Reggae Legends Week Atlanta February 5 – 12, 2011

Atlanta celebrates Reggae Legends Week February 5th – 12th honoring the musical contributions of  Bob Marley, Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown and Sugar  Minott  ~ four legends instrumental in  spreading the social, political and ghetto roots of Reggae worldwide. The week includes radio specials, hip hop, rock, and r’n’b artists paying tribute, a special lecture presentation on the history and impact of reggae music and live shows.  Brought to you by Jamaican Mango and Lime, Red Clay, Clarks, Vitamalt and Fusicology.

February 5th

What:          Automatic Classic Hip Hop Night celebrates Reggae Legends

Where:          Pal’s Lounge 854 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta with the best of Atlanta’s

Who:          Ka’ra Kersey, Devon Lee, Starchile, G.R.E.A.T. Scott, Liuns Den, Mike Flo, Chop and Jack Preston.  With music by Abashaka and Mafiosa.  MC. Ekundayo

$5 b/4 11pm

$10 after

February 6th

What: Atlanta Radio Celebrates Bob Marley

WRFG 10pm – 6am

February 8th

What: The Roots and Impact of Reggae and the Roll of the Soundsystem

Where: Auburn Research Library 101 Auburn Avenue N. E. Atlanta, GA  30303

Who: Lecture Presentation by Maxine Stowe, former executive at VP Records and VP of Sony Music Music. Plus a history of the soundsystem by Abashaka of Cozmic Love Beat.

7pm – Free

Hosted by: Jah Prince

February 9th

What: WRFG Celebrates Reggae Legends

Where: WRFG 89.3FM

Who: WRFG presents 6 hours of programming honoring Reggae Legends Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Sugar Minott and Gregory Isaacs.

6pm – Midnight

February 10th

What: Original Reggae Dancehall Vibes

Who: Abashaka of Cozmic Lovebeat, Ras Marvin and Ras Irate

Where:           Soundtable 483 Edgewood Avenue S. E.  Atlanta, GA 30312

Doors: 9pm

February 11th

What: Reggae Got Soul

Where: Five Spot 1123 Euclid Avenue N. E. Atlanta, GA 30307

Who: R’n’B, Reggae, and Soul Artist Celebrate the Soul of Reggae Music including international superstar Sister Nancy performing her worldwide hit “Bam Bam” alongside I Divine, Slick & Rose, Earthtone Lyrix, Nefertiti and the Neftunes, Solstar and Ken J. Plus special guest LEAF.

Doors: 8pm

Showtime: 9pm

February 12th

What: Reggae Legends Roots Rock Reggae Night

Where: Smith’s Olde Bar 1578 Piedmont Road N.E Atlanta, 30305

Who: International Night witth Dean Brown, Dub 3052, Eclectic Roots Ensemble and theDOLLDAZE

Door: 8pm

Showtime: 9pm

DJ: RAS Kweku