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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Dontty Lakina, a drummer of Outlaws 1&1, performs for the crowd at Ray’s Place in downtown Kent, Ohio, for Reggae Fest on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

Kent hosts reggae jam festival

Angelo Angel April 24, 2016

Despite Friday's rain, Kent Reggae Jam Festival held its annual celebration throughout the downtown area.The festival celebrated reggae music throughout 13 locations. Water Street Tavern, Tree City Coffee...

Kent to host annual reggae festival

Angelo Angel April 17, 2016

Main Street Kent and Crooked River Arts Council will host its annual Kent Reggae, Island and Jam Band Music Festival this Friday.The festival will take place with over 13 participating venues, including...

Downtown Kent hosts live reggae and more at music festival

Bailey Purpura November 13, 2015

More than 14 different locations in downtown Kent joined together Friday evening with different reggae musicians to present the Reggae Jam Music Festival.Many locations hosted different types of music...

Reggae Music

A Gumbo Gala: Reggae Meltdown celebrates the many strains of Island music

Mark Oprea November 11, 2014

Reggae music, born in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica during the 1960s, has always been a music of the people. From its Marley-born Rastafarian roots to its evolution into ska and seeping into punk rock,...

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