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REGGAE REDEMPTION SERIES
Special Thanks to Reggae Redemption Sponsors
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Iya Terra with Opening Act Steve Martinez & The Give Thanks Band
MARCH 16, 2022
@ 7:30 p.m.
UNCW KENAN
AUDITORIUM
TICKETS:
$40

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Iya Terra brings a modern-conscious approach to songwriting in their ever-evolving soundscapes, with messages crafted in love and respect. Currently based out of LA, and with members hailing from the west coast, SLC, and Vegas, their powerful rhythm section provides the heartbeat over which scintillating guitar riffs and soothing vocals float melodies of universal resonance. 

Local musical sensations Steve Martinez and The Give Thanks Band will put on a show that appeals to rock-lovers and hard-core reggae fans alike! You can count on them to know their audience and do justice to Rasta music!  


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Ras Lidj Regg'Go Band with Opening Act Black Arts Alliance:
Bigg B and The Midday Miss
MARCH 18, 2022
@ 7:30 p.m.
KENAN AUDITORIUM TICKETS:
$30

BUY TICKETS NOWSpittin' truth, knowledge, anger, humor, and love... we have some of the best poets of North and South Carolina that will display and perform their spoken word with an energy you’ve never seen. This event will be hosted by "Bigg B" and Sandra “The Mid Day Miss" of Coast 97.3. Proceeds will benefit the Black Arts Alliance's NC Black Film Festival and Lumina Arts Festival!

Ras Lidj is a musician, songwriter, and performer, who has stepped forward to uplift and unify his audience. He is most recognized for combining vibrations of Roots reggae, the raw energy of Dancehall reggae, and the unique percussive elements of Washington DC's own Go Go scene. Ras Lidj’s “Regg'Go” is a style all its own, and his songs tell stories with a socially conscious edge.

In 2010, the singer Mia ‘Harmoni Black’ Joined Ras Lidj, adding a new dimension of vocal range and quality to the Ras Lidj Regg’Go Band. Ras Lidj has performed in clubs and music festivals across the United States, and in Ghana West Africa, as well. He's shared the stage with such artists as the Itals, 50 Cent, Junior Marvin, and Mob Deep, to name a few.


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Steel Pulse with Opening Act Mystic Vibrations
MARCH 19, 2022
@ 7:30 p.m.
UNCW KENAN
AUDITORIUM
TICKETS:
$45

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Bearing witness to the accelerating negativity of global affairs, Steel Pulse emerges with musical vengeance to halt the disarray of humanity. Committed to bettering mankind through music, Steel Pulse continues to be revolutionary in engaging controversial topics of racial injustice and human rights on a global scale. 

Mystic Vibrations' four-piece rhythm section is comprised of exceptionally talented musicians who have been blessed with a large fan base that has steadily grown over the years. Their music speaks of Love, Unity, and Peace amongst all mankind, without forgetting the trials and tribulations of oppressed peoples. 


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Reggae Redemption Rising: We Are One Exhibit
MARCH 25, 2022
@ 6-9 p.m.
(Exhibit will run Mar. 26 - Apr. 29)
ACES GALLERY
221 N Front St
FREE

The Reggae Redemption Rising: We Are One Exhibit will showcase a variety of African, Caribbean and Jamaican inspired artwork. The artists showcased in this unique exhibit include El Seed Art from Uganda, Africa, Nii Narku Thompson from Ghana, Africa, Maximillian Mozingo from Goldsboro, NC and local Wilmington artist, Cammeron Batanides. 


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Reggae Ball: Artikal Sound System with Opening Act Pure Fiyah
MARCH 26, 2022
@ 7:30 p.m.
IRONCLAD BREWERY
115 N 2nd St
TICKETS:
$45

BUY TICKETS NOWJoin Wilmington's Reggae Community in this first time ever, Red, Gold, Black, and Green dress-to-impress Reggae Ball! This extravaganza is the closing event for Lumina Fest Reggae Redemption Rising, and will feature music from opening roots reggae band, Pure Fiyah, and headliner, Artikal Sound System out of South Florida. Attendees will experience an island vibe created by our venue, Ironclad Brewery. Grab your tickets quickly as we have a maximum capacity of 375 people. Please join us as we bring a festive and fitting close to our first Lumina Fest Reggae Redemption Rising experience!