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
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. https://www.facebook.com/
*Crucial Prophet is an international reggae band based in Austin representing the art of roots, rock, reggae! https://www.facebook.com/
All events are family-friendly and pet-friendly. There are 5 food trailers are on site:
1) Colombian https://www.facebook.com/
2) African https://www.facebook.com/
3) Mediterranean https://www.facebook.com/
4) Thai https://www.facebook.com/
5) Wild Magnolias Creole Cuisine https://www.facebook.com/
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 http://