Reggae Festival agenda for Germany and Europe - 1998

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UPDATED: 29.07.1998 (Wiesen Sunsplash)

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Reggae Festivals in Germany

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13. SummerJam

4.- 5.7.1998  Fühlinger See in Kouml;ln/Cologne Contour Music Promotion,
Alexanderstr. 78
D- 70182 Stuttgart
Tel/Hotline: 0711/2364588
Fax: 0711/2361311
Find out everything about the biggest Reggaefestival in Europe on the special homepage: http://summerjam.home.pages.de Headliner for 1998: Alpha Blondy, Jimmy Cliff, Lucky Dube, Anthony B., Culture, Third World, Steel Pulse, Buju Banton, Dennis Brown, Dub Syndicate and many more

Chiemsee Reggae Summer 1998

10.-12.7.98, 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@chiemgau-online.de
Chiemsee Reggae Summer is the second Reggae Festival in Germany, usually one week after Summer Jam the German Reggae-Posse gets together again at the bank of the Chiemsee in Bayern/Bavaria.
Headliners for 1998: Zion Train, Third World, Alpha Blondy, Angelique Kidjo, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Shaggy, Jimmy Cliff and many more

Reggae Summer Splash `98

CANCELLED Moderne Welt GmbH.
Postfach 500809
D-70338 Stuttgart
Telefon 0711-9547478
Telefax 0711-9547470
Moderne Welt had to cancel the 1998 Reggae Summer Splash tour (like all the others in the last year) "due to Jamaican business". Anyway, they tried to set up a tour like this so many times now and are still not able to deal with the Reggae business...
(announced artists 98: Steel Pulse, Third World, Shaggy, Shaka Demus, Freddie McGregor)

Bongo Bongo Sunsplash

21.-23.08.1998 Oberdreis bei Altenkirchen (Westerwald) Bongo Bongo; Oberdreis; Tel/Fax: 02684/1698

VIP Production, Wiesbaden; Tel.:0611/562027

since 1993 the Bongo Bongo Sunsplash is a small but well known festival in the Westerwald. The programm includes Afro, Reggae and Blues artists from everywhere (98: Mia Risa (Ethno Reggae), Osibisa (Africa), Livinī Spirits (USA/Jamaica), Easy Chanting (Surinam/NL), Root Be Tama (Ghana - Roots Reggae), Tchalo (BRD/Algerien - Rai/Rock), Concrete Jungle (BRD-Rap/Reggae plus Jah Sound (NL).).

IRIE `98

5.9.98, Westphalenpark Dortmund GPI Music and Revelation Concerts info: 0231/9120900 In 1997 a new Reggaefestival started in the Westfalenpark in Dortmund. Bunny Wailers is cancelled for 98 but there is still a big lineup: ALPHA BLONDY AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM !!!!! GENTLEMEN, CHUKKI STARR, MAD PROFESSOR & ROBOTIKS, PABLO MOSES, MIKEY DREAD , FREDDY MCGREGOR, MACKA B , LINTON KWESI JOHNSON & DENNIS BOVELL DUB BAND , special Guests, plus Jah Sound (NL), tickets: 52,- + VVK

Maramba Reggae Festival

18-07-1998 im Burggraben des Schlosses von Freiberg/Sachsen 12-24.00Uhr, later: aftershowparty Infohotline 03731/215933
Tickethotline 03731/21593203731-459841
maramba-reggae@gmx.de
Homepage
The first attempt to set up a Reggae Festival in the Far East was cancelled, very sad,eh? Next year they will try it again! The StudentClub Füllort, Schloßclub and the Tivoli in Freiberg/Sachsen organise a brandnew event: This happening is going to be in the Park close to Schloß Freiberg Artist: - Ariwa Showcase 98 mit Macka B. & Mad Professor & Robotiks Band - Mighty V. - The Lions - Lax Alex' Con-Trax - Ras Perez and the Reggae Ambassadubs - Hypnotix - Massala - Love Vibration Soundsystem plus verschiedene Reggae - Dj's

