Lauryn Hill and Tessanne join The Marley Brothers for the 21st annual 9 Mile Festival
9 Mile Music Festival welcomes Ms. Lauryn Hill on her third festival appearance this year, along with Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, and Julian “Juju” Marley. This year’s festival also features Sean Paul, Tito El Bambino, Mavado, Chronixx, Ken Y and many other surprise performances and appearances. Even Tessanne Chin, Winner of The Voice USA will be performing at the Fairgrounds.
Scheduled for Saturday, February 15th at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds, (10901 SW 24th Street in Miami), the festival gates will open at 12:30PM, with two stages featuring reggaeton, reggae, and dancehall artists.
The 9 Mile Music Festival has always carried a humanitarian message within its musical one and to date has collected and donated almost three million cans of food to hunger projects internationally. This year, canned food collected at admission during the festival will benefit Curley’s House. Curley’s House is a food bank that provides bulk food products to thousands of needy families and the homeless throughout Miami-Dade County. They offer job training skills and access help as well as others services.
About The Annual 9 Mile Music Festival
The Annual 9 Mile Music Festival is an all day event honoring the life and philosophy of the legendary reggae star, Bob Marley. Featuring top musical acts from around the world as well as popular local performers, the 9 Mile Music Festival is one of the most successful annual music events in South Florida. People travel from around the United States, Canada and the Caribbean to attend this yearly event. Reaching across all divides and embracing an international community, the 9 Mile Music Festival draws the young at heart and encourages everyone to come together.
Advance general admission tickets are $57.83 and include all taxes, fees and parking. Special VIP tickets are available for $179.00 and include a VIP entrance, special viewing area and backstage access. Tickets are available at www.9milemusicfestival.com and the following outlets:
Caribbean Delite Restaurant, 9491 SW 160th Street
Cliffs Restaurant, 10740 NW 7th Avenue
Condom USA, 3066 Grand Avenue
Holy Smokes, 13205 SW 137th Avenue
Jamaica Kitchen, 8736 SW 72nd Street
Midtown Smoke Shop, 3503 NE 2nd Avenue
Uncle Sam’s, 1141 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
In Palm Beach County:
Chinnys Restaurant, 1155 Royal Palm Beach
Silverspoon Restaurant, 940 Park Avenue, Suite 104
In Broward County:
Aunt I’s, 1166 N State Road 7
Aunt I’s 10111 Pines Boulevard
Barbican Square, 11030 Pembroke Road, Miramar
One Love Music, 6460 N State Road 7
Reggae n Things, 7851 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs
VP Records, 6022 SW 21st Street
We-B-Joys, 3565 Powerline Road