"New England's Hottest Reggae Act" - Boston Magazine

 The Dread Rocks Reggae Show...Fiery lyrical deliverance and diverse rhythmic sound cause the mind to think.  Heavy drum and bass infused with soul and rock inform the feet to dance. Conscious messages and a vibration of love inspire the heart to open. True to the spirit of roots reggae music, Dread Rocks, with their fresh brand of Reggae have come to "lively up the place".    Show of Shows, New elements, dynamic energy, Reggae for the next generation without forgetting our roots.  Solid and tight, trim and nice.

We are pleased to be working with Jamaican Reggae Artist Murphy Prince on a number of upcoming shows.  2019 looks to be our best year ever!! 

International Reggae Star - 
The Original Murphy Prince

International Reggae Star - The Original Murphy Prince

Upcoming Gigs and Events

Previous events

Harvard Square Oktoberfest

Harvard Square Cambridge, MA, JFK St. , Cambridge

Join the Dread Rocks Reggae band as we set up on the corner of JFK and Winthrop St in Harvard Square as part of the 41st annual Oktoberfest. Over 200 street vendors selling every type of food you can imagine, Beer Garden, Performers, HONK parade and all kind of crazy, as in years past Oktoberfest is expected to draw over100,000 people and is a FREE EVENT. Dread Rocks will kick off a 90 minute set of roots music, party reggae with a few surprises. This is hands down the bands favorite show of the year as we get up close and personal with lovers of Reggae music and those just looking to remember a good time. Show kicks off at 2pm and we recommend taking public transportation.

Smoke on the Water Sunset Cruise

7 Seas Whale Watch, 63 Rogers St. , Goucester, MA

Sunset Cruise with The Dread Rocks Reggae Band, New England's Hottest Reggae Act! Featuring from Jamaica International Reggae Star Kappo, the original Murphy Prince.

SMOKE ON THE WATER SUNSET CRUISE FT. THE DREAD ROCKS REGGAE BAND Saturday, June 28th 2019 - 7:30PM to 10:30pm 7 SEAS WHALE WATCH 63 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

Cash Bar. 21 plus. Cannabis Friendly Event. Boarding 6:30pm. Boat Sails at 7:30pm SHARP.

ALL TICKETS $39.95 in Advance $44.95 at the DOCK (if available this event will sell out)

High Time Presents Reggae on the River

French's Camp, Humbolt County, CA

Dread Rocks will be appearing on the Closing day of Reggae on the river with a 5pm set Sunday August 4th on the main stage in support of Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Toots and the Maytals and Sizzla at the 35th annual High Times Reggae on the River in Humbolt County, California. Reggae on the River is an annual music festival in Northern California, nestled along the south fork of the Eel river amongst the redwood trees. 35 years running, this cultural gathering has long been North America’s premier live-reggae concert destination. Originally conceived as a fundraiser for the Mateel Community Center, the event has become known from Jamaica to Humboldt as the place to be on the first weekend in August. Get your tickets and camping spots now!.

Smoke on the Water Sunset Cruise

7 Seas Whale Watch, 63 Rogers St. , Goucester, MA

Sunset Cruise with The Dread Rocks Reggae Band, New England's Hottest Reggae Act! Featuring from Jamaica International Reggae Star Kappo, the original Murphy Prince.

SMOKE ON THE WATER SUNSET CRUISE FT. THE DREAD ROCKS REGGAE BAND Saturday, June 28th 2019 - 7:30PM to 10:30pm 7 SEAS WHALE WATCH 63 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

Cash Bar. 21 plus. Cannabis Friendly Event. Boarding 6:30pm. Boat Sails at 7:30pm SHARP.

ALL TICKETS $39.95 in Advance $44.95 at the DOCK (if available this event will sell out)

Smoke on the Water Sunset Cruise

7 Seas Whale Watch, 63 Rogers St. , Goucester, MA

Sunset Cruise with The Dread Rocks Reggae Band, New England's Hottest Reggae Act! Featuring from Jamaica International Reggae Star Kappo, the original Murphy Prince.

SMOKE ON THE WATER SUNSET CRUISE FT. THE DREAD ROCKS REGGAE BAND Saturday, June 28th 2019 - 7:30PM to 10:30pm 7 SEAS WHALE WATCH 63 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

Cash Bar. 21 plus. Cannabis Friendly Event. Boarding 6:30pm. Boat Sails at 7:30pm SHARP.

ALL TICKETS $39.95 in Advance $44.95 at the DOCK (if available this event will sell out)

2019 Show Schedule Coming Soon!

2019 will be our best yet! Stay Tuned for Details!

Live in Harvard Square - Free Outdoor show

Harvard Square, Corner of JFK and Mt. Auburn St. , Cambridge

Join Dread Rocks as we perform a free street side show at the 40th annual Harvard Square Oktoberfest along with 100,000 friends. This is hands down the bands favorite event of the season and your last chance to see the Dread Rocks Reggae Show in 2018.

Gimme Live Presents.....