Open Air Festival in Mainz

3.+4.7.98, Open.-Air in der Reduit Mainz-Kastel Eintritt frei, Getraenkepreise fair
Mehr Info: 06131-807128 oder e-mail 06131807-0004@t-online.de (Hermann Junglas)
Freitag, 3.7.98: Court Jesterīs Crew, Pressgang, in extremo, PRINCE BUSTER, Jammah Tammah,
Samstag, 4.7.98: Tremende, Long Tall texans,Somersault, The Hotknives, Dub Syndicate, Dennis Brown,Dr. Ring-Ding/Lord Tanamo

Oppauer Reggae Weekend

14.+15.8.98, Ludwigshafen - Oppau Bürgerhaus Oppau
Rosenthalstr.4
Ludwigshafen
info: 0172-623-5498
Fr: Admiral Tibet, Yamie Bolo, Everton Blender; Sat (open Air): Roots Natty Congo, Joseph Blue, Noel Bailey, Junior Dan

Reggae Festivals in the Benelux, France and Spain

festival where and when organisation comments

Two Sevens Splash

5.7.1998 AMSTERDAM (NL) RAI PARK- & RANDSTADHAL ??? Line up of the festival: ALPHA BLONDY, STEEL PULSE, ANTHONY B., LEE PERRY, CULTURE, KING SHILOH SOUNDSYSTEM, NEW BORN CREATION, ABLASSOLO, DELIDEL TOUCH, POSTMEN, FIVE FOR VIBES, SPOTS ROAD SHOW, JAHSOUND

Geel-Reggae `98

8.8.1998 in Geel/Belgium Funky Fun promtion: http://www.reggaebel.cit.be
(dutch homepage only)
Find out everything about this FREE Belgian Reggae festival on Harry Schutten`s Geel-97-page. (artists 98: Mykal Roze, I Jah Man Levy, Earl Sixteen, Mafia & Fluxy,Twin Spin Sound UK & Jah Sound Int.

GOEROOTS 98

8.8.1998 in Schoonebeck (Netherlands) Selassie-I Soundz and Roots Encounter In 1997 a dutch Soundsystem and a Roots Reggae Band started the festival GOEROOTS. Find out everything about the festival for 1998 at their homepage. (artists 97: Quest for fire, Green Finance, Remission, Roots Encounter, Merciful Vibes and New Born Creation)

Reggaesundance festival

Sat. 15.08.1998 in Eindhoven Panic Productions
e-Mail dont@panic.nl
It is organized by Panic productions for the third time on saturday august 15th in Eindhoven (NL) bands in 1998 are: BEEF (NL), MAKWERHU (Mozambique), BLACK SURVIVORS (UK), HYPNOTIX (Senegal/CZ), the legendary WAILERS (Jamaica), MISTY IN ROOTS (UK), Sounds by JAH sound international,

Reggae Festival

End of June, Paris, France: The BERCY Concert Room
27.6.98
??? Tarif : 195 F Accueil. Le Reggae Festival avec Steel Pulse ,Third World ,Buju Banton ,Culture ,Dennis Broxn ,Sinsemillia (french reggae band), Bim Sherman, The Revolutionary Dub Warriors,

Uzona Reggae

End of June, 7.-9.8.1998, popular festa Rasta, SPAIN Uzona Reggae FREDDIE McGREGOR - TWINKLE BROTHERS - MACKA B. - EARL SIXTEEN - VIVAN JONES - SUSHI - NOLAN IRIE - MAD PROFESSOR - CHUKKI STAR - MICHAEL PROPHET - ARE WE MAD ALL STARS - THE ROBOTIKS BAND - PERSIANA JONES - PAPARAZZI - MOUNT-ZION - TIRITAŅA REGGAE - ROOTS GENERATOR - NATURALS - BENJI AND THE RIDDIM HEAT -and many more

Reggae Festivals in Austria and Italy

festival where and when organisation comments

Spring Vibration 98

20.06.1998 Wiesen, Austria http://www.wiesen.at Just before Summer Jam and Chiemsee, they are able to get the big acts: 1998: JIMMY CLIFF, ALPHA BLONDY , MISTY IN ROOTS , DUBBLESTANDART

