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Reggae Rise Up 2018 in St. Petersburg heats up with a great line-up

By Anita Stewart, Rock At Night Tampa

Rock at Night plans on covering Reggae Rise Up 2018 in St. Petersburg’s Vinoy Park for the first time on March 16-18, 2018. This is one of the biggest and best reggae line-ups you will see at any festival anywhere. This is RRUF’s fourth year in town and will be a full length three day event; each day scheduled from the early afternoon and extending to late evening. There has been a lot of hype surrounding this much larger event.

With announcements beginning early in November 2017, the following artists complete the lineup: Rebelution, Nahko and Medicine for the PeopleTribal Seeds, Jesse Royal, Mike LoveRDGLDGRN, Nattali RizeNew Kingston, Katastro, Iya TerraTropidelic, Jungle Man Sam, Summer SurvivorsDamian “Jr. Gong” MarleyEasy Star All Stars, Matisyahu, J Boog, SOJACollie Buddz, The Expendables, Raging Fyah, Ozomatli, SiderealResinated, Zander, Noneed, Badda Skat and Kash’d Out.

March seems to be a great month for music in the Tampa Bay area with organizers and festival goers taking advantage of the comfortable cooler weather and sunny skies. The Gasparilla Music Festival happens the week before at Curtis Hixon Park and Rock at Night will be there, too! If you love Reggae and socially conscious music with a diverse lineup and exceptional international artists, don’t miss this!

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Anita grew up in a rock and roll radio station that her father owned and has a musical family. Spent a few years singing back up. Now sings in the shower! She is a USAF veteran and was elected to local office and worked as staff on three presidential campaigns as a Social Media and Virtual Outreach expert. Plays a variety of musical instruments including ukulele and she loves drum circles. Her fave music genres are all of them--Alternative to Zydeco. Promotes bands and independent artists through ANITA STEWART PROMOTIONS and independent female musicians, singers and songwriters through YES SHE ROCKS. Writes, fights for peace, human rights, a green environment, pure water, clean food. Knits, paints, attends concerts and open jams and explores in nature with her camera. She has recently retired but no rocking chair for her! She has been reporting for Rock at Night since 2014.

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