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ROCKAZ MVMT Presents: Miami Reggae Festival
Saturday, April 30, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)
Coconut Grove, FL
Miami Reggae Festival 2011 will be held on Saturday, April 30 in Peacock Park, coconut Grove, Miami (3pm-11pm).
On stage we will be presenting the amazing Morgan Heritage, Puerto Rico’s Billboard Nominated #1 reggae band - Cultura Profetica, Warrior King, Bonnie Casey, Spam All Stars, Connis Vanterpool, Florida’s 2010 Grammy winners Jahfe and more.
The Miami Reggae Festival will celebrate the arts as we help the less fortunate. we are promoting for the humanitarian efforts of local and national organizations. During the midst of Spring, this event will attract patrons on a local, national and global scale. Miami Reggae Festival is not only a music festival but an awareness drive with the urgency to feed the hungry. We are asking our patrons to contribute to our Food Drive.
This year our Food Drive will be at Curley’s House, an organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for low-to-moderate income individuals, families, the elderly, youth-at-risk, the abused and HIV/AIDS infected individuals by providing bulk food products to needy residents.
To learn more about ROCKAZ MVMT visit our site here.
All times are an estimated and subject to change without notice.
HOSTED BY LANCE O, ROXY ROMEO & RAS ISAIAH
2:00 PM – DOORS OPEN
2:45 PM – SASA DRUM CIRCLE
3:15 PM – MR RJ
3:20 PM – OH GINELLE
3:30 PM – SPAM ALL STARS
4:30 PM – SEKAJIPO
4:45 PM – A LADY NAME PEARL
4:55 PM – EPHNIKO
5:25 PM – KULCHA SHOK MUZIK
5:40 PM – BELA
6:05 PM – SOUL FLOWER/ LEE BROWN
6:25 PM – JAHFE
7:25 PM – DON ONE MUSICAL SHOWCASE
7:40 PM – CULTURA PROFETICA
9:00 PM – JAH STREAM
9:15 PM – MORGAN HERITAGE
10:45 PM – END OF SHOW
When & Where
Universal Message - Music | Universal Vision - Arts | Universal People - Culture
ROCKAZ MVMT is universal people | young strong focused | modern sages | armed with sounds and phrases | using music as our shield | embracing this battlefield | called life | spreading love & compassion | wisdom through rhythms | letting the percussion drum through our existence | we hum and transform resistance | accepting our true self | clinging to previous incarnations | of old warrior roots | spreading truth | it’s now so much clearer | I’m the (wo)man in the mirror | willing to rise to defeat any challenge | bridging gaps - connecting dots | rebels without pause | fast forwarding to change | for future kin | we are history | this is our legacy | the revolution of our generation | we’ll be, infinitely - moving | through your speakers, your screen, your entire being | we’re the bottom - the top and in between | WE ARE: AN INFINITE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE THROUGH MUSIC ARTS & CULTURE.
(Miami, FL April 1, 2011) The people behind Rockaz MVMT, a premier event production company with over 15 years successful events to date, understand the importance of using the transformative force of music to stir social conscience, to actualize social change. That is precisely what they aim to accomplish with the launch of a national Feed the Hungry campaign, using free, first-rate concerts to incentivize people to help feed America’s hungry. The national initiative kicks off right here in Miami, with Miami Reggae Festival, Saturday April 30, 2011 - 3 pm at Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park.
“It’s important we started in our own back yard,” said event organizer Alfonso Brooks. “It’s doubly important we not wait for a natural disaster to recognize the growing hunger epidemic, or to seek out ways to help our brothers and sisters.”
The concert, where the only admission is a minimum donation of two non-perishable food items per person, features a lineup as diverse as Miami itself. From Jamaica - Luciano | Puerto Rico - Cultura Profetica, Colombia - Ephniko, Haiti - Jahfe, Canada Bonnie Casey, Miami - Spam All Stars, St. Maarten - Connis, the musicians themselves represent a collective conscious of cultural awareness, of giving back.
“Hunger knows no color, no creed,” Brooks said. “That’s why it was critical for us to ensure we offer a lineup that reflects the Miami landscape.”
And it is just as important for the benefactor of the event to serve a diverse population, ensuring the core message of unity and humanitarianism. Event organizers chose Curley’s House because of its reach. Curley’s House services the needy across Miami-Dade County, regardless or race, creed, color, religion or sexual orientation.