15 August 2015
The Main Stage will host tonight the first of three tributes that Rototom Sunsplash has prepared to celebrate the 70th birthday of Bob Marley: that will grant Jamaican guitarist Junior Marvin, a member of the legendary Wailers, which contributed significantly in Marley artistic creation between 1977 and 1981, the lost of the most famous reggae artist of all times.
Moreover, reggae lovers can watch live reggae at Super Cat. The reference of the Jamaican dancehall at 80s and 90s and also direct influence on artists like Sean Paul and Damian Marley, it introduces for the first time at Rototom Sunsplash and returns to Europe after more than twenty years of absence. The main stage of the festival will open its arms for the big welcoming from 1.00, although he will be present in other areas such as the Reggae University, where he will be participating in one of the two sessions dedicated to dancehall.
The Dancehall stage will be hosting another especially and significant name for fans of the genre: the Killamanjaro.. Since its founding in 1969, the sound grew to become nowadays one of the main forces of Jamaican dancehall. Between the late eighties and nineties hisstory grew thanks to the crew of deejays who formed his team, including highlighting names like Super Cat. Indeed, to celebrate his performance on the Main Stage this night, Killamanjaro will act next to Ricky Trooper, the selector who in the nineties turned him into an unbeatable sound until he decided to leave and go on his own under the name of Sound Trooper. That’s why tonight will be a unique opportunity for lovers of this style.