Words by Eddie STATS Houghton
LargeUp and Okayplayer are offering you the chance to win a free pair of tickets to the 25th Annual edition of the legendary JazzReggae Fest at UCLA (No. 4 on our Toppa Top 10 list of best summertime reggae festivals), which takes place this coming Sunday May 29th and Monday May 30th (don’t worry, it’s Memorial Day–school’s out). The line-up on “Jam Day” includes Lupe Fiasco, Little Dragon, Bilal, Talib Kweli, and Pharoahe Monch. “Reggae Day” (Monday) features Gyptian, Steel Pulse, Tanya Stephens, Los Rakas, J Boog and Wailing Souls. Whew.
To enter your name in the drawing, just tweet the following phrase: I want 2 win tix to the 25th ann #JazzReggae festival @ UCLA this Sun & Mon thanks to @largeupdotcom and @okayplayer! (you have to follow us both to qualify and so we can DM you if you win). We will collect all entries and choose a winner by Friday 3pm EST (again: be sure to follow us to receive details on how to collect your tickets! )
IN ADDITION: one lucky winner will also receive a photo pass so you can be all up in the mix of action capturing this epic line-up of live performers…pics to share with your unborn kids when you explain how they were conceived when Gyptian did an encore of “Hold Yuh” at JazzReggae fest 2011. Repeat: winners will be chosen THIS FRIDAY so commence to tweeting!