17 July 2015
Rototom Sunsplash puts the finishing touches to its calendar of launch parties with four special parties in Bilbao, Ibiza, and Barcelona.
The weekend starts with a bang, from today Friday and with two dates that you can’t miss. The first, the Dub Academy Launch Party, ventry is free, to be held today at 19:00 in Larrabasterra (Bilbao) with two complete sound systems Green Light Sound ft. Macky Banton and Watts Attack ft. Sr Wilson.
Rototom will also be at the Nowa Reggae Jamaican music festival tonight, in Vilanova I el Geltrú beside Barcelona, to present the Italian artist Raphael who performed at Showcase 2014.
To end the week, the festival will move on Sunday to the gardens of the hippy market of Las Dalias, en Ibiza, with another launch party staring Green Valley, a bench marker on the Spanish scene. A concert where we will also get to see Malaka Youth, winners of the Rototom Reggae Contest Iberia 2014, a DJ set with Miguel Caamaño (Alma de León Radio 3) and Rastafairy and Wisdom Sound.
The calendar of special parties for this year’s edition will close in Barcelona. The following Thursday June 23 it will land at Razzmatazz, Walshy Fire, member of Major Lazer, the band responsible for the international hit of the summer, Lean On. This North American artist, raised in Jamaica will perform during the last Launch Party of 2015, with which the countdown begins to the concert of Major Lazer at Rototom on Monday August 17.