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International Grooves' Women in Reggae: Rae of Light and Isistren

Women in Reggae

Who: DiverseArts
What: International Grooves' Women in Reggae: Rae of Light and Isistren (plus some guest homeboys, Crucial Prophet)
Where: Kenny Dorham's Backyard
               1106 East 11th Street
               Austin Texas 78702

When: Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 (Every 1st Saturday)
               6:00 PM - 12:00AM
Contact Info: 512-538-5657

Every 1st Saturday at Kenny Dorham's Backyard we celebrate International Grooves! Join us on September 3rd for a special showcase of women in reggae! Come earlier in the day for the Labor Day weekend reggae dj clash -- Lionway Crew vs Emperor Sound -- starting at noon!
6:30-8 Rae of Light
8:30-10 Isistren
10:30-12 Crucial Prophet
Only $10 to get in! BYOB! (Bring your own alcoholic beverages of choice!) 5 food trailers on site. All events are FAMILY-FRIENDLY! (Kids get in free!)

*Rae of Light plays San Martian Dub Musiq in the Key of Love. Their reggae jams feature the lovely and talented Raelea McClung on vocals, bringing a soul element to the mix! The band is comprised of members of the Goodwill Souljahs.

*Isistren is a female reggae band whose international mix of cultures, ideas and languages fuse a unique and soulful sound that is grounded in roots music. and

*Crucial Prophet is an international reggae band based in Austin representing the art of roots, rock, reggae!

All events are family-friendly and pet-friendly. There are 5 food trailers are on site:
1) Colombian
2) African
3) Mediterranean
4) Thai
5) Wild Magnolias Creole Cuisine
This event is BYOB! There is a liquor store across the street plus a Quickie Pickie on the next corner with a cafe and a great take-away snacks and beer selection.

*Kenny Dorham's Backyard was named after a legendary jazz trumpeter who once lived in the East Austin neighbourhood. The 2-acre space is a unique and creative community space managed by Diverse Arts

Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 18:00 to Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 01:00

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