Calgary International Reggae Festival 2011

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The Calgary International Reggae Festival is is one of Western Canada’s largest reggae festivals. It will feature 10-15 showcases and 1 slot has been reserved for Sonicbids bands. Compensation may include performance fees, accommodation, per diems, and travel costs up to $5,000./n/nThe Calgary Reggae Festival Society presents the Calgary International Reggae Festival (ReggaeFest); one of Western Canada 's festivals showcasing Reggae music and culture. ReggaeFest takes place at Shaw Millennium Park in downtown Calgary and several indoor/outdoor venues from Thursday, August 18 to Saturday, August 20, 2011. The 2011 festival will feature 10 - 15 performers with a minimum of one (1) being selected from Sonicbids membership. Preference will be given to artistes with a high level of originality, performing original material and displaying complete command of the performance stage.

  • Thursday, August 18 - Canadian Reggae Artistes Showcase featuring Canadian performers

  • Friday, August 19 - Reggae Downtown featuring Regional Performers

  • Saturday, August 20 - ReggaeFest Main Event featuring Canadian and International Performers

Compensation is based on a negotiated "delivered package" cost. Performers’ relation to the Calgary market will greatly influence compensation. Calgary Reggae Festival will NOT cover costs associated with getting to the festival such as international air transportation, visa or immigration costs.

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Past international performers at ReggaeFest include Beres Hammond, Brinsley Forde, Inner Circle, La Comuna, Maxi Priest, George Nooks, Rastrillos, Tinga Stewart, Sugar Minott and Wayne Wonder. Some Canadian artistes that have been showcased in the past include Steele, Sonia Collymore, Souljah Fyah, Tasha T, Korexion, Mikey Dangerous, Michael St. George and Jason Wilson.