On Saturday November 7th 2009, the legendary dance party Reggae Retro will move to the all new venue Littlefield performance & art space in Park Slope. Reggae Retro features a blend of classic reggae music and pays tribute to the legends of reggae music. Established in 2002, Reggae Retro is New York City’s longest running reggae dance party and takes place on the 1st Saturday of each month.
Since its early roots at the dawn of the new millennium, Reggae Retro has become the most anticipated underground reggae event each month. It is recognized as “the party that has been instrumental in the trend towards roots & culture music in the dancehalls.” The Reggae Retro monthly event has become a staple of the NYC reggae scene and attracts a diverse and loyal fan base from around the world.
Reggae Retro plays old and new reggae classics from artists that include; Beres Hammond, Dennis Brown, Barrington Levy, Bob Marley, Morgan Heritage, Sly and Robbie, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, Richie Spice, Toots and the Maytals, The Skatalites, Lee “Scratch” Perry and Tarrus Riley. The Reggae Retro dance party features DJs Jase, Silence, Point Blank Sound & Strugglers Movement.