Partial line-up for the Montreal International Reggae Festival’s special 14th edition

Montreal June 7, 2017 – On the forthcoming weekend of August 18, 19 and 20th, the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) presents its 14th edition, once again under the banner United Against Violence and featuring once again international artists from all genres. Here’s an overview of MIRF 2017’s partial line-up… Continue reading

MIRF returns with its 14th edition for Montreal’s 375th with reggae’s hottest performers

Montreal, April 26, 2017 – On August 18, 19 and 20, the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) will present its 14th edition at the Old Port of Montreal, maintaining its theme United Against Violence. This year promises yet again the highest calibre of Jamaican and West Indian talent, spanning the… Continue reading

The Montreal International Reggae Festival brings the Old Port to life

The Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) brings The Old Port of Montreal to life August 26, 27, 28 with the sweet sounds of Reggae and Dancehall for their 13th annual music festival! Headliners at this years’ festival are Cocoa Tea, Mavado, Barrington Levy, Elephant Man, Sanchez, Spragga Benz, Vershon, Romain… Continue reading

The Montreal Int’l Reggae festival Serves up Extraordinary Talent for 2016

Montreal, June 7, 2016 – On August 26, 27 and 28, the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) will roll out its 13th edition at the Old Port of Montreal – maintaining the theme, United Against Violence. This year promises a great caliber of Reggae Artists spanning the genres of Roots,… Continue reading

An epic 12th edition of the Montreal International Reggae Festival

For the 12th consecutive year, The Old Port of Montreal vibrated to the sweet sounds of reggae music with the best international artists, this year under clever skies! On Friday, after solid performances from Kaisha Lee, Face-T and his band as well as Jah Cutta, Beres Hammond was once again… Continue reading

Shabba Ranks – Biography

Shabba Ranks, whose real name is Rexton Rawlston Fernando Gordon, was born on January 17, 1966 in the parish of St. Ann, Jamaica. He made his debut on Admiral Tibet’s sound sytem Roots Melody. In 1985, he recorded his first title Heat Under Sufferers Feet under the pseudonym Co-Pilot. He… Continue reading

Lady Saw – Biography

There are so many names for Lady Saw: The Queen of Dancehall, The First Lady of Dancehall or this latest one: Mama Saw. The latest name, however, is quite befitting at this point in her career because she is the matriarch for all female dancehall deejays, and arguably some female… Continue reading

Exco Levi – Biography

Exco Levi was born Wayne Ford Levy on June 7, 1981 in Manchester and grew up in Clarendon, Jamaica. Singing is in Wayne’s blood as his father, “Professor Wayne” Levy,  was also an artist and sound system DJ. Exco’s musical tastes include listening to and appreciating the lyricism and talent… Continue reading

Montreal International Reggae Festival announces four headliners

Montreal, May 8, 2015– For its 12th edition, held from Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16 at Montreal’s Old Port, The Montreal International Reggae Festival is proud to announce the confirmation of four of Jamaica’s biggest international superstars to its line-up: Friday, August 14 Beres Hammond On opening night,… Continue reading