Miami, FL – July 23, 2021 – The Miami Beach Reggae Fest 2021, is the latest edition of a Festival created by Eddy Morillo, singer / songwriter and founder of Venezuela’s own Latin Reggae music group Bachaco. It is essentially a vehicle to continue to cultivate the locals’ love for Reggae music with Latin twist, which represent Miami Beach and Greater Miami’s melting pot of cultures and sounds.
“We’re extremely proud to continue the tradition that has become the Miami Beach Reggae Fest, and are proud to welcome fellow Latin Reggae artists Fidel Nadal and Doctor Krapula to Miami,” says Morillo. “We are looking forward to having an amazing, family-friendly day at the beach and thank the Rhythm Foundation and the North Beach Bandshell for hosting us.”
The event is taking place on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the North Beach Bandshell at 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33141, and will be an all ages “Peace & Love” concert featuring three headlining performances:
Fidel Nadal, Argentinian Reggae legend and Latin Grammy nominee known for hit singles such as “Gente Que No” with Todos Tus Muertos, as well as his own “International Love”, and “Emocionado” among others;
Bachaco, performing their Reggae best plus the single “La Policia”;
Doctor Krapula, Colombia’s own Reggae/Ska infused Rock Band with 18 years of history, more than 500 concerts in 15+ countries, seven album studios, a live DVD and five Latin Grammy nominations, as well as collaborations with Manu Chao, Ska-p, SEEED, Juanes, Café Tacvba, among others.
Doors will open at 4:20 p.m. with a special guest DJ performance by Alesouljah and the live music begins at 5 p.m. Attendance is limited to 1,000 guests and ticket purchase prior to the event is highly encouraged to guarantee availability. General admission tickets start at $39.99 and are now on sale at bit.ly/MBRF2021.
For more information, visit www.MiamiBeachReggaeFest.com.
ABOUT MIAMI BEACH REGGAE FEST
Originally called “5 de Mayo Beach Fest” in its first 2014 Edition, the Miami Beach Reggae Fest has evolved in its 3rd Edition, becoming the only festival in the region to showcase top Latin Reggae talent, steps from the highly sought-after sands and water of Miami Beach. It’s the perfect environment to enjoy a day on the water plus a sunset and live music under the stars on Miami’s “Best Venue for Locals” (Miami New Times).
Past renowned Latin Reggae artists who have graced the stages are Gondwana (Chile), Los Rabanes (Panama) Laguna Pai (Peru), Ojo de Buey (Costa Rica), Alika (Uruguay), Johnny Dread (Cuba), Sudakaya (Ecuador), and Tarmac (Colombia).
The tradition of supporting Latin Reggae artists to highlight the diversity of our community continues in 2021, and the Miami Beach Reggae Fest welcomes the support of all sponsors, vendors, volunteers and artists who wish to help spread the love and awareness of Reggae Music in all its forms.
More info: MiamiBeachReggaeFest.com
Since 2007 Bachaco has performed more than 300 concerts from Argentina to Canada, sharing the stage and performing at the same events and festivals as other big names in the reggae and world music scenes such as Stephen Marley and the Marley Brothers, Natiruts from Brazil, Israel Vibration, Toots & The Maytals, Tribal Seeds, Ozomatli, Luciano, Easy Star All-Stars, Midnite, Cultura Profetica, Gondwana, Los Cafres, Los Pericos, Bahiano, Alika, Jarabe de Palo, Los Amigos Invisibles, WAR, King Chango and many more.
Bachaco has also showcased during the SXSW and LAMC music conferences thanks to support from BMI. Bachaco was conceived and founded by Venezuelan Singer-Songwriter Edilberto ‘Eddy’ Morillo in Miami, FL where he regularly meets and collaborates with musicians from everywhere.
Bachaco’s musical diversity is what makes it a true multi-cultural experience. The lyrics naturally flow in English and Spanish but the true language Bachaco speaks is the vibe they transmit: High Energy Groove! The band’s hit singles “Good Morning”, “Sunfire Girl” and “Keep Your Head Up” are the group’s best Reggae songs. Their new Reggae songs will make you groove and have you jammin’ every track as each flows with its own influences of Dancehall, Ska, Rock, Hip-Hop, Dub and Latin Reggae.
Bachaco has toured multiple times throughout the United States. In 2014, Concert Channel Sessions broadcasted Bachaco Live from Hollywood, CA during prime time to over 20 countries including: Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Trinidad, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Telemundo’s “Premios Tu Mundo” 2014 awarded the band a Gibson Sponsorship on National TV for winning Budlight’s “Buscando Mi Ritmo” live music reality TV summer series with their Latin Dancehall Single “Tú” featuring international telenovela rockstar Jose Guillermo Cortines from the Dominican Republic.
Ojo de Buey from Costa Rica featured Bachaco at the Miami Reggae Festival to celebrate the release of their New Single and Video “Una Sola Nación“, a song they wrote together and recorded at Live House Studios in Miami, FL with producer Mariano Aponte (Puerto Rico), which speaks about coming together as humans.
In 2014, Bachaco headlined the Miami Beach Reggae Fest with Gondwana (Chile) where they performed together on stage their Reggae Rock collaboration “Cruzando Fronteras“.
Bachaco’s best songs, the Latin Roots hit singles “Jamaican Cumbia”, “Cumbia Pa’ La Nena“, and “Ni Una Lagrima” have been featured on MTV Tr3s, MTV Latin America, CNN en Español, Telemundo, iTunes’ “New and Noteworthy”, Sirius XM Radio, About.com, MSN Latinzine, BMI.com, Gibson.com, AOL Radio’s Rock Latino Top 10, Terra.com, ZUMBA, Venevision Internacional, Miami New Times, Miami.com, El Nuevo Herald (Miami), Viernes Magazine (Miami), Batanga.com, Boom Magazine (Miami), LatinRapper.com, VIPLatino.com, Inity Weekly (Colorado), Brightest Young Things (DC), Reven Magazine (South Carolina), Que Pasa Mi Gente (Charlotte), Nativo Rock (Orlando), The Atlantic Current (South Florida), RCKLG (Argentina), Guacamaya FM (Nicaragua), Rio Live Reggae Radio (Ecuador), KeysWeekly.com (Key West), Remezcla, PulsoBeat.com, ItsInMiami.com, YardHype.com, PuertoRicoUnder.com, and many other media outlets throughout the U.S. and abroad.
More info: bachacomusic.com