For Immediate Release
Presented by Family Reggae Festival, Inc & Jamaica Awareness, Inc., a nonprofit organization
THIRD WORLD, MARCIA GRIFFITHS TO HEADLINE THE SO. FLORIDA FAMILY REGGAE FESTIVAL SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30 AT THE COCONUT GROVE EXPO CENTER
The 2005 South Florida Family Reggae Festival organizers are proud to announce the musical headliners for this year’s festival scheduled to take place Sunday, October 30, open from 10:00am to 10:00pm at the Coconut Grove Expo Center at 2700 S. Bayshore Drive in Miami, FL. This year’s festival headliners are Reggae music icons, the Grammy Award-winning supergroup, Third World, and “The First Lady of Reggae,” Marcia Griffiths O.D. (I-Threes / Bob Marley and The Wailers). Other featured festival headliners include the cultural Reggae music messenger, Chrisinti, and the Fourth Dimension Band from So. Florida. The annual festival is a one-day interactive musical event celebrating the wide cross-cultural and multi-generational appeal of the Caribbean’s greatest export: Reggae Music.
The festival will also present the South Florida Reggae Showcase featuring up and coming artists from the area in tribute to the late Clint O’Neil. Clint O’Neil will also be the inaugural recipient of the South Florida Reggae Pioneer Award.
Other key features of the festival will be a Caribbean Marketplace (for general vendors) and the official Reggae Music Row which will highlight the history of reggae in South Florida and the many musicians and reggae related businesses that are now based here.
This event is produced by Family Reggae Festivals, Inc. and Jamaica Awareness Inc. in association with various sponsors. Admission to the festival is free of charge. The General information hotline phone number is (305) 468- 9611. Interested vendors should call (305) 891-2944 for more information.
Official festival website: www.FamilyReggaeFestival.org
Russell Gerlach – Foundation Media
Phone – (562) 948-3008
E-mail – [email protected]