News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. Aug. 4, 2023: SummerStage in Central Park, NY, is set to reverberate with the captivating rhythms and uplifting messages of reggae music once again as VP Records brings back the highly anticipated “Dub Rockers Roots Reggae Review” to the iconic outdoor venue.
Reggae enthusiasts can mark their calendars for August 12, when the free concert will light up Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield from 6 to 10 p.m. VP Records, a prominent reggae music label known for its commitment to the genre, has partnered with New York City’s City Parks Foundation to present this musical extravaganza.
Reggae Singer Anthony B is set to perform. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
The SummerStage series, known for showcasing music that represents the cultural diversity of New York City, has been a beloved tradition for almost four decades. And this year, reggae fans are in for a treat as the Dub Rockers Roots Reggae Review promises to bring an unforgettable experience. The star-studded line-up features reggae legends Anthony B and Chuck Fender, who will share the stage with rising stars F.Y.A.H., Blvk H3ro, Soul Rebel Project, Jamrock Starz, and DJ Empress Breeze. The combination of classic reggae icons and contemporary talents is sure to create an electrifying atmosphere that celebrates the essence of reggae music.
But there’s more to this event than just fantastic performances. The concert also marks the official revival of VP Records’ Dub Rockers imprint. Launched in 2011 with the aim of bridging the gap between Jamaican and international reggae artists and audiences, Dub Rockers is committed to nurturing talent and promoting the richness of reggae and dub music.
Leading the way with the Dub Rockers vision is F.Y.A.H., the latest project of Delroy “Pele” Hamilton, known for his role as co-founder, leader, and bassist of the esteemed Jamaican band, Raging Fyah. Collaborating with bandmates guitarist Nicolas Groskopf and vocalist Elton Earlington, F.Y.A.H. is gearing up to release their debut album, “Free Your Authentic Heart,” later this year.
SummerStage’s Central Park concert will become a mesmerizing celebration of reggae’s cultural significance, uniting music lovers from various backgrounds to revel in the infectious beats and positive vibes of the genre. Join VP Records and the City Parks Foundation for an enchanting evening under the stars, as reggae returns to SummerStage, spreading the spirit of love, unity, and soulful rhythms throughout New York City.
For more information and updates on the concert, visit https://cityparksfoundation.org/events/vp-records-roots-reggae-review/