The Mateel Community Center is pleased to announce confirmed talent for the 26th annual Reggae On The River, taking place as a two-day festival on July 17 and 18 at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area in southern Humboldt County. This year’s festival will include a diverse mix of top name reggae and world music talent including Sly & Robbie with The Taxi Gang, Don Carlos, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Dezarie, Sugar Minott, Rootz Underground, Sister Carol, Pablo Moses, Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca, Fire Pashon, Messenjah Selah, Rob Symeonn, Quinto Sol, Tchiya Amet & The Lighthouse Band, and Seed N Soil, plus more artists to be announced.

Two-day tickets for the 26th annual Reggae On The River are on sale now at local outlets and online at for a price of $85. Current MCC members receive a $5 discount when purchased in advance at the Mateel office in Redway. Other local outlets include The Works (Eureka/Arcata), Fortuna Music Mart, Redway Liquor, The Peg House (Leggett), Main Street Music (Willits), Ukiah Natural Foods, and Tangents (Ft. Bragg). If the event is not sold out prior to June 1, single-day tickets will go on sale at this point for a price of $50 per day. Buying the advance two-day pass is strongly encouraged.

For camping, parking, artist updates, and other pertinent festival information, visit or call the Mateel office at 707-923-3368 and make your plans to today to be at the 26th annual Reggae On The River on July 17 and 18.

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