In Jamaica, Reggae Sumfest is set for July 13-19, 2014, with stage shows from Thursday to Saturday at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay. The festival begins with a beach party at Aquasol Beach, the All-White Party on Tuesday at Pier 1, and stage shows from Thursday to Saturday at Catherine Hall. As The Gleaner reports, “the 22nd staging of the ‘Greatest Reggae Show on Earth’ will be buzzing with some of reggae’s biggest names.” These include Busy Signal, Sanchez, and Freddie McGregor [shown in this order in photos included here].
The long-awaited return of Busy Signal to the Sumfest stage is set to complement the comeback of other performers and legends in their own right, Sanchez and Freddie McGregor.
[. . .] Busy will be making his first appearance at the festival since 2009 and comes in on the back of his platinum single Bumaye with Major Lazer. Busy will perform on Thursday, July 17, as part of Dancehall Night.
The Big Ship captain, singer, musician and producer, Freddie McGregor, is also set to grace the Reggae Sumfest stage on International Night II. McGregor, in speaking about the upcoming performance, said patrons can expect his old hits mixed with a few surprises.
[. . .] Kevin Jackson, aka Sanchez, will hit the Reggae Sumfest stage this year after a nine-year absence. Sanchez has become one of Jamaica’s treasured vocalists and possesses a massive collection of perennial hits such as Never Dis The Man, Frenzy and I Can’t Wait (You Say You Love Me). Sanchez will make his return to the stage on International Night II, Saturday July 19. [. . .]
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