Roots, Rum n Reggae event

Join this out-of-the ordinary gathering and let yourself go with the sounds of reggae/dub and djembe beats, next to the campfire with  ital food and rum.

Roots reggae is much more than only a style of music, it represents a rich culture, it is a way of life.  This unique event celebrates both the music and culture of reggae with a host of reggae DJs, a djembe group, a juggling collective, specially-prepared ital food, rum (a truly Caribbean drink) and campfire  – a feast of all senses. Next to that Freegan Kolektiva’s very own DJ Life Fabrik will hit the decks for a special roots/rub-a-dub/heavy dub session.

The gathering takes place in Beit Bil Batroun (half a kilometer up the street from Batroun Arts Center), Batroun, Lebanon coming Saturday 13 October.

More specifically on the program:

DJ line up:

  • Dubdoob
  • Life Fabrik
  • Dub Snakkr
  • Radioweebee

Hosted by: MC Double A The Preacherman

West African djembe rhythms by Jebebara

Fire show by Beirut Juggles

The event will be catered by Firas Abi Ghanem A.K.A Firas Yatbokh (the Good Food Collective) with an open rum bar courtesy of Havana Club.

Credits for the organization go to Stronghold Sound imprint – Freegan Kolektiva has reviewed one of the label’s releases (Bondi Blaster, you can read the full review here).

This gathering offers a unique opportunity to enjoy and promote roots music and culture in Lebanon, where they are severely underrepresented –  it serves also as a meeting point for the Lebanese reggae/dub/roots community to unite and join forces.

All locals and travelers in Lebanon are kindly invited to join!


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