Junior Reid, Burning Spear, Patrice, Massive Töne, ASD and more!
David Rodigan's 25th Anniversary Bashment 07.-08.06.2003
Hahn (Hunsrück), Kultur:Event:Arena
Contour Music Promotion
Alexanderstr. 78
D-70182 Stuttgart
Tel/Hotline: 0711/2364588
Fax: 0711/2361311
more than 40 international soundsystems and artists from Jamaica, England, Germany, Holland, France, Switzerland, Austria on 4 Tentstages: Stone Love Movement, Bass Odyssey, Killamanjaro, Saxon, plus Live performaces by Buju Banton and Ward 21.
Yard 2003 23.08.2003
Loreley Open Air Stage, St. Goarshausen
Contour Music Promotion
Alexanderstr. 78
D-70182 Stuttgart
Tel/Hotline: 0711/2364588
Fax: 0711/2361311
A Reggae Festival back on the legendary Loreley Rock! Camping Possible! Sizzla, Gentleman, Barrington Levy, Turbulance, ASD and more acts tba.
Reggae Jam
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09.-10.08.2003, Bersenbrück, Alter Klostergarten info: sheriff-at-reggaejam.de
tickets and info: 0172/2704699, web: reggaejam.de
booking / standvermietung: culTTour agentur, mittelstr.7, 49593 Bersenbrück
The traditional 'Bersenbrücker Reggae Jam' is growing and growing! die schönsten vibes in schönster atmosphäre! lineup 2003: Headcornerstone, Papa Curvin, Movements and more
camping is possible nearby!
Reggae Summer Night
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23.08.2003
Kulturrevier Radbod
A.d. Fördertürmen
Hamm / Westf.
Infos: Tel: 02381 51520, Revelation Concerts Hamm, revelation-converts.de The small and very nice Festival in Hamm Westf. is still growing and presents every year a nice Line Up for a low price. Welcome Artists 2003 Lucky Dube, Yellowman, Pato Banton, Bushman, Poor Man Friend, Rude Rich & The Highnotes, I - Shen Rockers & Soundsystems
Irie Festival 31.05.2003 Dortmund, Dietrich-Keuning Haus GPI-Musicproductions
Markus Gehrke
Schloßstr.6
12163 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 - 79 70 23 37
Fax: +49 40 - 79 70 23 39
Revival for Irie in 2003: Irie will happen indoor in Doortmund presenting Alpha Blondy, Ras Ites and the We remeber Bob Marley showcase!
MTV Hip Hop Open 26.07.2003
Stuttgart, Reitstadion
0711Entertainment GmbH & Four Artists Booking GmbH Hip Hop open is open to Reggae artists: Gentleman & The Far East Band and D-Flame & K.P. Crew, Beginner, ASD, Saian Supa Crew and more
S.O.M.A. Festival
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01.-03.08.2003
Jugendpark Köln
soma-festival.de
das s.o.m.a. - festival, summer of music & arts im jugendpark direkt am rechten rheinufer-strand, 2003 mit: T.O.K., Saian Supah Crew, Pantheó Rococó, Soundquake Sound System, Kingstone Sound, Dr. Ring Ding
Junity Reggae Day 28.06.2003
Augsburg, Fabrik/Lechhausen
Stadtjugendring Augsburg
kontakt: IVOKATHRIN-at-aol.com
junity-festival.de
Augsburg Reggae Festival! lineup 2003: Stranger Cole, Prince Alla, Asher Sel., Movements, Positive Airline Sound and more
Reggae in Wulf 19.07.2003
Wulfertshausen, Sportgelände
Veranstalter: SV Wulfertshausen e.V.
reggae-in-wulf.de
4. Festival in Wulf - ca. 3000 Leute lineup 2003: Dr. Ring Ding & the Germaicans, Pow Pow Movement, Dubios
Neighbourhood, Bruce Barron, Steve Alaboh & the Uprisers, Lazy Youth
Camping: logisch kostenlos
Himmelblau Festival 26.07.2003
Ilmenau
Reizkultur Gbr
Goethestrasse 11
98693 Ilmenau
fon: +049 (0)3677 - 4629925
fax: +049 (0)3677 - 4629924
info-at-reizkultur.de
