Las Vegas is known to host the biggest events in entertainment and sports. Now, reggae has the spotlight.
Since 2002, the Reggae in the Desert Festival has grown by leaps and bounds. The talent featured and the overall depth of the festival has increased exponentially each year.
Over the years, some of the most prominent names in the reggae genre have graced the stage in Clark County, such as The Wailers, Don Carlos, Eek-A-Mouse, Yellowman, Gregory Isaacs, Barrington Levy, Third World, Steel Pulse, Inner Circle, Toots & The Maytals, Sister Carol, Sister Nancy, Tarrus Riley, Tippa Irie, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Wailing Souls, Luciano, Capleton, Etana, Morgan Heritage, Maxi Priest, J Boog, Fiji, Collie Buddz, Anuhea, Tribal Seeds, The Green, Stick Figure, and many more.
In 2016, the Reggae in the Desert Festival will feature Capleton, Don Carlos, Israel Vibration, Fortunate Youth, Junior Marvin, and New Kingston.
Beyond high-quality reggae music acts, Reggae in the Desert will also feature a wide assortment of Carribean Island style food and beverage vendors, including everything from jerk chicken, peas and rice, fried plantains to Thai food, as well as domestic and imported beers will all be available at the event.
The one-day reggae showcase will take place on June 11th, at the Clark County Amphitheatre in Las Vegas.
Tickets are currently available for general admission at $40 and $100 for VIP passes.
Video: Capleton – “Some Day” (Official Music Video)