Island to Highland Reggae Showcase

Location:The Meadow at Highland Brewing Company
Saturday, July 2 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Tasting Room Hours:Open 4:00-10:00PM; Music 6:00-10:00PM (FREE)
Music Style:Reggae
Food Truck:TBA

Saturday, July 2nd


 People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs

No Pets, please!

Come on out for the 4th Annual "ISLAND TO HIGHLAND REGGAE SHOWCASE" in our Meadow.

What to know:
- This is an outdoor festival
- We ask that you bring your own lawn chairs
- Beer, wine, and food will be available for purchase
- No outside alcoholic beverages allowed


6:00-7:00 Station Underground
Wake the town and tell the people, a musical attack is heading your way. Tune your dial to To the top rakin' station... Dubbing it up from the underground! Station Underground bringin' fiya...!  visit website




7:15-8:15 Chalwa
Chalwa plays live in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.Chalwa reggae band is based out of the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina and play a blend of high-energy new school and old school roots reggae. Forming in 2005 Chalwa has released two full-length albums and toured the east coast along with Jamaica. Chalwa has supported: Steel Pulse, SOJA (Soldiers of Jah Army), The Meditations, Bambu Station, Midnite, Groundation, Luciano, Pato Banton, and many more. visit website




8:30-10:00 Redlyte, Ras Ijah Eternalfyah and the Sound Movement Band
Mystic Vibrations play live in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.RedLyte is the stage name for Al Laroche, a Trini-born and Brooklyn raised, Miami resident, whose musical attributes correlate to the changing environments of his upbringing. Having incorporated influences ranging from R&B to Soca, this ‘musical mutant’ as he is often referred by his comrades, possesses a solid, signature sound consisting of polyphonic texture, in any vocal range he desires, together with dominant lyrics and powerful harmonies. visit website

Ras Ijah Eternal Fyah offers a cross generational appeal as he extends a positive spiritual message. A native of Trinidad & Tobago with a list of accomplishments attributable to both his life and music, his first album “Judgement Time” was released in 2002, Ras Ijah was nominated for Reggae Artist of the year (Irwarna Music Awards), only to repeat the feat as Reggae Artist of the year nominee (2012 A.I.R.M Awards) after releasing album "Lightning & Thundah". To appreciate Ras Ijah's music you must identify and relate to Rastafari which is the very core of his music. Ras Ijah Eternal Fyah advocates for social change while simultaneously allowing listeners to forget their troubles and express themselves through harmony and dance. visit website

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