Himmelblau will take place on two areas, one of them a big swimmingpool where the Sam Ragga Band, Mellow Mark, Dubios Neighbourhood and 3 Newcomerbands will play live, on the other stage DJs play fine summer music.
Open Air Reggae Summer 14.06.2003
Menden - Lendringsen (Sauerland)
Freibad Biebertal
www.badland-concerts.de Die "International Reggaeartists In Europe" kurz IRIE sind die Headliner beim ersten Reggae-Summer Open-Air Festival. Neben I R I E sorgen auch noch die Reggae-Bands „Irie Miah and the Massive Vibes“ und „Black Ash“ für den richtigen karibischen Flair im Lendringser Freibad.
More Fire Festival 21. Juni 2003
Musiktheater-bad, Hannover
kd-at-graco-hannover.de
tel 0511-169968-22
Über 3000 Freunde sonnigen Vibes und der Reggae-, Dancehall-, Jungle- und HipHop-Kultur aus dem gesamten nord-und mitteldeutschen Raum werden zu dem Spektakel erwartet: artists 2003: Daddy Freddie, Benjie, Soundquake, Sentinel, Ragganoia, Audiotop, Killer Sound and many more
Summer Reggae Bashment 21.06.2003
Trier, Ex-Haus
(Open Air)
trevamassive.de Sixth Revelation, Zgroza, Dubplate48, Treva Massive International Showcase and many more
Forest Jump Festival 30.08.2003
Aichwald (near Stuttgart), South Germany
Freiluftprojekt Schurwald e.V.
Hotline: (07158)986426
EMail: kontakt-at-forest-jump-festival.de
Web: www.forest-jump-festival.de
The 7th edition of Stuttgart's Worldmusic Festival! Enjoy the relaxed & familiar atmosphere of the festival ground beside the forest with the following artists in 2003: Jobarteh Kunda, Bananafishbones, Cromdale, Schäl Sick Steppas and more...Dubios Neighbourhood and 3 Newcomerbands will play live, on the other
Reggae Beach Festival 17.05.2003 & 09.08.2003
Oberhausen am Erlichsee
www.yardvibez.de Es werden verschiedene Soundsystems auftreten. Die Location liegt zwischen Manheim, Heidelberg und Karlsruhe. Artists im Mai 2003: Daddy Freddy, Dr Ring Ding, Jah Sesco, Rubbudaum, Untouchable, Backwoods, Lucky Punch and more!stage DJs play fine summer music.
Zweites Festival im August 2003 mit: Ragga Twins, Ras Abraham, Aloa Monomics, Pepsi Brown, Likkle Tiobi To, Untouchable, Backwoods, Lucky Punch and more
Riding Higher 09.-10.08.2003
Odelzhausen (zwischen München und Augsburg)
www.cheapcharlie.de für 20 Euro 2tage livemusik mit rastafahnda, i-shen-rockers, dubblestandart, medassi selassi I, sunsecrets, phunkgeraet, don abi, asher, dubios neighbourhood and more
Freedom 2003 16.08.2003
93468 Miltach(Bayerischer Wald)
www.in-somnia.net Parken und Campen kostenlos und direkt am Festivalgelände!!! Artists: Dubtari, Wally Warning, HeadCornerstone, anschließend chill out im neuen Insomnia Club
All Massive Festival 26.07.2003, Frankfurt am Main www.allmassive.net Calling All Massive again - Raggagum veranstaltet das dritte All Massive in Frankfurt/Main. Mit dabei: Gentleman, Mellow Mark, D-Flame,Appear (Seeed´s Ear),Nosliw Natty Flo, Dr.Ring Ding, Tolga, PowPow, Supersonic, Silly Walks, Soundquake, Sentinel, Phlatline, Small Axe, and many more.....
Art and Sound 05.-07.09.2003, Mannheim, Luisenpark www.what-is-art.cc exerpts from the hiphop/reggae/dancehall-programm: majestic sound .. rubbadum sound .. deebuzz sound .. lucky punch sound .. azazel ..ras paul .. selecta abu .. mano .. soulsurfer rockster records .. banana pirates .. home beat home .. nbp .. trick deck .. malik .. woak .. groove guerilla .. torch

