ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK

NEWS AND SPECIALS

Back to Antigua Sailing Week

DAMIAN MARLEY TO HEADLINE ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK’S REGGAE IN THE PARK
Thursday 20th April 2017

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, (April 11, 2017) - Internationally acclaimed reggae artist, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, the youngest son of the legendary Bob Marley – is set to headline the eighth edition of Antigua Sailing Week’s Reggae in the Park. The concert is one of the most highly anticipated events on the Antigua Sailing Week party calendar.

The award-winning Grammy artist will head up the main stage on Tuesday, May 2nd, and is expected to take partygoers on a musical journey filled with the pulsating rhythms of reggae music.

Antigua Sailing Week Events Manager, Omari Harrigan said: “The 50th Edition is indeed a monumental year, the only thing that could augment this is securing a major international headline act for our famous Reggae in the Park. Spectators will certainly be satisfied with this awesome performer”.

Marley has been working on delivering his fourth solo studio album, titled Stony Hill that is expected to feature singles like Nail Pon Cross, Roar Fi A Cause, Caution and Everybody Wants To Be Somebody.

This follow-up album will come eleven years after Marley’s record, Welcome to Jamrock earned him a 2006 Grammy Award for the Best Reggae Album and for the Best Urban/Alternative Performance.

Opening acts for this year’s concert will also include Zambai, Daina Barnes, Promise, Drastic, Rico & Muzik 4 Play (RM4P), Eddie Mello and DJ Tanny.

“The Antigua Sailing Week organizing committee also want to thank the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and all our sponsors and contributors for their generous support to help make this 50th Edition a truly memorable one”, Harrigan added.

Antigua Sailing Week’s Reggae in the Park will be hosted in historic Nelson’s Dockyard. The concert has exploded in popularity since its start in 2010 and has, over the years drawn crowds of almost 4,000 strong. In the past it has featured an array of celebrated reggae performers such as Third World, Maxi Priest and Shaggy.

Early bird tickets are available for EC$95/US$38 until April 28th via the TickeTing App, at Townhouse Megastore, Super Power, 306 in Heritage Quay, Harper's Office Depot branches, Shabby Chic in Jolly Harbour and the Antigua Sailing Week office at 102 Harbour Walk, Dockyard Drive.

General Admission tickets purchased at the door will be EC$135/US$50, and the All-inclusive VIP tickets cost - EC$350/US$130 (Johnnie Walker is sponsoring the all-inclusive VIP experience).

For a full entertainment lineup check out the shoreside party schedule. Follow Antigua Sailing Week on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Click here for all News and Specials for Antigua Sailing Week

 
connect with antiguanice.com
FacebookTwitterYoutubeNewsletterRSS

contact
NAME: Antigua Sailing Week
TEL: +1 (268) 734-6366
EMAIL: info@sailingweek.com
        or: info@sailingweek.com
FIND US ON: Facebook
WEBSITE: Click here

news and specials

HARPER'S SCHOOL ART COMPETITION LAUNCHES WITH STOP PLASTIC POLLUTION MESSAGE

Friday 16th February 2018
The ASW 51st annual School Art Competition has a new title sponsor....
Read More

GILL RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH ASW

Wednesday 14th February 2018
The leading technical apparel brand & manufacturing company has extended its partnership for the 201...
Read More

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK

Wednesday 14th February 2018
Positions available in administration, entertainment, individual transportation, and much more. ...
Read More

YOUTH TO KEELBOAT PROGRAMME LAUNCHES FOR ASW

Friday 19th January 2018
Deadline for submissions is February 9th, 2018....
Read More

ASW - CHARTER OPPORTUNITIES & FLIGHT DEALS

Friday 12th January 2018
More than 65 teams from all over the world have already committed to the 51st edition of Antigua Sai...
Read More

All News Stories and Specials


photo gallery
To view more photos of Antigua Sailing Week click here View Image Gallery

video
Antigua Sailing Week 2014: The Wrap-Up


whats on

GUADELOUPE TO ANTIGUA RACE & PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY

Friday 27th April 2018. Read More

ASW - ROUND ANTIGUA RACE

Saturday 28th April 2018. Read More

ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2018

Sunday 29th April 2018. Read More

ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2018

Monday 30th April 2018. Read More

ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2018

Tuesday 1st May 2018. Read More

All Whats On Listings