Island to Highland Winter Reggae Showcase

Location:The Meadow at Highland Brewing Company
Saturday, February 11 from 2:00pm to 10:00pm
Tasting Room Hours:Open 2:00-10:00PM; Music 6:00-10:00PM (FREE)
Music Style:Reggae
Food Truck:TBA

Come to the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company for the Island to Highland Reggae Winter Showcase, a free show!


It's our favorite summer festival in the Meadow, and we're feeling some island vibes to get us through these winter months.
Join us for Island to Highland Winter Edition, our winter reggae showcase in the Tasting Room!

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


6:00 Chalwa
Chalwa plays live in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.Chalwa reggae band is based out of the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina and play a blend of high-energy new school and old school roots reggae. Forming in 2005 Chalwa has released two full-length albums and toured the east coast along with Jamaica. Chalwa has supported: Steel Pulse, SOJA (Soldiers of Jah Army), The Meditations, Bambu Station, Midnite, Groundation, Luciano, Pato Banton, and many more. visit website





7:15 Mystic Vibrations
Mystic Vibrations plays a live show in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.The deep roots of Mystic Vibrations began growth in Little London, Westmoreland, Jamaica and spread to the US in 1992 by Ric Williams. Credited to our name are two self released Studio Albums, (People Get Ready and Busy Street) and one Live recording (Live In Finlay Park). An abundant schedule keeps us constantly on the road touring the eastern US, from New York to Florida. The band is a four-piece rhythm section held by exceptionally talented musicians: Dion "Caution" Samuel (Drums), George "Raheem" Johnson (Bass), Marcus "Marky"' Ruby (Keyboards and Backing Vicals) and Ric Williams (Guitar and Lead Vocals). visit website



8:30 Snake Oil Medicine Show performs Bluegrasstafari
Snake Oil Medicine Show plays live in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.The Snake Oil Medicine Show, from Asheville, NC, will bring their Bluegrasstafari rhythms to the Islands to Highlands Winter Showcase event.
The lineup for the band will feature long time friends and musical collaborators, George Pond on Bass and Vocals, Andy Pond on Banjo and Vocals, Billy Seawell on Drums, Jason Krekel on Mandolin/Fiddle/Guitar and Vocals, Jay Sanders on Guitar and Vocals and Phil Cheney on Paintbrushes and Vocals. Although the event is set up to showcase mostly Reggae rhythms, the music of the entire planet is channeled into this one band, as these ragtag trailblazers showcase their view of world unity. Bluegrasstafari, a supercharged extravaganza of riddims from the islands to the highlands! visit website

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