Reggaetown 2009 – Lineup Announced

As Reggae and cultural events are blooming in QLD, REGGAETOWN returns as part of the Cairns Festival for 2009. REGGAETOWN 2009 now has the final artist line up, with wicked music from Africa, Jamaica, New Zealand, Vanuatu, Numea, The Torres Straits, Australia and more. The Festival will have a delicious range of food, featuring a mix of global flavours to tickle the tastebud. There will be workshops for kids and adults and some exciting surprises.

To commence the Festival Cairns festivities, REGGAETOWN will have a float in the annual Festival Cairns Parade. It will feature LIVE reggae artists pumping the vibes to the masses before the fireworks display on the Esplanade.

And so the final line up for REGGAETOWN 2009 is:

Katchafire (New Zealand)

Blue King Brown

Anthony B (Jamaica)


Diffuzion (Noumea)

Zennith Boyz

One Africa (King Marong & Lamine Sonoko)

The Djarragun Band


Sol Nation


Vtribe (Tonga/Fiji)

Poetikool Justice

Killa Queens

Dubwize (New Zealand)




Rhythm Collision

Getano Bann (Torres Straits)

Mayi Wunba Dancers

Torttribe featuring Odel Johnson (Jamaica)

Solem Profits

DJ Red


Fat Lip

Billy Dread

A series of REGGAETOWN weekend sideshows will showcase this year, with a number of venues in Cairns adopting the Reggae vibe. These include the Festival Cairns Club, The Salthouse, Brisbane venue the Step Inn, and Cairns favorite The Greenant Cantina. These venues and more will be proudly presenting some REGGAETOWN artists over the week from September 3rd to 12th.

Tickets cost $55 for Adults or $50 for Students – Presale + Booking Fee

More at the door

Kids 13 & under are free with an adult

Doors open at 1pm

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