Rejoice Reggae Month with Reggae Family tree Live performance Occasion

Plantation, Florida – On Saturday, February 10, 2024, in celebration of Reggae Month, the story of the Caribbean’s most prolific music style shall be offered to South Florida in a daring new means. The inaugural historic retrospective and live performance occasion “Reggae Family tree – The Origins, Evolution and Affect of Jamaican Music”.

Reggae Genealogy, Discover the Origins and Impact of Reggae Music
A reggae band performs for an engaged viewers. | Picture: George D. Horton (Island Syndicate)

A Mix of Leisure and Training

Reggae Family tree” is produced by Island SPACE Caribbean Museum. It is going to be offered within the metropolis of Plantation, Florida. This occasion will showcase reside performances, archival video parts and up to date narratives for a totally immersive expertise.

The three-hour showcase will hint the early beginnings of in style Jamaican music, previous to Jamaican independence from Britain in 1962, to the current. Bearing on mento, ska, Nyabinghi, rocksteady, lover’s rock, dub, reggae and dancehall. The showcase may even spotlight the affect of Jamaican music on genres similar to hip hop, reggaeton, EDM and Afrobeats.

Reggae Family tree Companions

This occasion is offered in partnership with Broward Mall. As well as, it’s made potential partly by the help of the State of Florida, Division of State, Division of Arts and Tradition, the Florida Council on Arts and Tradition, the Institute of Museum and Library Providers, and the Broward County Cultural Division. Plus, “King” George Jograj, Dr. Lydia Malcom of Genuine Behavioral Well being LLC, and her husband, Mr. Waynewright Malcolm, and the next funds on the Neighborhood Basis of Broward: Judith Cornfeld Fund for the Arts, Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund, The Frederick A. DeLuca Basis Broward Neighborhood Fund and Samuel F. Morrison Neighborhood Affect Fund.

To execute the inaugural staging of Reggae Family tree, Island SPACE has assembled an skilled crew of specialists. Specialists in reggae music historical past, occasion manufacturing and enterprise. The crew contains Lloyd Stanbury – one of many founders of Reggae Month and of the primary Jamaican all-reggae radio station, IRIE FM, and Calibe Thompson and David I. Muir – the previous producers of The Style the Islands Expertise culinary competition, and co-founders of Island SPACE. Different crew members embody authors, documentarians, tv and video producers and radio personalities.

Reggae Family tree will happen within the northeast parking zone of the Broward Mall, 8000 W Broward Blvd, Plantation.

The gates open at 3 p.m. with showtime at 6 p.m. Afternoon attendees can get pleasure from a panel dialogue and excursions of Island SPACE Caribbean Museum contained in the Broward Mall. Discover normal, sponsorship, vendor and volunteer info at