The Ottawa Reggae Festival takes place every year at Lebreton Flats Festival Park in the heart of downtown Ottawa, Canada. The festival will be held from August 20, 2010 at 5:00pm until August 22 at 11:00pm.
This year’s festival will feature reggae, dancehall, reggaeton, soca, R&B, and hip hop, with live performances by leading artists such as Biggie Irie, Barrington Levy, Sean Paul, Tarrus Riley, and Ky-Mani Marley. At the festival, Marley will also have a book signing of his newly published memoir Dear Dad (2010). [See Ky-Mani Marley Book Tour: “Dear Dad”.]
The Ottawa Reggae Festival is a non-profit, volunteer driven, three-day music festival held to promotes cultural arts and diversity in Canada’s National Capital Region, showcasing international artists while maintaining Canadian content. The festival is committed to initiating cultural events, encouraging community involvement. The organizers are also committed to reducing environmental impact by using ecologically sustainable management.
For more information about the festival and full schedule, see http://www.ottawareggaefestival.com/event.html