Rastafest Reggae Festival

Description: 2018 marked the 25th Anniversary of Rastafest Reggae Festival in Toronto, an annual music festival celebrating the national and international initiatives of the Rastafari movement in Canada and Jamaica! This year the fun went down at Artscape Wychwood Barns making it an intimate setting to recognize the 88th coronation of H.I.M Emperor Haile Selassie I and showcased different aspects of Rastafari history, culture and lifestyle. To celebrate Roots Reggae local and international artists Admiral Tibet, Horace Martin, Iley Dread, and Orthodox Issachar performed. Also on the concert roster were the winners from the Rastafest competition: Empress Divine, Jade Siress, Joyce N'sana, Tony Propfit, Planky, Dan Fiyah Beats and Ras Akkurate and band competition winners Richie Flo, Freedubstar and BTH. For more information visit rastafest.com

Start Time: November 2nd, 2018 at 12:00am
End Time: November 2nd, 2018 at 11:00pm
Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns
Address: 601 Christie Street

City: Toronto
Province: ON
Postal Code:

Website: www.rastafest.com
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One love! Rastafest Reggae Festival - The little ones love the Reggae music and traditions The little ones love the Reggae music and traditions Rastafest Reggae Festival - Reggae at its best! Reggae at its best! Rastafest Reggae Festival - Joyce spreads an art of peace in her music Joyce spreads an art of peace in her music Rastafest Reggae Festival - The legendary Admiral Tibet The legendary Admiral Tibet Rastafest Reggae Festival - The colours and sounds of Jamaica The colours and sounds of Jamaica Rastafest Reggae Festival - Recognized for his hard work Ritchie Flo has won many awards and performs at Toronto's best festivals Recognized for his hard work Ritchie Flo has won many awards and performs at Toronto's best festivals Rastafest Reggae Festival - Ritchie Flow invites a friend to join him Ritchie Flow invites a friend to join him Rastafest Reggae Festival - Planky the Box Dem General Planky the Box Dem General Rastafest Reggae Festival - Having a blast at the festival Having a blast at the festival Rastafest Reggae Festival - Haile Selassie, to the Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie, to the Emperor of Ethiopia Rastafest Reggae Festival - Toronto's Orthodox Issachar performs Toronto's Orthodox Issachar performs Rastafest Reggae Festival Rastafest Reggae Festival - Spiritual and uplifting gospel and reggae vibrations Spiritual and uplifting gospel and reggae vibrations Rastafest Reggae Festival - Admiral Tibet, Brother Oji and Masani Montague celebrate a  lifetime of achievement Admiral Tibet, Brother Oji and Masani Montague celebrate a lifetime of achievement Rastafest Reggae Festival - Admiral Tibet receives a lifetime achievement award from Brother Oji and Masani Admiral Tibet receives a lifetime achievement award from Brother Oji and Masani Rastafest Reggae Festival - Masani Montague with Horace Martin Masani Montague with Horace Martin Rastafest Reggae Festival - Ancestral Drumming and spiritual chanting from the Bobo Chanters Ancestral Drumming and spiritual chanting from the Bobo Chanters Rastafest Reggae Festival - The barns are the perfect place for a festival! The barns are the perfect place for a festival! Rastafest Reggae Festival - Horace Martin Horace Martin Rastafest Reggae Festival - A beautiful surprise A beautiful surprise Rastafest Reggae Festival - Michael Cooke of Freedubstar Michael Cooke of Freedubstar Rastafest Reggae Festival - Dubbed Ras Akkurate because his flow and lyrics were so perfect they were “accurate” Dubbed Ras Akkurate because his flow and lyrics were so perfect they were “accurate”