Toppa Top 10: Top 10 Summertime Reggae Festivals

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1.Reggae Sumfest (Montego Bay, Jamaica), July 17-23


The largest annual music festival in Jamaica, MoBay’s Reggae Sumfest has been the biggest summertime music institution in the Caribbean virtually since its inception in 1993. Although critics complain that it isn’t what it used to be, emphasizing American R&B and hip-hop over dancehall and reggae, this four-night event is still one of the best and most popular excuses for a mid-summer flight to Jamaica. The current incarnation of the event takes place over four nights–a Saturday night Beach Party to kick things off,  then Dancehall Night the following Thursday and two different International nights on Friday and Saturday. We’re still waiting on the details of this year’s lineup, though…