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Rastaplas 2017
July 22 - 23, 2017 from 12.00 in Noord Aa (Zoetermeer)

The new edition of Rastaplas Festival which will take 2 days! Saturday July 22 there will be the Rastaplas Festival as we know it. This year the organization added Sunday July 23 to give chance to more local talent and artists.

Black Star Sound will be present again. Also Joggo and Exile Di Brave will be on stage!

Program Rastaplas - Saturday 22 July 2017:
12:00 DJ: Sticky Sound Crew / Reggae Barbie
13:30 Band: Jampara & The Batalion
15:00 DJ: Black Star Sound / Den-Den & MC Jahforth
15:45 Band: Roots Creation
17:15 DJ: Sticky Sound Crew / Reggae Barbie
18:00 Band: Exile Di Brave
19:30 DJ: Black Star Sound / Den-Den & MC Jahforth
20:15 Band: Joggo & Jahvolution band
21:45 DJ: Messenjah Sound / Donna Lee
22:30 Band: The Twinkle Brothers

Program Rastaplas - Sunday 23 July 2017:
13:00 DJ: Reggaebomb Crew
14:00 Band: Roots Palmera
15:30 DJ: Reggaebomb Crew
16:30 Band: Toe Maar
18:00 DJ: Reggaebomb Crew
19:00 Band: Black Slate

Address: Noord Aa - Zoetermeer - Holland (Check map here)

More info: Rastaplas

Line up

Performing artists:

 
Jampara & The Batalion (Burundi/Holland)
Jampara plays in a typical African Roots Reggae style, he calls it 'Fire in the Wire'! The combination of reggae and Burundi-drums is unique.
 

 
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.
 

 
Exile Di Brave (Jamaica)
Exile Di Brave is a young Jamaican reggae artist, born in Portmore (near Kingston). In 1999 he started to rap as the hip hop genre took a big step in Jamaican culture. Nowadays he is touring Europe, in 2015 he performed at Reggae Geel (Belgium) and Rototom Sunsplash (Spain).
 
 
DJ's:

 
Skank Around Sound (The Netherlands)
Skank Around Sound feat. DJ Dab spins his tunes regularly at reggae events and -concerts in The Melkweg (Amsterdam). Besides that, Dab also organizes Reggaebomb (Utrecht).
 

 
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!