RUM, RIBS & REGGAE

 

Rumfest: Rum Ribs and Reggae is an all day event in the Swan Valley in October as part of spring in the valley.


Featuring great food, and drinks, with a special focus on Western Australias very own canefire rum teamed with some of the best local reggae music.

Bob Marley Outernational

Early February

Bob Marley Outernational is an event that has run annually in Western Australia since 1981.  Celebrating the life and musical legacy of the great Robert Nesta Marley. With the aim of showcasing a diverse range of reggae music, paying homage to the roots and foundation artists, whilst highlighting the ever evolving Jamaican music genre, and providing a forum for local acts to perform and develop.   Over its 30 year history it has featured international, national and local reggae and dancehall bands and dj's. Every year part proceeds are donated to various worthy causes, and in the past this has included community radio stations, third world schools, assistance for the disabled, the victims of the Haiti Earthquake and clean water projects in Africa through Oxfam.

Some of the artists who have performed at Bob Marley Outernational in past years include:

Gappy Ranks
Jah Shaka
Earl 16
Benjamin Zephaniah
Mixed Relations
I-Land
Jesse Proverbs
Jahsific
Ngati
Jahmoko
Footprince
Bruce Gilbert and the Refugees
Justice Posse
Jah Wisdom
Rainbow Serpent
Ichinan
A2Z
Special Brew
Freedom Principle
Six Mile High
The Isolites
Danny Pashun
Sunshine Brothers
Raggabeats
Jamdown Kingz
The Empressions
The Outernational Crew
Ras Movement
Tutomath
Troopaz
Dj Ray
Dj Simba