The 7th Annual SUNSHINE REGGAE ROOTS FESTIVAL

sat29jun(jun 29)4:00psun30(jun 30)12:00aThe 7th Annual SUNSHINE REGGAE ROOTS FESTIVAL4:00p - 12:00a (30) Corner of 8th & Jackson streets, Downtown Topeka,KS

The Details

The 7th Annual 2024 Sunshine Reggae Roots Festival is a family friendly one day music festival held in Downtown Topeka Kansas on the corner of 8th & Jackson streets outside of The Celtic Fox. Featuring national,regional, and local Reggae and Ska bands, DJ’s, Food Trucks (including authentic Jamaican food) Beer Gardens, Arts & Crafts vendors, a kids corner, swag giveaways, and plenty of vibes and fun for everyone!!!

$15 ADMISSION AT GATES
*kids 10 & Under free with paid adult
GATES OPEN AT 4PM

FEATURING LIVE MUSIC FROM:

RAS NEVILLE & THE KINGSTONIANS (Kingston, JA /Lawrence, KS)

After coming to Lawrence Ks from Kingston JA in the early 80’s, where he recorded the hits “Haul & Pull Up” “Right Time” and the rare and sought after albums “Scientist presents Neville Brown with The Aggrovators at Channel One” and “Mr.Music Man”, Neville has continued his Reggae journey for the past 30 years in legendary local bands Common Ground and now The Kingstonians.

We have tried to get these guys since our first year and are so excited to finally have The Legendary RAS NEVILLE & THE KINGSTONIANS MASH UP SUNSHINE REGGAE ROOTS!!!!!!

THE PRIZEFIGHTERS (Minneapolis, MN)

Making their Topeka debut from Minneapolis, MN, these guys have mastered the Jamaican sounds from Ska to Reggae, showcased on three LAVA HOT Lps released on Jump Up Records. Their latest release, last years “Punch Up “ landed on many top 10 lists and is available for streaming and online. In addition to our event, you can catch THE PRIZEFIGHTERS on stage at Skappleton (Wisconsin) and Supernova International Ska (Virgina) Festivals
Prepare to be KNOCKED OUT by THE PRIZEFIGHTERS!!!!

SOUL REBEL & THE BEAST (Topeka, KS)

Local favorites and two-time festival headliners return to our stage to blaze the massive with their blend of roots reggae, hiphop,and rock with originals and covers to make you move! REBEL MUSIC!!!

PAGE 7 (Lawrence,KS)

Created in 2014 by veterans of the idiom, Page 7 has the makings of a supergroup. With players formally and informally acknowledged as some of the finest songwriters and performers in the genre, the group’s members have built up an impressive track record that includes a combined total of over one hundred album credits, national and international tour dates, and sharing the stage with reggae superstars including:

Morgan Heritage, Burning Spear, Toots and the Maytals, The Wailers, Luciano, Tony Rebel, Yellowman, Junior Murvin, Dean Fraser, Eek-a-Mouse, 311, No Doubt, and many more.

Combining the best traditions of reggae with a hybrid of pop and traditional elements from around the world, Page 7 creates a powerful live music experience that listeners from all walks can enjoy. Fans of reggae music should prepare themselves with open ears and an eye on the horizon for the newest addition to reggae’s international sound.
Making their second festival appearance!

www.page7reggae.com

URBAN SAFARI (Topeka, KS)

Local Legends return!
for over 32 years Zeke and the crew have been spreading the sweet Reggae vibes throughout Top City!
We welcome them back after performing at our 2nd festival, its been too long!

TOP RANX SOUNDSYSTEM (Topeka, KS)
NOWLEGE (Portmore, JA/KCMO)

And as always, our host/selecta DJ S.RANX ( Top Ranx Soundsystem ) and Mc/Deejay NOWLEGE pon the decks and mic!!

FOOD TRUCKS:

G’s Jamaican Quisine (KCMO)
Jammin Jamaican Cuisine (Manhattan)
Bobby’s Food Co (Topeka)

*Full menu available inside The Celtic Fox

Sound: Alex Bork Audio

Stage lighting: 151 Productions

ATM inside Celtic Fox

Water/Hydration stations available

THIS EVENT WILL GO ON RAIN OR SHINE! Follow our page for updates on Rain Contingency information

FREE PARKING IN 8th St PARKING GARAGE

*A limited number of Festival T Shirts will be for sale

ALLOWED: Lawn chairs,bug spray, sunscreen, pets on a leash

PLEASE NO: Outside food or drink, Coolers, Weapons, or Bad Vibes

VENDORS: Aunt Nancy’s Face Painting
Oshara Meesha Art
Wildscape Hair and Art
One Love BBQ
Amber Victoria Caricatures
SSS-Sally Glassman
Cosmic Sunstance
Kat Nemati Jewelry
More TBA

SPONSORS: Sunshine Productions- TurnKat Productions-TopRanx Productions-The Celtic Fox-Strathman Sales Co-Standard Beverage- Loving Hearts Training Center-SuperSonic Music-American Family Insurance Agent Mashayla Mason-Dr. Crystal Duclos,Psy.D-785 Magazine-Topeka Flooring Solutions-Crown Distributors

*For vendor or sponsorship opportunities please contact Sunshine sunshinegmblue@gmail.com

BE SURE TO LIKE AND FOLLOW OUR PAGE FOR INFORMATION, ANNOUNCEMENTS, AND TICKET GIVEAWAYS!!
https://www.facebook.com/sunshinereggaerootsfest?mibextid=LQQJ4d

IRIE!!!!❤️💛💚ONE LOVE!!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1102961410759490/

Location

Corner of 8th & Jackson streets, Downtown Topeka,KS

Corner of 8th & Jackson streets, Downtown Topeka,KS

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