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Roots Reggae Festival 2017
July 7 - 9, 2017 in A la Ferme Beriot (Hensies - BE)

The Roots Reggae Festival in Belgium is a charity event, organized by Regard sur l'Autre Asbl (aid to children and the poor).

As in 2015, BLACK STAR SOUND will be present and we also bring two Dutch Reggae bands: REBEL JAM and JOGGO!

Other performing artists are THE TWINKLE BROTHERS and many more! For full line-up, check here.

REBEL JAM will perform on Saturday 8 July (21:00h), followed by THE TWINKLE BROTHERS (23:00h), BLACK STAR SOUND will close the night (from 00:30h till late). JOGGO will perform on Sunday 9 July (21:00h).

Address: A la Ferme Beriot
Rue de Fayt 33 - Montroeul sur Haine
7350 Hensies - Belgium

More info: Roots Reggae Festival / Facebook

Line up

Performing artists:

 
Joggo (Surinam/Holland)
Joggo introduced himself to the reggae audience in 2008 after the release off the mixtape Beware. The song Beware (Kingdom riddim) had a huge international impact and peaked at the #2 position in the official German reggae charts for weeks.
 

 
Rebel Jam (The Netherlands)
The founder of Rebel Jam is Robby Pinas, bass player in Jampara's Batalion band. This band consists of 8 members and is bringing pure roots rock reggae music.
 
 
DJ:

 
Black Star Sound (The Netherlands)
Black Star Sound is a roots reggae sound, based in Amsterdam (Holland). Selector Den-Den loves vinyl and has a huge 7-single collection. Black Star Sound also has a nice dubplate selection box! On stage Den-Den is often assisted by MC's and talented singers. Besides Jamaican riddims Black Star Sound also plays their own productions.
 
 
MCs:

 
Jahforth (Jamaica/Holland)
Jahforth is a Jamaican singer/MC. He is a real 'nyabinghi roots man'. Spiritual influences can be heard when he is on the mic. Since 2014 Jahforth can be seen and heard regularly with Black Star Sound!
 

 
Michelle (The Netherlands)
Michelle Boekhout van Solinge is the founder of Black Star Foundation. She is mostly working on management and bookings for artists/bands, (online) promotion, organisation of events and development of new talent. Michelle is also giving musical lectures and is MC for Black Star Sound!