Reggae Festivals in the Benelux, France, Spain

festival where and when organisation comments
Geel-Reggae 01.-02.08.2003
in Geel/Belgium
Funky Fun promotion: www.reggaegeel.com/ A nice and usually very "user friendly" and cheap (20Euro) festival, reported to be something very special!
Feest in het Park 21.-23.08.2003
Oudenaarde Festivalterrein / Belgium
feestinhetpark-at-pi.be / www.feestinhetpark.org Each there are several reggaeacts playing the festival in Belgium. 2003: Sizzla, Black Uhuru, Postmen, Bushman, Lucky Dube, Herbaliser, Peuple, de l'herbe, Zuco 103
HoveLive festival 2003 06.09.2003 Hove near Antwerp / Belgium http://www.hovelive.be
HoveLive festival = reggae/dub/hiphop/dance festival in Hove by Antwerp (Belgium) with Julian Marley & The Uprising, Wagner Pa, Jah Shakespear, Mangosaft, Belgian AfroBeat and many more
Zonnebloem Festival 2003 06.09.2003 Terrain Labadoux à Ingelmunster / Belgium infos : zonnebloemfestival-at-hotmail.com Mika, Jaman, Gesman, Bahia de Todos os Ritmos, HiFi Dazz, Najanoki - for 10 Euros live
Two Sevens Splash June 2003 Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam (NL) www.two77splash.nl Usually big acts at this indoor classical festival (2002: Beenie Man, Eek A Mouse, Robert Lee, Lucky Dube, Buju Banton)
Dour Festival 10.-13.07.2003, Dour, Belgium E-mail : dour.festival-at-infonie.be
Dour Festival; 64, rue Grande; 7370 Dour; Belgium
FAX : 32 65 65 02 03
Dour Festival is a Mega-event with music from many Genres, Reggae programm 2002: Burning Spear, Buju Banton and many more!!!
Reggae Sundance 16.-17.08.2003
Eindhoven (NL), Kunstijsbaan
Panic Productions
e-Mail dont-at-panic.nl
It is organized by Panic productions and is visisted by about 10.000 enthusiastic fans. The prices are very reasonable (about 20Euro), artists 2003: Seeed, LMS, Barrington Levy, Junior Kelly, Morgan Heritage, Lucky Dube, Rico Rodriguez, Caribbean Pulse & Fully Fullwood, Bushman, Sizzla, Steel Pulse and more t.b.a.
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Jamaïcan Sunrise
06.-09.08.2003
Bagnols Sur Ceze, (South of France 35 km from Avignon)
Low prices: 25 Euros a day or 63 Euros for three days and 75 Euros for Four days
Kaya Production kayaproduction-at-libertysurf.fr, tickets via fnac.com
jamaicansunrise.com
Bus Transport from Germany: Laetitia-at-voyages4A.com
Artists 2003: Gentleman, Everton Blender, Barrington Levy, Warrior King, Bushman, Johnny Clarke, Michael Rose feat. Sly and Robbie, Queen Omega, Pablo Moses, T. O. K., LMS and Abijah, Jah Shaka and many more
Reggae Sun Ska 25.-27.07.2003
CISSAC Médoc (33) - Stade (France)
INFOLINE FESTIVAL : 05 56 73 91 14
site : musicaction.org
Mail : musicaction-at-wanadoo.fr
Artists 2003: Tryo, Miniman, Irie Ites (Fr), High Tone, Stanley Beckford ans many others
Garance Reggae Festival 28.06.2003
Paris, France: The BERCY Concert Room
Garance Productions The Paris Reggae event at Bercy, artists 2003: Israel Vibration, Buju Banton, Morgan Heritage, Patrice, Anthony B., et Junior Kelly.
Uzona Reggae 08.-10.08.2003
català / castellano, SPAIN
Uzona Reggae The biggest Reggae event in Spain!?
Tarifa Reggae Jam 08.-09.08.2003
Plaza de Toros de Tarifa (Cadiz) Spain
%">http://tarifa.reggae-news.net/
juliandj-at-eresmas.net
Next to nice beaches, plenty of windsurfers, 15 miles in front of Africa and just half and hour driving from Costa del Sol (Marbella, Torremolinos, Malaga and those touristic places) this upcoming festival >are proud to present these big acts: Burning Spear, Gregory Isaacs, Macka B. and The Ruff Cutt Band, Bush Doktors, Doctor Deslai, The Solution, Fireinnalion, Pastizal Sound, Jah'sta, Radio Mundo, One Stone and Hyperboria.

