UPDATE ALERT: January 5, 2018  It was heart warming seeing people of all religions, races, and political differences working together for the common goal of coming to the aid of anyone afflicted by the of Hurricanes and Floods in the Houston Metro-area last year. The harmony, love and compassion shown in unity, to help others, is true Oneness and the term,  one with God can be felt, when it does happens. The inspiration to use the Festival’s platform to provide assistance came from those efforts, and its also the inspiration for the 2018 Theme “Oneness Loves Harmony”

About the Festival & Helping Those in Need

Asking the public for bags of non-perishable foods and donation and discount admission benefiting local charities began as far back as the early eighties, and it has always been the mission of LORRF from day one, (formally the Bob Marley Festival Tour).

This year the producers are expanding those efforts by providing opportunities that focus on helping the mom and pop vendors (Registered For Chance To Get Free Vendor Fees powered by a Sponsor Crowd-funding campaign)  If you supported the Festival before, and need recovery assistance, e-mail us, so LORRF or its partners can see if we can help quicken the process. Vendor Registeration 

Help Opportunities For Those in Need

The goal is to help rebuild 25 homes in flooded neighborhoods especially in urban lower income areas, which are still waiting on the assistance or help necessary to restore homes. A festival producer said, “It is unfortunate because these areas are some of the most diverse and in need of our help now, because they have been overlooked and ignored” We are partnering with local organizations filtering families and will assist in identifying those who need emergency assistance.

This year the producers are expanding those efforts by providing opportunities that focus on helping the mom and pop vendors (Registered For Chance To Get Free Vendor Fees powered by Crowd-funding campaign) vendor jot form link here Link Here) If you supported the Festival before, still need recovery assistance, e-mail us, so LORRF or its partners can see if we can help quicken the process.

The goal is to help rebuild 25 homes in flooded neighborhoods especially in urban lower income areas, which are still waiting on the assistance or help necessary to restore homes. A festival producer said, “It is unfortunate because these areas are some of the most diverse and in need of our help now, because they have been overlooked and ignored” We are partnering with local organizations filtering families and will assist in identifying those who need emergency assistance.

Unity and diversity is a reflection of LORRF’s mission, and the makeup demographics of those that attend and and Sponsors that support the festival’s Unity Goals, Reggae, World Beat, and Island style music is also an appeal to fans attending the festival. Our mission helping those still recovering and the underprivileged restore their lives includes “Performers” are invited each year to partner with the festival and this always includes a Legends Honoree and regionally up and comming  and, well known reggae, world beat and island ACTS chosen from a performer’s pool available to the producers. The line up is TBA for the festival, (Will Post Line up As Dates Confirmed), in 2018 a preference will be given to female performers in respect to the “Me Too & The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund “. Submission Info

 

Sample of some act’s music performing on select Tour dates the CD “Reggae World 2, Producer’s Picks”

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