END-OF-SUMMER FAMILY "STAY-CATION"
WITH caribbean STYLE family funday music fest
LINCOLN LAKE LODGE RESORT (COLCHESTER, CT) – SEPTEMBER 5
Promoted as a day of fun, bring your picnic basket and come join Big Ship Music Inc. in association with Umbrella Entertainment & Biggs Ent. as they present Reggae by the Lake - Family Funday Music Fest (September 5, 2010, 11am – 8:30pm) featuring Grammy- nominated balladeer Freddie McGregor O.D., Reggae pioneer John Holt, the Big Ship Crew with Chino, Stephen Di Genius, Shema McGregor, Laden, saxophonist Dean Fraser, Taurrus Riley (She's Royal, Contagious, Stay with You), the Energy God Elephant Man (Pon di River, Willie Bounce, Nuh Linga), Gramps Morgan (Wash the Tears, One in a Million), Trinidad Soca star Destra (It's Carnival, Wine It, I Dare You), Mickey Spice, Frisco Kid, Duane Stephenson, and Singing Sweet at Lincoln Lake Lodge Resort (Colchester, CT off Rte 2E to ext. 18 - 15 minutes from Hartford). Accompanied by the Dean Fraser and Dis' and Dat bands (comprised of some of the most notable musicians from Jamaica, New York and Florida), Freddie McGregor and John Holt will perform chart topping hits like The Tide is High, Mr. Bojangles, Love You to Want Me, I Was Born a Winner, Big Ship, Push Come to Shove and many more! Music by Mikey Bojangles, Big Ship Sound Station with Sigma, Supa Mark, Nico Bam Bam and Road Int'l. Doors open at 10am. Get your tickets now! Press conference to be held Thursday August 12 at 7pm - NAKISAKI Restaurant featuring Freddie McGregor O.D. Calypso Rose, and Mighty Sparrow.
Produced by Big Ship Music Inc. in association with Umbrella Entertainment & Biggs Ent., Reggae by the Lake brings together family, friends and fans along with popular artists from the Caribbean creating a perfect "family friendly" fusion of camaraderie and community where all are welcome. Proceeds from the event will also benefit the Hyacinth Williams Foundation for Children (HWFC).
"It is always a good thing when family, friends and community can come together in a safe environment and enjoy quality time, often times we miss out on these cherished opportunities. This is all about family-friendly fun and entertainment," says Big Ship Music Inc. CEO Freddie McGregor O.D.
Don't miss this unforgettable, end of summer family fest complete with kids' rides and games, bounce house, dunk the celebrity, dancing, dominoes, water sports-jet skiing, basketball, fishing tournament, school supply giveaway, tasty cuisine and more! Support provided by VP Records, Irie Jam Media, WEE Caribbean Radio 87.7FM, Winner's Circle Radio, WVIP 93.5 FM, Nakisaki Restaurant, WESU 88.1 FM, Flava FM, Vibes FM, Busy 103.3FM, FUNSATION4 Media and Benash Roots and Juices.
REGGAE BY THE LAKE Family Funday Music Fest featuring Freddie McGregor, John Holt, Dean Fraser and more!
Hosted by Irie Jam's own DJ Roy and Richie B from Jamaica Sunday, September 5 at 11AM – 8:30PM Lincoln Lake Lodge Resort – Colchester, CT (off Rte 2) Tickets: $30 in advance; more at door. Children under 12 are free; children ages 13-16 are $13. Ticket Outlets: TICKETS.COM, NY- VP Records, Moodies Record's, Nakisaki Restaurant, Genesis One, CT- Dunn's River Restaurant, Tropical Delight, Bertie's Restaurant, MA- Tarus Restaurant, Flame's, Irie Restaurant and more.
For more information/directions/ticket outlets please visit/email or call: www.reggaebythelake.com; 718-355-8402 (bigshipmusic(the-at-sign)gmail.com); 305-746-3674; 954-448-0265; Benash 240-472-7397; achambers1966(the-at-sign)gmail.com.
Press Inquiries: Rhea Smith- FUNSATION4 Media- 718-287-9825.