Reggae Sumfest Festival Pre-Party – GLOBAL SOUNDCLASH

Reggae Sumfest Festival Pre-Party – GLOBAL SOUNDCLASH

Thursday, July 18, 2019  |  8pm – 2am

The Global Sound Clash Event Prior to Reggae Sumfest’s Main Nights Features Selectors from Around the World in a Nail-biting Competition.

The Global Sound Clash Event Prior to Reggae Sumfest’s Main Nights features Selectors from Around the World in an exciting GLOBAL SOUND CLASH Competition!

Jamaica’s rich music and culture which have impacted and infused itself throughout the world also produced the sound clash, which is one of the many musical standouts which originated in the country that birthed reggae and dancehall. More classically defined, a sound clash is a DJ battle (mostly in reggae and dancehall) where two collective sounds – consisting of one or more selectors (or DJs as they say in the U.S.) – go tune for tune. They often use custom remixes (aka dub plates) featuring drops from marquee artists to win over the audience.

Now, on Thursday, July 18th, Jamaica’s largest music festival Reggae Sumfest brings back the Global Sound Clash again this year to Pier 1. At 8pm the nail-biting competition begins between leading sounds from Jamaica, Japan, Africa and Canada – Ricky Trooper, Pink Panther, Warrior Sound, Yard Beat and King Turbo.

Tickets are available on Reggae Sumfest’s website:

Following on the packed and riveting World Clash 20th Anniversary Sound Clash of Reggae Sumfest 2018 at Pier One, we have another All-Star Global Sound System Shoot-Out at the Pier One Event Centre…


Thursday Night July 18th 

From Japan: YARD BEAT;

from Canada (World Clash champions) KING TURBO; and from Germany: WARRIOR SOUND

…along with Jamaican heavyweights,


Sumfest has earned a reputation as the Caribbean’s premier music festival showcasing Jamaica’s indigenous music as well as many other popular global genres of music. Now in its 27th year, the world’s greatest reggae music festival continues to pay homage to the musical genre that originated in Jamaica and has become a global phenomenon. Sumfest continues to add unprecedented value to “Brand Jamaica” by promoting two of the country’s most valuable products – the music and the island itself as a tourist destination. Since its inception, Sumfest has made Montego Bay and the surrounding areas a prime summer destination for visitors and locals alike who flock to the city to enjoy some of the best talents in Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop and R&B. Over the years, Sumfest has partnered with a number of major local and international brands. Our goal is to continue these long-standing partnerships and develop ways to enhance their relationship with Sumfest to drive incremental value for their brands. Sumfest is owned by Joseph Bogdanovich and produced by his company DownSound Entertainment.

For more information contact DownSound USA: 310-986-4321

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