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Reggae Festivals in Germany

festival where and when organisation comments
15. SummerJam click for ALL infos
30.06.- 02.07.2000 Fühlinger See in Köln/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 Reggaenode page!: The festival is still growing, there will be 3 tent stages plus the main stage this year. Main artists 2000 are: BEENIEMAN, ZIGGY MARLEY & THE MELODY MAKERS, ALPHA BLONDY, BUJU BANTON, U ROY, TONY REBEL, ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION, FEMI KUTI, ISRAEL VIBRATION, HORACE ANDY, AFRIKA BAMBAATAA, ASWAD, MR. GENTLEMAN, THOMAS MAPFUMO, STONE LOVE, JAH SHAKA, BLOOD & FIRE SOUNDSYSTEM, DAVID RODIGAN and MANY others.
Chiemsee Reggae Summer 2000
Click for official pages

07.-09.07.2000, 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
Chiemsee Reggae Summer is THE Reggae Festival in the South of Germany, usually one week after Summer Jam the German Reggae-Posse gets together again at the bank of the Chiemsee in Bayern/Bavaria.
Ziggy Marley, Aswad, Buju Banton, Michael Rose, Beenie Man, Israel Vibration, Macka B, Sixth Revelation and others
IRIE 2000 reggaenode.de/irie.html 02.09.2000 Dortmund, Westfalenpark GPI-Musicproductions
Markus Gehrke
12163 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 - 79 70 23 37
Fax: +49 40 - 79 70 23 39
In 1997 a new Reggaefestival started in Dortmund. The festival moved to the beautiful venue in Schüttorf in 1999. In 2000 it will be back again at the Westfalenpark in the city of Dortmund. artists 2000: Ariwa Spec. Chukkie Starr, Michael Prophet, Yabbie You and more; Illmat!c; Black Uhuru featuring Sly and Robbie; Mr. Gentleman;Afrob ; The Ultimate Dub with Mad Prof, Scientist and Lee Perry
6. Reggae Jam 2000 26.08.2000 Bersenbrück, Gewerbepark West info: ricarda_hinrichs-at-t-online.de
tickets: 0173-2514736
Der Bersenbrücker Reggae Jam hat Tradition, jetzt wird daraus ein richtiges Festival mit Zeltmöglichkeit, tickets ca. 30DM, artists 2000: Mr. Gentleman, Quest for fire, step forward, Outernational Sound and more
8. Bongo Bongo Sunsplash August 2000 Oberdreis bei Altenkirchen (Westerwald)
!!!Cancelled for 2000!!!
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
Junity Reggae Day 03.06.2000, Augsburg Lechhausen Stadtjugendring Augsburg
kontakt: mastering-at-newsfactory.net
Formerly this was known as the lehmbau open air, now it moved to a new location! Bands 2000: I-Shen Rockers, Movements, natty flo, corenerstone, lions den soundsystem u.a.

Reggae Festivals in the Benelux, France and UK

festival where and when organisation comments
Geel-Reggae 2000 4.-5.8.2000 in Geel/Belgium Funky Fun promotion: users.pandora.be/funky.fun.productions/ A nice and usually very "user friendly" and cheap festival, artists 2000: Gentleman - Daddy Rings - Jah Sound International - Bodyguard - Sista feat Aisha, Thriller Jenna, Jayzikm - Bim Sherman - Starkey Banton - Chukki Star - Al Campel - Freddie Mc Gregor - Sugar Minott - Barrington Levy - King Shiloh, Runn Sound, Lord Kossity - Pow Pow Movement - Godfather Crew
Two Sevens Splash 7.-8. July 2000 Rotterdam (NL), Nighttown and Amsterdam
contact: Edwin Zomer
This year (2000) the two7's is just a small club-event
Dour Festival 2000 06.-09.07.2000, Dour, Belgium E-mail : dour.festival-at-infonie.be
Dour Festival; 64, rue Grande; 7370 Dour; Belgium
FAX : 32 65 65 02 03
artists 2000 (Reggae artists /8.7.00): GADGET INSPECTORS, TEN DUBIANS, EARL 16 & MAFIA FLUXY, ISRAEL VIBRATION, ANTHONY B, TOOTS & THE MAYTALS, BEENIEMAN, for other music genres please check their website!
5. Reggae Sundance Sat. 19.08.2000 in Eindhoven, Kunstijsbaan Panic Productions
e-Mail dont-at-panic.nl
It is organized by Panic productions for the fifth time! I haven't been there yet but I heard many good reports on Sundance 1999! Lineup 2000 contains LKJ, Steel Pulse, Michael Rose and many more!
Peace and Love Reggae Festival Sunday, 23.8.2000, London, Three Mills Island, Three Mills Lane, Tickets Price -at- 27.50 + Booking Fee Limited Gold V.I.P tickets priced -at- 200.00 call Linx on 020 7326 4944.
ticket hotline 020 7326 4888
email peaceconcert-at-gigsonline.co.uk
artists 2000: Buju Banton feat.WayneWonder, Luciano feat. Mikey General , Capleton , Cocoa Tea, U Brown , Dean Frazer, Culture, Big Youth, Toots, Dillinger, Trinity and more
9. Garance Reggae Festival Paris, France: The BERCY Concert Room
Notting Hill Carnival 26.-28. August 2000, 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, including PowPow Sound (2000)
REGGAE SUNSPLASH August 2000 (?) London, Victoria Park reggaesunsplash.co.uk A big Reggae Festival in London under the name of Sunsplash, that will be a big big thing!
artists 99: Morgan Heritage, Gregory Isaacs, ADF, Goofy, Marcia Griffiths, Peter Hunningale and many others

