Toppa Top 10: The Top Ten Summertime Festivals

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4. Reggae Summerjam (Cologne, Germany; July 4-6)

Coming off a big year last year, Reggae Summerjam in Cologne, Germany has once again put together a stellar lineup that speaks to all eras of reggae, as well as dancehall.  Jimmy Cliff, Konshens, Anthony B, Barrington Levy, Christopher Martin, Dub Inc, Gappy Ranks, Iba Mahr, Johnny Osbourne, Kabaka Pyramid, Konshens, Lutan Fyah, Perfect Giddimani, Raging Fyah, Stylo G and Tanya Stephens top the list of performers, which also includes a handful of acts from outside of reggae in Dilated Peoples and Nneka. Plus all of Germany’s top sounds (Pow Pow Movement, Supersonic Sound) will be present, so you know the vibes will be just right.