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

 Dread Rocks..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 International Reggae Star Kappo on a number of upcoming shows.  2017 looks to be our best year ever!! 

International Reggae Star Kappo - Welcome to Dread Rocks.

International Reggae Star Kappo - Welcome to Dread Rocks.

Upcoming Gigs and Events

Previous events

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!

Outdoor Show - B.Y.O.B. (bring your own bud)

Jamaica Jerk Center, Route 1 , Cape Neddick, Maine

Bring your blanket, your best herb, a cooler full of your favorite beverages and listen to our free outdoor power house reggae show on a hot summer night along the Maine Coast that just became cool. The Jamaican jerk Center is the go to place for REAL Jamaican cooking and REAL reggae music.

Dread Rocks at the Beach

Ashworth Hotel , 295 Ocean Blvd, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

We kick off our weekly summer Reggae jam boggie party on the Ashworth Hotel deck overlooking the ocean with several hundred friends and beach goers every Sunday 4 to 8pm all summer long. The drinks are nice, the food is right and Dread Rocks will help ease you into the week some good times and good vibes always.

Private Event

Wakefield, MA

Dread Rocks kicks off the 2018 season with a private event. We have select dates available in July and August and yours could be the party every one talks about with a little help from the Dread Rocks band featuring International Reggae Star Kappo

2018 Summer Dates Coming Soon

Stay Tuned for an Action Packed Season!!

gimmeLIVE.com presents The Dread Rocks Reggae Show and Dance Party

9 Wallis, 9 Wallis St. , Beverly, MA

Shake off the cold winter with some Hot Dread Rocks Reggae! This Show is sponsored by Ryan and Wood Rum and gimmeLIVE.com 9 Wallis is one of the best rooms for live music in New England and features national and regional music acts as well as some of the best comedy shows north of Boston. Great acoustics and vibe reminding this writer of a little club called Johnny D's in Somerville. Only way better. If you have seen us play at outdoor shows and festivals you have to check us out in this setting. Tickets on sale now!

Harvard Square Ocktober Fest Main Stage Headliner

Harvard Square, JFK and Mt. Auburn St. , Cambridge, MA

Join Dread Rocks and 100,000 close friends for the annual Harvard Sqaure Oktober Fest. We are on the Main Stage at Noon to get things off and are the only band to be featured on the Main Stage this year.
At 2pm we set up street side on the corner of JFK and Mount Auburn for a street show and play an afternoon of reggae vibes, originals, remakes, dubs, ska and all sorts of fun. Over 250 vendors and the Honk parade are two more reasons not to miss this event.

Beverly Main Streets Block Party

Downtown Beverly, Cabot St. , Beverly, MA

From the Beverly Main Streets web site....Now celebrating 5 years! Come join us at THE BLOCK, our downtown street party, on Saturday, September 16th from 5:30-9:30pm. THE BLOCK will take place on one block of Cabot Street from Pond Street to Federal Street. Guests can walk around, meet up with friends, listen to live music and enjoy street food, beer and wine. Because alcohol will be served, this is an event geared towards adults. Everyone is welcome to attend THE BLOCK, but there will not be any kids’ activities. Our other events like Arts Fest and Beverly’s New Year offer kids’ activities, but not this one. Dreadrocks is brought to you by Rasta Pasta Pizzeria.

Makris Lobsterfest and Reggae show

Makris Lobster and Steak House, Route 106 , Concord NH

Bikers rejoice! This is a very cool place with a huge deck and motorcycle friendly. (No one Colors, Sorry) We are playing 3 sets of in your face reggae and show tunes that will please both young and old. Rain or Shine!

Jamaican Jerk Centre Mid Season Reggae Jam

Jamaican Jerk Center, Route 1 North , Cape Neddick, Maine

When it's nice, we rinse and repeat. If you ever want to see us close up, outside, marijuana in hand, BYOB. Summer Night. Blankets. Memories. This is the time. This is the place. 1 hour from Boston but a millon miles away....

Jamaica 55 - Reggae in the Park

Franklin Park , Boston

Jamaica 55 Reggae Night in the Park is hosted by Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Playhouse in the Park summer music series by Franklin Park Coalition. Two local reggae bands will be featured at this picnic style community celebration of Jamaican music and culture. Reggae Night in the Park will take place at the Playstead Parkstand in Franklin Park. Local Caribbean food will be for sale.

Reggae and Craft Brew Fest

The Governor's Inn , 78 Wakefield St. , Rochester, New Hampshire

The Rochester Reggae & Craft Brew Fest! at The Governor's Inn

10 hours of music & jammin' bands! * Two stages: garden & streetside * Gorgeous grounds! * Craft beer. * Local vendors & artisans * Lots of great BBQ and tasty food!

Seating Opens at noon, first band starts at 1pm- Rain or shine Tables are first come first serve! Allowed at the venue: lawn chairs, blankets.

Survivor Tales Benefit Show

Hull, Ma

Private Fundrasing event. Dread Rocks is available for your private party or event. Contact us and we will help make your event the summer party everyone talks about!

Caribbean American Heritage Festival

Great Hall , Epping St , Boston

In celebration of National Caribbean Heritage Month (June) and to broaden the cultural diversity in the state of Massachusetts, Authentic Caribbean Foundation Inc. works collaboratively to plan and host the Caribbean American Heritage Festival - Massachusetts (“Art, Film, Food and Fashion”) in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month; which celebrates Caribbean-American culture and contributions, both locally and nationally in the month of June.

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Kappo's solo albums, including the newest release...Sensimilla also available on Itunes, Spotify or by visiting Kappomuzic.com 
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