Reggae Festivals in Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Spain

festival where and when organisation comments
Spring Vibration 2000 Sat. 17.06.2000 Wiesen, Austria http://www.wiesen.at THE Reggae Festival in Austria:
Wiesen Sunsplash 27.08.2000 Wiesen, Austria http://www.wiesen.at The Big Austrian Reggae Festival, lineup 2000: Alpha Blondy, Patrice, Wailers,m Vitamin X, Misty in Roots, Black Uhuru featuring Sly and Robbie and more
Jamfestival 04.08.2000 Chaumont Ne (CH) http://jamfestival.ctw.ne Switzerland Reggae: Moonraisers, Mad Lighters, Djambi and more
Rototom Sunsplash 1.-8.7. 2000 OSOPPO (UDINE), Italy Associazione Culturale ROTOTOM
Via Risera 6
33080 Zoppola
artists 2000: Africa Unite, Aswad, Israel Vibration, Reggae National Tickets, Ziggy Marley, Beenie Man, Michael Rose, Buju Banton, Skatalites, Tony Rebel, Revolutionary Dub Warriors, The Abyssinians and many more
Uzona Reggae 28.-30.07.2000
popular festa Rasta, SPAIN
Uzona Reggae artists 1999: Toots and the Maytals, Lee 'Scratch' Perry -and many more

Other related festivals in Germany and Europe:

festival where and when organisation comments
29. Internationales (New Jazz) Festival MOERS `99 every year at Pfingsten (9.-12.6.2000) 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!!  (2000: Tony Allen and more)
12. Afrika Festival Würzburg The 12th anniversary will be from 26.-28.05.2000 in Würzburg Afro Project, all infos:
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. 2000 will bring a mixture of southern and western african (senegalese) sounds
3. Afrika-Kultur-Festival 11.-13. August 2000 in Aschaffenburg all infos:
Zum dritten mal Afrika Kultur am bayerischen Untermain: Fanick and Friends, Valere Hiobi, Bernard Mayo, Ras Donavan, Africa Beat Stars u.v.m.
Afro Pfingsten 9.-12.6.2000 Winterthur (CH) www.africa.ch The Festival for African Music in Switzerland, 1999 Program: Baaba Maal and many others
Africa Integration 8.-10. September 2000, Zürich (CH) www.africa-integration.ch
Email: sn-at-kunsthaus.ch
Zurich's first and only festival for African Music and Culture, artists 2000: Pablo Moses, Mad Professor, Macka B and others.
Babel Festival 14.-16.07.2000, Straßburg (FR) www.festival-babel.com
Email: info-at-festival-babel.com
The idea of this festival is bringing an alternative against the 'Front National' with an multicultural and friendly party. Babel brings music of the regions of the world.
Tanz und Folkfest Rudolstadt 7.-9.7.2000 in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) TFFRudolstadt-at-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 27.-30.07.2000 in Boechout (Belgium) http://www.sfinks.be Sfinks is the largest Worldmusicfestival in (continental-)Europe
15. Hultsfred Festival 15.-17.06.2000
Hultsfred is located in the southern/middle part of Sweden
P.O Box 170
S-577 24 Hultsfred, Sweden
Phone: +46-495-69500
fax +46-495-69550
Actually a Festival for many many genres, focussing in Rock music. But additionally they include a special reggae event in the festival: Artists 2000: Yellowman, Linton Kwesi Johnson and Dennis Bovell Dub Band, Desmond Dekker and many others
EXPO WOMAD 14.-16.6.2000, Hannover 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."

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