Reggae on West Beach is a 4-Part Summer Series featuring DJs spinning the best in the reggae styles of rocksteady, roots, rubadub, and dancehall. The event will run on Sundays: May 26, June 30, July 28, and Aug. 25, from 3pm-7pm. The final event will feature a live reggae band in August. The event will be held at the West Beach Pavilion located at 215 W. Rodney French Blvd. across from Hazelwood Park. Two additional music events have been added as part of the new West Beach Music Series on July 14th and August 11th.
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***May 26th: DJ Ranking Z 3pm-5pm and DJ Blendah 5pm-7pm***
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May 26 Reggae DJs – DJ Ranking Z & DJ Blendah
June 30 Reggae DJs – DJ Silent Assassin Ja & DJ Realm
July 14 Live Bands – El Caribe Steel Drum Ensemble & Harmony Band (Cape Verdean music)
July 28 Reggae DJs – BabyMatt & Junior Rodigan
August 11 Live Band – Felix Brown Band – Funk, Soul, Motown, Modern
August 25 Reggae Band + DJ (last show of season) – DJ Shzz Mack & The Naya Rockers
*line up is subject to change
Patrons are encouraged to bring beach chairs and towels, and groove to the vibes. Food trucks will offer a variety of delicious local offerings. Food trucks include JA PATTY RI Catering and Events (Jamaican food), Izzy’s Restaurant (Cape Verdean food) Food Truck, Dorothy Cox selling Del’s Lemonade, Cool Licks, and more to be announced. Please no smoking or alcohol.
Parking: Guests need Summer Parking Permits to park on W. Rodney French. Free parking is available in the two Hazelwood Park parking lots located on Brock Ave. and at the W. Rodney French Blvd. entrance to the Cove Walk bike path. Overflow parking at the boat ramp lot on W Rodney French Blvd south of the pavilion. Parking is limited in residential areas. Overflow parking available at the boat ramp lot on W. Rodney French south of Pavilion/bathhouse. If you would like to purchase a Summer Parking Pass please contact NB Parks & Rec at 508-961-3015. Passes **will occasionally** be sold during the event under the Pavilion.
Good to Know Productions, in partnership with the City of New Bedford Parks, Recreation, and Beaches, will host the 2019 Reggae on West Beach Summer Series at the West Beach Pavilion located at 215 W. Rodney French Blvd. across from Hazelwood Park.
City of New Bedford
New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches
Mass Cultural Council
New Bedford Local Cultural Council
Dartmouth Cultural Council
Community Economic Development Center
White Star Audio
This program is supported in part by a grant from the New Bedford Local Cultural Council and Dartmouth Cultural Council, two local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council.
Interested in sponsoring? Contact ReggaeOnWestBeach@gmail.com or call 508-817-1817.