Reggae To Make Its Debut At New Barclays Center

Maxi Priest is among the performers.
News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Nov. 30, 2012: The Caribbean’s most popular musical genre is set to make its debut at the multi-purpose Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, NY.

The borough, home to thousands of Caribbean nationals and fans of reggae music, will get a front seat to top acts when the ‘BIOLIFE Sounds of Reggae’ concert rolls into the home of the Brooklyn Nets on Dec. 12, 2012.

The event, the first reggae concert at the new arena, is set to feature four of the brightest stars on the reggae scene: Ali Campbell’s UB40, Beres Hammond and Grammy Award winners Maxi Priest and Shaggy.

Jammins Entertainment, producer of the event, also said the concert will be held under the distinguished patronage of the Consul General of Jamaica, Herman La Mont while part proceeds will benefit the American Foundation for The University of The West Indies (AFUWI) Scholarship Fund.
Tickets range from $83.50 (upper level) to $103.50 (lower level) and are available through ticketmaster by visiting or, or by calling 800-745-3000. USA, LLC