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Positive Vibration - Festival Of Reggae

Start Date: 9th Jun 2017

A family-friendly reggae festival, Liverpool (UK) // Winner of 'Best New Festival' - UK Festival Awards 2016

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Festival Name

Positive Vibration - Festival of Reggae

Start Date

9th Jun 2017

End Date

10th Jun 2017

Location

Baltic Triangle

Line Up

The Selecter, Channel One, Scientist, Reggae Roast, plus loads more.

Details

Winner of 'Best New Festival' at the UK Festival Awards 2016.
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Baltic Triangle, Liverpool // Friday 9th June – Saturday 10th June 2017

(Confirmed venues: Constellations, Hangar34, District)

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Liverpool's award-winning celebration of reggae music and Jamaican heritage returns in June 2017 for a jam-packed weekend of cultural appreciation and positivity.

Following the huge success of 2016's inaugural festival, Positive Vibration is set to be even bigger and better in 2017. Taking place over the 9th & 10th June 2017 in various venues across the Baltic Triangle (Constellations, Hangar34 and District), the festival will play host to a plethora of internationally renowned bands, legendary sound systems & selectors, a Reggae Q&A, creative workshops, a record fair & market, and plenty of tasty Caribbean food & drink.

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LINE-UP ///

Headlining the Saturday of 2017's festival will be legendary 2-Tone band, The Selecter. Fronted by the iconic, Pauline Black, The Selecter were one of the key bands of the U.K ska revival of the late '70s and early ‘80s (along with Madness and The Specials), often tackling sexism along with racism and other social ills.

Friday: Aba Shanti-I, Reggae Roast, Earl Gateshead, MC Brother Culture, Vibronics, I-mitri CounterAction, Sir Coxsone Outernational Sound System, DJ Andy Smith. More acts tbc.

Saturday: The Selecter, The Scientist, Channel One Sound System, Prince Fatty, Horseman, Soul Jazz Records (Official Page) Sound System, New Town Kings, The Hempolics. More acts tbc.

Positive Vibration will also be teaming up with storied British Record Label, Trojan Records, who have been announced as festival partners. Since its creation in 1968, Trojan has led the way in presenting the very best in classic Jamaican sounds.
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2017 also sees the return of The Art of Reggae Exhibition - a successful collaboration between Positive Vibration and the International Reggae Poster Contest (IRPC). The exhibition, which supports the Alpha Boys School in Jamaica, will showcase 100 reggae-inspired posters, designed by illustrators & artists from all over the world. You'll also be able to bid on the posters.

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The Saturday of the festival is family-friendly. Children under 12 go FREE. If you're bringing the little ones, please make sure you book a free ticket, so we have an idea of numbers.

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