Reggae Festivals in Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republik, Slovenia, Hungaria, Italy, Greece

festival where and when organisation comments
Spring Vibration 11.07.2003
Wiesen, Austria
http://www.wiesen.at THE Reggae Festival in Austria
Lineup 2002: Lucky Dube, Beenie Man, Capleton, Wailers, Gentleman, Bushman, Cheesevibes
Wiesen Sunsplash 22-23.08.2003
Wiesen, Austria
http://www.wiesen.at The Big Austrian Reggae and Worldmusic Festival
artists 2002: Alpha Blondy, Steel Pulse, Eek A Mouse, Seeed, Patrice, Israel Vibration and others
Guggabichi Reggae Festival 28.06.2003
Guggabichi Festivalgelände, Austria
http://www.kv-cosmo.at New Reggae event!
Lineup 2003: Les Babacools, Ganjaman, Jr. Randy, Sixth Revelation, inn A Valley, MC Thaistylee and others
Reggae Summer Night Festival 10.07.2003
A-Wörgl/Tirol, Kulturzelt, Austria
http://www.kulturzelt.at New Reggae event!
Lineup 2003: Burning Spear, Anthony B, We remember Bob Marley tour and others
Rototom Sunsplash
Rototom Sunsplash
reggaenode.de/rototom
05.-12.06.2003
Osoppo (Udine), Italy - Parco del Rivellino
rototomsunsplash.com
German Promotion:www.planet-x-music.de
Artists 2003: Jimmy Cliff, Burning Spear, Lee Perry, Grogory Isaacs, Junior Kelly, Anthony B, Wailers, Patrice, Seeed any many many more
Reggae Meeting 13.-15.06.2003
Probostska Jezera / Czech Republik
Lukas Kolibal
Simba Vibes
meeting-at-jahmusic.net
contact phone 0777 108 142
free festival oriented on reggae and irie dancehall music. artists 2002: Hermakuti, Urban Bushman, Bradley's H, Reggae Manding band, Byond, Chilldren of the Most High and many more; It's only 30 minutes from Prague direction north east to Brand s nad Labem - Star Boleslav.
3rd Reggae Meeting 13.-15.06.2003
Probostska jezera, Brandys nad Labem / Stara Boleslav (30 minutes north east from Prague) (Czech Republic)
http://meeting.jahmusic.net live: Re-G (H), Svihadlo, Al-Yaman, Urban Bushman, Tshikuna, Lion Taxi Service, Ilam, Babylon Station, Dub-O-Net, Eterity, Deep Message band (D), TiDi TaDe plus many soundsystems
Reggae Ethnic Session 27.-29.06.2003
Ceska Lipa (Czech Republic)
www.reggaefestival.cz The biggest positive vibes festival in Czech Republic, lineup 2003: Yellow Umbrella (D), Tumbao (PL), Svihadlo (CZ + JA), Polemic (SK) and many others 2 stages, 50+ hours non stop, parking, camp, craftmarket etc.
Soca Reggae Riversplash 10.-13.07.2003
Tolmin (Slovenia) at the River Soca
contact: vinilmanija-at-k2.net / vinylmaniarecords.si Beautiful venue, beautiful people, lineup 2003: Zion Train, B.R. Stylers, Dubblestandart, Mikey Dread, Gentleman, Irie Vibes (slo), Sista, Benjamin Zephaniah, Djambi, Paprika Korps and many more.
Echo Festival 10.-13.07.2003
Belgrade (Serbia), Lido beach and War Island on Danube
">www.echofest.com There will be 4 stages-Main, Reggae, London Xpress and Bristol stage: David Rodigan, Anthony John, Prince Alla, Saxon Sound, Burning Spear, Pressure Drop Sound System, Asher Selector, Earl 16, Jah Shaka Sound System, Iration Steppas, Zion Train, Mafia and Fluxy, Chukki Star, Starkey Banton and many more!
Seasplash Reggae Festival 18.-19.07.2003
TVRAVA PUNTA CRISTO, ŠTINJAN – PULA, Croatia
">www.seasplash.net
mail: zvuk-at-mochvara.hr
New festival in Croatia: Zion Train, I-Shen Rockers, Rootsman, Boo Boo Vibration (it), irie-vibes (slo), b.r. stylers and others
Rastavibe-Festival 19.-20.07.2003
International Camping of Asprovalta, Greece
rastavibe.gr

tel: +302310223075

Line-up: Max Romeo, Dennis Alcapone, Misty in Roots, Mad Professor with Robotiks, Soulfire, Onedrop and more

