Jamaica comes to the 401

Jamaica comes to the 401


N—ReggaeThe 4th Annual Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival is this Saturday, headlined by by the “Royal Family of Reggae” Morgan Heritage along with Anthony B, Bushman, Chuck Fenda, Spiritual Rez and DJ Realm & Jah Soldier of OmegaSound.
In addition to the musicians, the Festival features a Reggae Pit with authentic island food options from Aunt Birdie’s Jamaican Cuisine and Aruba Steve’s, a full bar featuring cold beer, festive island cocktails and a marketplace of vendors offering clothing, artisan goods, jewelry, body art and much more.
The flexible general admission tickets, which allow concert attendees to come and go throughout the day-night reggae party, are $35 in advance through August 9 and $45 the day of the festival.  For the ultimate reggae fan, an exclusive Rocksteady Pass is available for $75 in limited quantities which offers one all-day pass, reserved “Deck” seating for a great view of the stage, cocktail service and a complimentary island cocktail or Red Stripe beer.

WHERE: Newport Yachting Center, America’s Cup Avenue
WHEN: Saturday, August 10, noon-10 p.m.
COST: $35/$45/$75
MORE INFO: 800/745-3000; www.newportwaterfrontevents.com