New Jersey Reggae Fest 8: Hundreds Turned Away Last Year, Fans Urged To Get Tickets Early For September 21

NEW YORK – The gold medalists of reggae music will team up in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday September 21 for the eight renewal of the much anticipated New Jersey Reggae Fest.

This year’s galaxy of stars will feature the mysterious, mystical and magical reggae sensation Queen Ifrica coming off a string of hit songs over the past year and making her first major appearance in the tri-state for 2008.

The bill will also feature beloved reggae legends Ninja Man, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man and Barrington Levy alongside hot, fresh stars Assassin, Etana, Demarco and Flippa Mafia. And a raft of local crowd favorites, Ras Emmanuel, Carlton Livingston, Demus family, Jiggy Spoogie and others will bring more heat to this year’s downtown Newark outdoor event.

The one-day outdoor extravaganza is the largest of its kind in the state of New Jersey and takes place at the Halsey Street Sports Complex, 259 Halsey Street in downtown Newark. The New Jersey Reggae Fest typically attracts thousands of reggae lovers from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, but music fans come from as far away as Atlanta and South Florida each year.

“We have now earned a reputation for delivering a first class reggae entertainment package to the New Jersey community in a safe, family-oriented environment”, G City, event producer commented. “This is our eight year and once again, we have been able to bring a package that incorporates reggae icons with hot new talent and we find that our lineup provides very satisfying entertainment for reggae lovers of all ages”, he continued.

New Jersey Reggae Fest is being presented by G. City Entertainment and Roadblock Radio 90.1 FM.

Gates open for the event at 12 noon and the main stage concert begins at 2:00 PM. Apart from the musical treat on stage, fans can take advantage of island village setup at the venue with assorted items for sale such as reggae clothing, jewelry, DVDs, CDs, island flags, footwear, books, Caribbean cuisine and a lot more.

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