Legends of Reggae, Dancehall and Pure Pop Come Together June 29 At Roy Wilkins Park
Remember the days when love used to reign? We danced all night to the songs they played. Well good news—we can come again, and do it just the same! When? This Sunday June 29. Where? Roy Wilkins Park, Jamaica Queens, less than half an hour from Penn Station on the LIRR. Wha Gwan? The fourth annual staging of NYC’s most upscale reggae festival, Groovin’ In The Park, a family-friendly event filled with good food, great fun, and legendary music. Just how legendary? Read on… Full Lineup and Videos After The Jump…
Jamaica’s top-ranking soul man Beres Hammond tops an all-star lineup that also includes Marcia Griffiths (who’s celebrating 50 years in the music biz), her former partner in Bob Marley and the Wailers’ back-up harmony trio the I-Threes, Judy Mowatt, along with Marcia’s longtime musical mentor and ace songwriter Bob Andy, lovers rock veteran and roots reggae rebel John Holt, the fast-rising rootical dancehall star Chronixx and his Zinc Fence Redemption band, plus the mega-platinum Australian pop duo Air Supply. Just added: the smooth harmonies of Lukie D, Thriller U, Singing Melody, and Tony Curtis—aka L.U.S.T. Bringing a touch of class reminiscent of the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival, GITP is a show for everybody who’s tired of the alms house and who appreci-loves some good quality reggae, rhythm & blues. From top to toe this is one show that’s too big to miss. So get up stand up and hit up the GITP official site for info and tickets.
Beres Hammond “Rockaway”
Click through the Gallery Above for a Taste of this year’s musical talent.
Groovin In The Park 2014