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12TH Annual Irie Music Festival Reggae Toronto

12TH Annual Irie Music Festival Reggae Toronto

Opening Ceremonies of 12TH Annual Irie Music Festival
Showcases Toronto’s Reggae Pioneers

Toronto, ON~ FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 – TD IRIE Music Festival Founder and Artistic Director, Phil Vassell and Canadian reggae music’s most celebrated artists officially kick-off the 12th Annual TD IRIE Music Festival TODAY at 12 Noon. This special showcase celebrates the legendary Queen Street West bands that pioneered the Toronto-centric reggae sound which continue to influence today’s music scene including Magic!’s #1 Billboard Top 100 hit Rude.

What:
Opening remarks
Live performance by a who’s who of Toronto’s reggae elite
Followed by interview opportunities
When:
Friday, August 1, 2014
12:00 Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Where:
Nathan Phillips Square
City Hall
100 Queen Street West

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Who:
Phil Vassell – TD IRIE Music Festival Founder and Artistic Director

Fergus Hambleton, JoJo Bennett and members of the Sattalites
Rupert “Ojiji” Harvey and Carl Harvey of Messenjah
Adrian “Sheriff” Miller, 20th Century Rebels/Earth, Roots & Water
Rudi Quammie Willliams, Truth and Rights
Jason Wilson, Tabarruk
Michael St. George
Lillian Allen
Lorraine Segato, Parachute Club

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