Gimme Live 9 Wallis, 9 Wallis St., Beverly

Boston's award-winning Dread Rocks Reggae Band Featuring International Reggae Star, Kappo returns to the U.S. for a very short tour after playing major music festivals and events across New England all summer long. This is the final indoor show of 2018 !!! Come dance to the cool vibes on the best dance floor on Boston's North Shore! This event will sell Out!

Wicked Reggae with Wicked Tuna

Mile Marker One, 75 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA

Dread Rocks returns to the outdoor One Love outdoor Reggae Tent at Mile Marker one. Join your favorite Wicked Tuna Stars as we Reggae out the last week of the annual Tuna Tournament in Gloucester. If you have never been to the One Love tent at Mile Marker One, you are missing out on a place very cool and very special.

Smoke on the Water - Sunset Reggae Cruise

Seven Seas Whale Watch at the Gloucester House Rest, 63 Rogers St , Gloucester, MA

Smoke on the Water Sunset Cruise with The Dread Rocks Reggae Band!!! New Englands Hottest Reggae Act!

SMOKE ON THE WATER SUNSET CRUISE FT. DREAD ROCKS REGGAE Friday, August 31, 2018 - 7:30PM to 10:30pm 7 SEAS WHALE WATCH 63 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Price includes a Caribbean Buffet. 21 plus. Cannabis Friendly Event. Boarding 6:30pm. Boat Sails at 7:30pm Sharp. ALL TICKETS $49.95 in Advance $59.95 at the DOCK

Reggae by the Sea on Hampton Beach

Ashworth Hotel , 295 Ocean Blvd , Hampton Beach New Hampshire

The Dread Rocks Reggae Show will take up residency every Sunday at Ashworth by the Sea on Hampton Beach, NH 4 to 8 pm. The ocean side deck is the perfect place to relax, take in our show, have a drink and hang with band. We love this place and hope to see you there!

Reggae by the Sea on Hampton Beach

Ashworth Hotel , 295 Ocean Blvd , Hampton Beach New Hampshire

The Dread Rocks Reggae Show will take up residency every Sunday at Ashworth by the Sea on Hampton Beach, NH 4 to 8 pm. The ocean side deck is the perfect place to relax, take in our show, have a drink and hang with band. We love this place and hope to see you there!

Sippin the Spicket Festival

Greater Lawrence Community Boat House, 1 Eaton St. , Lawrence, MA

SIPPIN THE SPICKET Festival Spicket River Brewery Presents... SIPPIN THE SPICKET Festival Saturday August 18, 2018 / 1 - 8pm Greater Lawrence Boathouse - Lawrence, MA ALL AGES / FAMILY FRIENDLY OUTSIDE Event Hashtag: #sippinthespicket General Admission: $10 KIDS 12 and Under FREE and must be accompanied by Parent or Legal Guardian - All Day Event. Dread Rocks Takes the stage 2 to 4 pm.

Reggae by the Sea on Hampton Beach

Ashworth Hotel , 295 Ocean Blvd , Hampton Beach New Hampshire

The Dread Rocks Reggae Show will take up residency every Sunday at Ashworth by the Sea on Hampton Beach, NH 4 to 8 pm. The ocean side deck is the perfect place to relax, take in our show, have a drink and hang with band. We love this place and hope to see you there!

Reggae by the Sea on Hampton Beach

Ashworth Hotel , 295 Ocean Blvd , Hampton Beach New Hampshire

The Dread Rocks Reggae Show will take up residency every Sunday at Ashworth by the Sea on Hampton Beach, NH 4 to 8 pm. The ocean side deck is the perfect place to relax, take in our show, have a drink and hang with band. We love this place and hope to see you there!

Jamaican Independence Celebration - Free Outdoor Show

Jamaican Jerk Center , Route 1 , Cape Neddick, Maine

Celebrate Jamaican Independence with a free outdoor show at the Jamaican Jerk Center Bring a blanket, your best herb and your favorite beverage and relax and enjoy the summer vibes into the evening.

Reggae by the Sea on Hampton Beach

Ashworth Hotel , 295 Ocean Blvd , Hampton Beach New Hampshire

The Dread Rocks Reggae Show will take up residency every Sunday at Ashworth by the Sea on Hampton Beach, NH 4 to 8 pm. The ocean side deck is the perfect place to relax, take in our show, have a drink and hang with band. We love this place and hope to see you there!

Beverly Main Streets Block Party

Downtown Beverly, Cabot St. , Beverly

join Dread Rocks for our 2nd annual appearance at the Beverly Main Streets Block party. join 10,000 plus attendees along with local food vendors as we blow the roof off the Downtown and celebrate all things good and positive in the City of Beverly, Massachusetts USA.

Reggae by the Sea on Hampton Beach

Ashworth Hotel , 295 Ocean Blvd , Hampton Beach New Hampshire

The Dread Rocks Reggae Show will take up residency every Sunday at Ashworth by the Sea on Hampton Beach, NH 4 to 8 pm. The ocean side deck is the perfect place to relax, take in our show, have a drink and hang with band. We love this place and hope to see you there!

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