26th -28th


Kings Park

King’s Park Dr Bournemouth BH7 6JB

Welcome to

Bournemouth Reggae Weekender

Bournemouth Reggae Weekender is Bournemouth’s #1 Reggae in the park event. 

Bournemouth Reggae Weekender is an independently run 3-day unique occasion to celebrate the diverse African-Caribbean culture and heritage in Bournemouth through Reggae music with a full range of entertainment and traditional activities that supports creative arts and performing artists through music, poetry, storytelling, and dance workshops.

Proudly presented by Afro*disiac Live Radio, a non-profit venture dedicated to delivering exceptional cultural experiences.


Bournemouth Reggae

Artists Announcements 2024

Dawn Penn

Dawn Penn  is most known for her single “You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No)”which became a worldwide hit in 1994.


Christopher Ellis

CHRISTOPHER LAMOUR ELLIS was born the youngest male progeny to “The Godfather of Jamaican Rocksteady”, the late ALTON ELLIS. 

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Stylo G

Stylo G the #1 UK Dancehall Artist. Always looking to push creativity over the limit. Call him a yardie!

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David Rodigan

 David Rodigan is the original Reggae selector and soundclash champion. 45 Years in Reggae. BBC Radio 1Xtra


Reggae Roast

Reggae Roast are one of the UKs leading Reggae / Dancehall & Jungle Soundsystem crews. 

Ras Kwame

DJ and Host at CapitalXtra for the Reggae Recipe show Ras will be hosting the stage Sat 29th July at Kings Park

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Robbo Ranx

Known to the Reggae & Dancehall world as Robbo Ranx, Roger Robinson has grown to be the UK’s biggest Dancehall selectors and one of the most enduring characters on the radio

Martin Jay

Martin aka Big Pappy considers himself a Caribbean Music specialist and has interviewed a vast number of Caribbean artists 


Davda (Pure Vibes)

Davda currently broadcasts on KISS Dancehall Show, Sunday nights (11 pm-1 am) nationwide on FM, DAB and online


Natty B

London based Natty B, is a highly respected reggae DJ and award winning presenter on the celebrated radio station Mi-Soul.com.

D' Ska Assassins

D’Ska Assassins are one of the most popular ska acts in the South West. They perform classic ska,


King Tubby's Sound System

King Tubby’s Sound System, gained fame by introducing dubplate specials in 1973

C Block Muzic

From St Elizabeth, Jamaica to London, England, CBlock Muzic is rapidly becoming one to watch on the Reggae scene.  


Cheikh Diop

Cheikh diop, founder of Rhythm Generation formely known as Afric’Arts is an amazing African drummer, dancer storyteller and craftsman from Senegal.

Rayna Ebony

RAYNA EBONY, a black British Caribbean vocalist hailing from southwest London, is renowned for her diverse roots in reggae music. she effortlessly combines reggae with SOUL

Batch Gueye

Batch Gueye sings the traditional music of the Senegalese Baye Fall with a soulful voice, magically bringing the heart of West-Africa 

Mikey Dee

DJ/ Presenter over 20 years as a Reggae Music Specialist from Coventry – Presenter on Arawak Radio

Roy Medallion

Roy Medallion is one of the UK’s leading Lovers Rock DJ’s. In 2011 he was awarded for his over 30 years service to Reggae music



A fantastic Dorset based ska band full of talented musicians, playing all your skanking favourites .


Miss MLA

The Youngest DJ at Bournemouth Reggae Weekender. Miss MLA has already performed at Notting Hill Carnival.


Cari Soul Vibes

6 Piece London Based band with a lot of Soul. Currently working on their latest EP. Currently touring Manchester

Mike Artwell

Mike Artwell

Founder State of The Art Radio and DJ, Mike has been a DJ for 34 years and plays a mix of reggae, soul music and RnB   

Onika Venus

Onika Venus

Onika Venus is a singer and songwriter from South Manchester in Jamaica, now based in the Forest of Dean.


Royal Dub Collective

Royal Dub Collective is the creation of producers Jon Austin and Brendon Faulknor.

Reggae, Reggae and More Reggae!

A Fun Event for All

“Join us for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant African-Caribbean culture and experience the transformation of King’s Park into a lively hub of Reggae Music”

Something Fresh!

“Discover a wide array of over 15 diverse stalls, craft vendors, caterers, and skilled artisans on-site, all thoughtfully curated to embrace the rich African-Caribbean culture. 

Music to your Ears

“Experience an electrifying stage where legendary Reggae artists and top-notch DJs come together to deliver a powerful message of unity and love through music and dance.”

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King’s Park Dr - Bournemouth BH7 6JB

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