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Inner Circle and JaRIA Bring Reggae Month to South Florida 2023
01/31/2023 by Press Release
To celebrate Black History Month, the Bad Boys of Reggae Inner Circle and Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) are presenting Reggae Month Miami during the entire month of February. The goal of Reggae Month Miami is to bring awareness to the entire South Florida community. Reggae Month Miami will offer FREE live music, meet and greets with reggae performers, networking and a conference in South Florida. Reggae Month Miami will highlight Jamaican artists, business and entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
As part of Reggae Month Miami, Inner Circle will be releasing two singles to honor reggae legends Mykal Rose and Beres Hammond. Beres Hammond’s One Step Ahead honors classic reggae and will be released on February 10. Mykal Rose’s single Reality showcases reggae roots and culture and will also be released by Inner Circle in late February.
Reggae Month Miami Schedule of Events:
Wednesday, February 1: 7 pm to 9pm networking and book launch signing “Prove ‘Em Wrong” by Andrew Minott; 9 pm music by Rory Stone Love, DJs plus surprise guest performances and celebrities. (Racket - 150 NW 24th Street, Miami).
Saturday, February 4: 12pm to 10pm; In partnership with North Miami CRA, Bigg Zound will be providing lighting and sound Stage Lighting at the Caribe Arts Fest celebrating live Music, art, Kid zone and food. (Caribearts, Griffings Park - 12220 Griffing Blvd, North Miami).
Wednesday, February 8: 7 pm to 9pm networking; 9 pmVeteran DJs Waggy T and Jazzy T. (Racket - 150 NW 24th Street, Miami).
Wednesday, February 15: 7 pm to 9pm networking and beauty expo; 9 pm The Battle of the Bands with live performances from Jemere Morgan and Yaadcore plus many more. (Racket - 150 NW 24th Street, Miami).
Saturday, February 18: Doors open at 9 pm Reggae vs. Reggaeton Hosted by Safari with DJs and surprise guest performances with Reggae and Latin fusion. (Casa Tiki Bar and Lounge - 1728 SW 8th Street, Miami).
Tuesday, February 21: Doors open at 6 pm; Performances start at 7 pm Pre Ash Wednesday Gospel Spectacular with Mr. Gallimore, Glacia Robinson, Omari, Jabez, Prodigial Son and Carlene Davis hosted by Tommy Cohen. (Miramar Cultural Center - 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar).
Wednesday, February 22: 7 pm to 9pm networking; 9 pm DJs plus Miami’s hottest producers. (Racket - 150 NW 24th Street, Miami).
Sunday, February 26: Global Awakening Conference, 11an to 1pm lite bites and networking; 1pm to 3pm up close panel discussions and interview with Jamaican artist Mykal Rose. (Miramar City Hall - 2300 Civic Center Pl, Miramar).
Sunday, February 26: Reggae Month Jam Finale Event Presented by Inner Circle: Doors open at 3 pm, concert at 4 pm. Free outdoor festival and concert with performances by Mykal Rose and many more. Miramar Readiness Center -(5001 Flamingo Road, Miramar).
Tuesday, February 28: Inner Circle will be honored as an exceptional reggae band leader of culture and entertainment with the Stalwart Award at the Jamaica International Music Awards in Sunrise at 6 pm. (*only event with a fee).
Reggae Month was first celebrated in Jamaica in 2008 by JaRIA. It is important to Inner Circle to bring Reggae Month to Miami for the South Florida community to celebrate and bring awareness to the reggae industry. “We want to offer this platform for local reggae and regggaeton artists to entertain everyone who is interested in the culture and bring awareness to music and showcase traditions. We also wanted to offer an opportunity for networking every Wednesday as part of the festivities,” said Ian Lewis, co-founder of Inner Circle.
Sound, Stage & Lighting for all Reggae Month Miami events is being provided by Bigg Zound. For more information please visit, Instagram at @biggzound.
For Reggae Month Miami information, please visit Instagram @reggaemonthmiami. All events are free but must RSVP for each Reggae Month Miami event at CARIBTIX.com. The only event that is not complimentary with RSVP is the Jamaica International Music Awards on February 28th.