SUM JAM Reggae Festival

09.07.1998, Wien, Sommer Arena (Austria) MAXINE MUSIC Porzellangasse 56/2/8 A-1090 Wien Phone/Fax: 0043-1-3191607 Mobil: +43-676-472-1498 e-mail:HPJank@compuserve.com artists 1998: DUBBLESTANDART, DILLINGER, THE WAILERS

Wiesen Sunsplash

29.08.1998 Wiesen, Austria http://www.wiesen.at The Big Austrian Reggae Festival, lineup 1998: BUNNY WAILER IS NOT COMING ! Freitag, 28. August: HANS SOELLNER solo - MATT BIANCO - MIGHTY DIAMONDS - PABLO MOSES - HYPNOTIX - SON RUMBERO - AFRICA MMA Samstag, 29. August: THIRD WORLD - LINTON KWESI JOHNSON - MIKEY DREAD - SIERRA MAESTRA - HABIB KOITE - VIVIANI GODOY BAND - SAF SAP

Rototon Sunsplash 98

2.-4. July.1998 LIGNANO SABBIADORO (Ud) - Loc. Pertegada, Italy Associazione Culturale ROTOTOM
Via Risera 6
33080 Zoppola
Alpha Blondy, Buju Banton, Twinkle Brothers, Tambours de Brazza, Gnawa Diffusion and many more

Other related festivals in Germany and Europe:

festival where and when organisation comments

27. Internationales (New Jazz) Festival MOERS `98

every year at Pfingsten (29.5. -1.6.1998) 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!!  (1998: only published artist is Setona from Sudan)

10. Afrika Festival Würzburg

The 10th anniversary will be from 29.5. -1.6.1998 in Würzburg Afro Project, all infos:
http://www.afro.wuerzburg.de
Würzburg is the one and only festival for African Music in Germany. Since ten years a private initiative managed to show us what African music rellay is. (artists 98: Lucky Dube, Khaled, M. Makeba, Bayete, M. Dibango...)

Afro Pfingsten

25. MAI BIS 1. JUNI 1998 Winterthur (CH) www.africa.ch The Festival for African Music in Switzerland, 1997 Program: Freres Guisse, Makwerhu, Adesa etc.

Tanz und Folkfest Rudolstadt

3 - 5.7.98 in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) TFFRudolstadt@saale-net.de From a simple Festival for (DDR-) German Sound the TFF after 1991 became the main festival for Folk and Worldmusic in Germany.

Sfinks Worldmusic Festival

24.6.-27.6.97 in Boechout (Belgium) http://www.sfinks.be Sfinks seems to be the largest Worldmusicfestival in (continental-)Europe

Dour Festival 1998

9.-12.7.98, Dour, Belgium E-mail : dour.festival@infonie.be
Dour Festival; 64, rue Grande; 7370 Dour; Belgium
FAX : 32 65 65 02 03
artists 98: Lee "Scratch" Perry, Mad Professor, Skatalites, Raggasonic, Macka B & the Robotiks and more not-Reggae-bands.

2. Summer Jump

16.8.1997 in Esslingen near Stuttgart, Waldgaststätte Dulkhäusle Summer Jump Festivalbüro; Stephan Deuschle; Neue Strasse 65/1; 73732 Esslingen; Tel. 0711 - 937 58 58; Fax. 0711 - 937 58 60 In toller Atmosphäre mit Blick auf das Neckartal gibt es neben kulinarischen Spezialit&aauml;ten und umfangreichem Rahmenprogramm wieder ein Reggae- World-Music-Programm der Spitzenklasse. Mit dabei 1997: Pili-Pili mit Jasper van't Hof (Best World-Dance-Jazz) Expedicion (World-Music mit internationaler Besetzung) New Born Creation (Reggae aus Holland) E-Bro (The Human Groove-Machine + Dancer) Superstar (World Pop)

WOMAD Festivals 1998

in various cities around the globe realworld.on.net/womad "WOMAD stands for World of Music, Arts and Dance, expressing the central aim of the WOMAD festivals - to bring together and to celebrate many forms of music, arts and dance drawn from countries and cultures all over the world."

Moving Cultures

30.05.- 1.6.1998.1998 Wiesen, Austria http://www.wiesen.at Former Wiesen WOMAD is now on own feet, artists 1998: Manu Dibango, Miriam Makeba and more...


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