Reggae Sumfest

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Reggae Sumfest
Mavado performs on stage for Dancehall Night at Reggae Sumfest 2008.jpg
Mavado performs on stage for Dancehall Night at Reggae Sumfest 2008
Genre Reggae, dancehall, hip hop, etc.
Dates mid-July
Location(s) Montego Bay, Jamaica
Years active 1993-present
Founded by Red Stripe
Website
Official website

Reggae Sumfest is the largest concert festival in Jamaica, taking place each year in mid-July in Montego Bay.[1] Sumfest, started in 1993, is officially sponsored by Red Stripe.

It often attracts young crowds, and features a variety of Jamaican reggae artists such as Damian "Junior Gong" Marley and Stephen Marley, The Mighty Diamonds, Toots & the Maytals, Beres Hammond, Tony Rebel, Andy Vernon, Frankie Paul, and Freddie McGregor, dancehall stars like Vybz Kartel, Popcaan, Tommy Lee Sparta, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, Capleton, and Lady Saw as well as international artists including 50 Cent, Rihanna and Usher.

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  1. ^ Johnson, Richard (2014) "All Set for Sumfest", Jamaica Observer, 8 July 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014

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