Reggaetourist In Focus series focuses on annual Jamaica Reggae events that are happening right now. In our first instalment we have a look at the BritJam festival that started March 9. Check out our annual reggae events section to find out which recurring events are being held in which month.
Montego Bay Comes alive with Spring Break Music Festival BritJam. Have you never experienced Spring Break and you're not a student anymore? Come and party for an entire week with hundreds of American, Canadian and British Spring Breakers on Mobay's beaches and in Mobay's clubs and venues. Fun if it’s your cup of tea. Expect lots of drunk tourists, wicked beach parties, lots of Dancehall artists performing and also Hip-Hop vibes.
BritJam is a full week of non-stop partying with 8 official events, some during the daytime, some at night. One pass will get you access to all parties and events for the price of JMD 19000 or JMD 35000 VIP.
From March 9 untill March 15. This year will be the 6th edition.
Performing at the different events are, amongst others: Sizzla, Tanto Blacks, Bounty Killer, Demarco, Dexta Daps, I-octane, Beenie Man, Mavado and Kymani Marley.
Check the official BritJam events calender for info on the different events and locations.
Place to be is Montego Bay. The 8 official events are all at different locations. Some are along the Hip Strip (Gloucester Avenue) at Aquasol or Dump Up Beach. Other events are further from town in Rosehall or the Ironshore Golf Club. Check the official Britjam events calender.
BritJam has an amazing website you should definitely visit before you visit! There's also info on package deals with accomodation.