"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

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!

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!

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!

         Dread Rocks downloads are available on Itunes, Amazon, Spotify
    and most online music stores.  

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