The most anticipated acts of reggae sumfest dancehall night will be closing the show. This will be the first time debut artistes are closing the show, last year dancehall night was closed by Teejay, Tommy Lee Sparta and Rygin King surprisingly all those 3 artiste won’t be present at this years Sumfest, never the less fans are upbeat about the 6ix as they are currently on top in Dancehall.
Chronic Law and Squash are both expected to close dancehall night with other artistes from the 6ix camp performing before them.
Lead organizer and Sumfest Boss Joe Bogdanovich told the star that “It’s gonna be what the girls like, and that is the 6ix”, he went on to state that “I think they’re gonna do well because they’ve got a lot of fans, they’ve got a lot of lyrics. They’re very confident in themselves and their abilities with the ladies, so it’s exciting, it’s young and it’s fresh.”
The following artistes will perform on dancehall night(Night 1) Friday, July 19: Chronixx, Spice, Squash, Elephant Man, Dexta Daps, Dovey Magnum, Spragga Benz, Govana, Jahvillani, Munga, Chronic Law, Shane E, Unknown Gringo and Shauna Chyn
Sumfest seems to get better and better since recent times, especially notably after the cut back of spending on expensive Overseas artistes and focusing more on local acts, on promotions Island wide and live streams for those who can’t attend the show to see online. Sumfest 2019 kicks off July 14 with the Sumfest Mawnin Medz beach party, followed by the Street Dance, All White Party, All Black Blitz Party, Global Sound Clash and the Reggae Sumfest Symposium.
2018 Reggae Sumfest was a success, said Joe who’s the CEO of Downsound Records and head of Reggae Sumfest.
See full artistes line-up below