International recording artist Ras Slick is reuniting with Reggae stalwart Beres Hammond for “Reggae Fest” on August 5. The event, which is promoted by Reggae Fest, Culture Fest DMV and Live Nation at the popular Pier Six Pavillion in Baltimore, Maryland, is in celebration of Jamaica Independence Day.
It’s a special time for seminal entertainer Ras Slick, who draws much of his musical inspiration from Beres Hammond. In fact, the “Tempted to Touch” legend has even shared great advise with the Ras Slick, which he cherishes and incorporates in his artistry. For Ras Slick, it’s more than an honor to pair with the music giant Beres Hammond again. The highly anticipated performance marks the fourth time Ras Slick will share the stage with the icon. The last time was officially one year ago and is remarkably still being raved over amongst music lovers.
Ras Slick, whose electrifying stage performances precede him, takes his sets up ten notches with his personal Dutty Bus Crew band. Setting stages on fire with great music, dancing and more, Ras Slick is a “ball of fire” who proves he’s got a place on the international music landscape. Sizzlin’ this summer on a wide array of music, wine and food festivals, Ras Slick has curated a highly sought after entertainment brand. Not only can the talented artist draw a crowd…he can also wow a crowd for hours with over-the-top and most appreciated crowd engagement.
The “No More Shackles” crooner also joins the sensational Romain Virgo on the line up, a powerhouse Reggae talent known for a slew of “lover’s rock” style hits. After “Reggae Fest,” Ras Slick has his eyes set on Jamaica Fest “Link Up” in Silver Spring, Maryland in September. Also focused on cooking up some new red-hot music, Ras Slick hints at an upcoming release called “Your Body.” “Listeners will experience my versatility on this song, which offers a burst of world music,” Ras Slick says. “Until then, music lovers can vibe to the singer’s vast music catalogue of songs, including “One More Chance,” “Zone,” “No More Shackles,” “Dali Dali,” and more or catch the uber talent and Dutty Bus Crew during their residency at Abyssinia, a DMV hot spot.