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First Artists Announced for Overjam 2016

The fifth edition of the festival, taking place 16. - 19. August 2016

Tarrus Riley, Marcia Griffiths, Kabaka Pyramid, Cali P, Dean Fraser, Alaine, Stylo G, I-Shence, Fleck, Lion D, Madred, Asher Selector, Earth Beat Movement and Wicked Dub Division are the first names confirmed for the 5th Overjam International Reggae Festival, to be held in Tolmin (Slovenia) from 16th to 19th August. These first announcements are just a sample of the quality of this year’s line-up which includes reggae veterans as well as young up and coming international artists.

From Jamaica star Marcia Griffiths – the Empress of Reggae music, who continues to shine after more than five decades touring, as a solo act; together with the I-threes and Bob Marley and also in alongside Bob Andy. The next Jamaican artist already confirmed is Tarrus Riley, one of the most famous representatives of the second generation of roots singers, who will be accompanied by the legendary saxophonist Dean Fraser and the female voice of Alaine. Plus Kabaka Pyramid, one of the leading exponents of the so-called ‘Reggae Revival’.

The four-day festival will be completed by a pre-party on 15th August and an after-party on 20th on the beautiful beach looking out across the rivers Soča and Tolminka, plus plenty of additional activities for children and adults throughout the event.

Season tickets are on sale now on the official festival website www.overjamfestival.com for just 69€ until 21st March, followed by the spring offer price of 79€ from 22nd March. Camping is free and it all takes place in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Soča River, on the border of the Triglav National Park, which unites Italy, Austria and Slovenia.



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