Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series kicks off at James Island County Park with Da’ Gullah Rootz

May 19, 2017, 1:39 pm EST | Share:

JAMES ISLAND, SC [PRESS RELEASE] – The Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series kicks off June 2! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will host Da’ Gullah Rootz in the first performance of the series, on Friday, June 2 at James Island County Park.

Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and music by Da’ Gullah Rootz begins at 8:30 p.m. Event gates will close to incoming traffic at 10:30 p.m. and the event will end at 11 p.m.

Charleston-based Da’ Gullah Rootz brings Gullah and Geechee styles in a live, original mix with melodies that are as eclectic and diverse as the culture it represents. The band began performing in the Lowcountry in 2001 and is known for intermingling Ska, Rub-a-dub, Lovers Rock, Rockers, Toastin and Dancehall flavors.

For the perfect ending to a long week, bring your chair or blanket, kick back and relax to an awesome outdoor reggae concert in the beautiful setting of James Island County Park. All ages are invited. Hungry concert-goers can purchase food on site at the event. Crafters and vendors will be on site with souvenirs available for purchase. Advance tickets are not available; admission is $10 per person at the gate. Gold Pass holders and kids 12 and under are free. Concerts take place rain or shine.

Additional reggae concerts will take place on select Fridays throughout the summer at James Island County Park. The 2017 Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series lineup is:

• June 2, Da’ Gullah Rootz
• June 23, De Lions of Jah
• July 21, Jah Works
• August 4, Mystic Vibrations

No outside alcohol or coolers are permitted into the event. James Island County Park is located at 871 Riverland Drive. For more information on the Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series, visit, call (843) 795-4386, or download the Charleston County Parks mobile app. The Reggae Nights Concert Series is brought to you by Coca-Cola and your Charleston County Parks.