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International Grooves – Reggae Fest

03 September 2016 At Kenny Dorham's Backyard


Event Details


Date: 03 September 2016
Location: Kenny Dorham's Backyard
Address: 1106 E. 11th St - Austin, TX
Website: https://www.facebook.com/KennyDorhamsBackyard/
Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1573768349585318/

This is an outdoor event folks! This is a kid friendly, dog friendly event. Bring your blankets/lawn chairs and enjoy yourself!! Isistren will have merchandise available too!! It’s like a mini reggae fest!!

Every 1st Saturday at Kenny Dorham’s Backyard we celebrate International Grooves! Join us on September 3rd for a special showcase of women in reggae! Come earlier in the day for the Labor Day weekend reggae dj clash — Lionway Crew vs Emperor Sound — starting at noon!
6:30-8 Rae of Light
8:30-10 Isistren
10:30-12 Crucial Prophet
Only $10 to get in! BYOB! (Bring your own alcoholic beverages of choice!) 5 food trailers on site. All events are FAMILY-FRIENDLY! (Kids get in free!)

*Rae of Light plays San Martian Dub Musiq in the Key of Love. Their reggae jams feature the lovely and talented Raelea McClung on vocals, bringing a soul element to the mix! The band is comprised of members of the Goodwill Souljahs.
https://www.facebook.com/GoodWillSoulJahs/
http://reverbnation.com/goodwillsouljahs

*Isistren is a female reggae band whose international mix of cultures, ideas and languages fuse a unique and soulful sound that is grounded in roots music. https://www.facebook.com/Isistren/?fref=ts and http://isistren.com/

*Crucial Prophet is an international reggae band based in Austin representing the art of roots, rock, reggae! https://www.facebook.com/crucialprophet/?fref=ts

All events are family-friendly and pet-friendly. There are 5 food trailers are on site:
1) Colombian https://www.facebook.com/atxartessano/
2) African https://www.facebook.com/Wasota-African-Cuisine-296330797045501/
3) Mediterranean https://www.facebook.com/superfantazmo/
4) Thai https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006996675249
5) Wild Magnolias Creole Cuisine https://www.facebook.com/dylan.owens.1048554
This event is BYOB! There is a liquor store across the street plus a Quickie Pickie on the next corner with a cafe and a great take-away snacks and beer selection.

*Kenny Dorham’s Backyard was named after a legendary jazz trumpeter who once lived in the East Austin neighbourhood. The 2-acre space is a unique and creative community space managed by Diverse Arts http://www.diversearts.org/

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