Island to Highland

Location:The Meadow
Saturday, July 1 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Brewery Hours:12-10pm
Food Trucks:Vitamina T, Amazing Pizza, Gypsy Queen


No Pets, please

What to know:
- This is an outdoor festival
- We ask that you bring your own lawn chairs
- Beer, wine, and food will be available for purchase
- No outside alcoholic beverages allowed


6:00pm- Saylyn 

Saylyn was born as a two-piece reggae band - Danny on guitar and brother Barry playing percussion - and became new england’s distinguished reggae band with contributions from numerous talented artists on drums, bass, rhythm guitar, and horns. Saylyn is now Danny and his son, Joshua Lyn, a gifted and talented reggae drummer. Danny and Josh are pleased to introduce
Saylyn to the WNC region with local musicians Freddie Barry, Gary Morris, and Kevin Cole.

From the ski lodges, reggae festivals, clubs, and weddings in Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, Saylyn is delighted to have arrived in Asheville, North Carolina, and these beautiful mountains.Saylyn is eager to blend its roots reggae and positive vibrations with the region’s diverse music scene and pure love for music and fun



7:15pm- Chalwa

Chalwa is based out of Asheville, NC and plays original High Country Reggae. The band consists of a diverse all-star line-up of local musicians from bands such as the Asheville Horns, Hope Massive, Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Biodesiel, and the Everydays. After hitting the scene in 2006, Chalwa toured throughout the southeast US and Jamaica. The band has shared the stage with reggae greats such as: Midnite, Groundation, The Meditations, Bambu Station, SOJA, Pato Banton, and many more. Chalwa released it's first CD in 2009 and was voted one of the top World Music, Reggae bands by the MountainXress in 2010. In support of their CD the band performed a live set on-air interview on WNCW, along with radio air play on Dubatomic Particles and Local Color. In 2014 Chalwa is releasing their second CD on Pinnacle Records and giving the people what they reggae music!



8:30pm- Natti Love Joys

Natti Love Joys have been rocking the crowds for over a decade.They have opened shows for Joan Jett,Three Dog Nights, The Band, The Clash, The Ramones. Psychedelic Furs, Debbie Gibson, Jimmy Cliff, and many more. Natti Love Joys performed at the River Bend Festival in Chattanooga, TN along side Joan Jett, Corey Smith, and Wide Spread Panic among others.The Natti Love Joys were also chosen as band of the day and  were interviewed on This & That on Channel 9 News Chattanooga, TN. Natti Love Joys are the host of Camp Reggae festival in Tennessee. The band has been performing top 20 hits reggae style the crowds love, Bob Marley tunes, and their own original tunes from their albums Universal Mind And Thingz.

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