Reggae Festivals the United Kingdom and Northern Europe

festival where and when organisation comments
Essential Festival July 2003, London, Hackney Marshes Two day tickets at £50.00 (limited to only 5000)
essentialfestival.co.uk
Reggae artists 2002:LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY PLUS BAND • CULTURE • HORACE ANDY • MAX ROMEO • JOHNNY CLARKE • DENNIS ALCAPONE • LEVI ROOTS • MICHAEL PROPHET • SISTA • EARL 16 HOSTED BY DJ GOLDFINGER and MANY MANY more
Notting Hill Carnival 23.-25.08.2003, London, all over Notting Hill everybody The Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest Street Parade and Party in Europe, hundreds of Soundsystems to play on the streets
Upsalla Reggae Festival 08.-09.08.2003
Upsalla (SE)
Uhuru Production
info-at-uppsalareggaefestival.se
# The only Reggae festival in Scandinavia. The festival has in two years grown to be one of the main events in northern Europe when it comes to reggae. The festival takes place by an old mill site, alongside a river, and a beautiful Nordic landsape surrounding it. artists 2003: Barrington Levy, Max Romeo, LMS, Abijah, Gentleman, Misty in Roots, David Rodigan & Starky Banton, Nerious Joseph, African Simba Peps Persson, Ranto Boko,Internal Dread, Desmond Foster, Natural Way

Other related festivals in Germany and Europe:

festival where and when organisation comments
Internationales (New Jazz) Festival MOERS every year at Pfingsten (05.-09.06.2003) in Moers (Niederrhein) Moers-Music, Stadt Moers and WDR and more. Moers is my favourite Jazz festival due to the interesting mixture of music they present. Sunday night is party night: African Dance Night with the stars from Africa!!
Afrika Festival Würzburg 29.05.-01.06.2003
Würzburg
Afro Project, all infos:
afro.wuerzburg.de
Würzburg is the one and only festival for African Music in Germany. Since years a private initiative managed to show us what African music realy is.
Afrika-Kultur-Festival 08.-10.08.2003
Aschaffenburg
all infos:
http://www.afro-kultur.de
Afrika Kultur am bayerischen Untermain, 2001: 65000 visitors
Afro Pfingsten 05.-09.06.2003 Winterthur (CH) www.africa.ch The Festival for African Music in Switzerland, artists 2002: Mory Kantè (Guinea) and Abdel Salim (Sudan) mtba.
Afrikanisches Kulturfestival "Integration" 05.-07.09.2003
Zürich (CH)
www.africa-integration.ch
Veranstalter: Africa Freedom, c/o Louis Mombu, Bristenstrasse 2, CH-8048 Zürich, T./F. 0041 1 430 52 35 louis.mombu-at-bluewin.ch
African culture festival, dedicated to integration; featuring concerts, dance, theatre, panel discussions, workshops, great african bazaar, etc.; Reggae artists 2003: Ganglords feat. Skarra Mucci (CH & Jamaica), Vital Roots (Jamaica)
africult - Afrikanisches Kulturfestival 10.-11.05.2003
Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna (AT)
African Cultural Promotion Austria
www.africult.com
African Cultural Festival is the most successful African Festival in Austria. It is dedicated for the promotion of african Heritage and features music, theatre, fasionshow, exhibitions, workshops, discussions, dance and concerts.
Sfinks Worldmusic Festival 24.-27.07.2003 in Boechout (Belgium) http://www.sfinks.be Sfinks is the largest Worldmusicfestival in (continental-) Europe
Hultsfred Festival 12.-14.06.2003
Hultsfred is located in the southern/middle part of Sweden
Rockparty
P.O Box 170
S-577 24 Hultsfred, Sweden
Phone: +46-495-69500
fax +46-495-69550
e-mail:info-at-rockparty.se
Actually a Festival for many many genres, focussing in Rock music. But additionally they include a special reggae event in the festival

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