With the COVID-19 pandemic preventing artistes and musicians from executing and connecting with their supporters reside throughout the world, Reggae Sumfest has stepped in to bridge the gap and deliver Jamaican artistes and their world-wide supporters back again collectively. Downsound Amusement (DSE), producers of Reggae Sumfest, has joined with the Jamaican tunes community, social media big Fb, the Jamaica Tourist Board, and other sponsors to deliver to the entire world A Flavor of Reggae Sumfest on Friday and Saturday, July 24 and twenty five .
The line-up on Friday and Saturday contain Tarrus Riley, Koffee, Gyptian, Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, TeeJay, Shenseea, Ding Dong, Sizzla, Chakademus & Pliers, Agent Sasco, Ishawna, Persistent Regulation, and Daddy1, moreover specific guest stars. Maxi Priest expressed the sentiments of many in the world-wide and Jamaican reggae and dancehall community when he shared his excitement and pleasure at becoming a component of this crucial digital, cultural outreach as he declared, “I am psyched and pleased to be a component of this digital Sumfest expertise.”
“As generally with Reggae Sumfest festivals and streams, the highest concentrations of creation, staging, and streaming will be utilized. In addition, the highest concentrations of COVID-19 protection protocols are noticed and utilised for this creation, making certain the safest atmosphere doable for artistes and creation personnel,” reported DSE chairman and CEO and Sumfest manager, Joe Bogdanovich.
He extra that the scheduling for this occasion has been “rigorous and meticulous”, with the group doing work tirelessly for the previous thirty day period to guarantee professionalism in each and every aspect of the exhibit.
The digital creation will be streamed on the Fb: @Musicians aka Music On Fb in partnership with Fb, as perfectly as on Reggae Sumfest’s Fb, Instagram and YouTube web pages.
“We are encouraging all supporters and associates to tune in to this occasion by means of any of these social-medial platforms to aid us connect Jamaica and the entire world if even for only two nights. We are psyched and grateful to be capable to present ‘A Flavor of Reggae Sumfest’ in a time period of reflective isolation that has gripped the entire world,” Bogdanovich, government producer of the digital extravaganza, said.
Bogdanovich and the entire Downsound group had significant praises for the sponsors, who in shorter order rallied to the connect with, recognising the significance of keeping reggae tunes in the forefront of intercontinental lifestyle and amusement.
“Expect the ideal mainly because Sumfest does not do less,” Bogdanovich reported.