On Saturday and Sunday, July 21 & 22, the Mateel Community Center proudly presents the 28th annual Reggae On The River at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area in southern Humboldt County, CA. An internationally renowned celebration of the best in reggae and world music, the 2012 festival will feature nearly 30 classic and cutting edge reggae and world music artists on two stages, along with 80+ vendors, a lively kid zone, and a weekend full of fun on the banks of the majestic Eel River.
Confirmed artists include Toots & The Maytals, Midnite, Calypso Rose, Romain Virgo, CeCile (pictured right), Nkulee Dube, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits, Tosh Meets Marley, Duane Stephenson, Yami Bolo, Pato Banton & The Now Generation, I-Kronik, Junior Toots, Winston Jarrett & Guidance Band, Yellow Wall Dub Squad, The Lions, Streetkind, and Synrgy, with many more artists to be announced in the coming weeks.
Early bird ticket sales start this Sunday, April 1st and are priced at $105 for the weekend pass, which offers a savings on the regular advance ticket price. This discount is good for the month of April and is only applicable to online sales. Outlet sales will start on April 15th and will be offered at the regular advance price $110 (and current MCC members will receive a $5 discount when purchased at the Mateel Community Center box office). Advance tickets are advised as this event sells out.