The UK’s award-winning festival of reggae returns to the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool on 10 + 11 September.

Since its inception in 2016, Positive Vibration has established itself as one of the country’s most exciting and eclectic reggae festivals, playing host to internationally renowned bands, legendary sound systems & selectors and some of the brightest new talent.

Despite the numerous setbacks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Positive Vibration are determined to bring you 2 days of incredible music, performance, activities & culture. The line-up is looking bigger than ever, with the following acts already confirmed:

• The Twinkle Brothers
• Mad Professor Ft. Sister Aisha
• Gentleman’s Dub Club
• Hollie Cook
• Channel One
• Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds
• Zion Train
• From The Specials – Neville Staple Band
• Don Letts
• Tippa Irie, Horseman & The Upper Cut Band
• Congo Natty Ft. Congo Dubz & Iron Dread
• General Levy & Joe Ariwa
• Ruts DC
• Krafty Kuts Ft. Dynamite MC
• Mungo’s Hi Fi Ft. Charlie P
• Iration Steppas Ft. Murray Man
• The Nextmen Ft. Gardna
• DJ Vadim Ft. Jman
• O.B.F Ft. Sr. Wilson
• Kiko Bun
• Sinai Sound System
• Levi Tafari
• Oxman
• Kioko
• Adam Prescott
• Rubber Dub
More artists TBA.

In addition to the live music, Positive Vibration will also play host to:

For the Family

Over the festival weekend, there will be a plethora of activities & workshops for all the family, including dub poetry, drumming & movement, dance, capoeira, arts & crafts and screen-printing. The activities & workshops will be hosted by Levi Tafari, Katumba, Capoeira For All, Movema, Square Pegs, The Paper Moon and Curtis Watt. There will also be a special live performance from festival favourites, Staged Kaos. Children & young people are welcome to the festival on both days, with those under 12 years old being granted free entry. Please note, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and there’s a curfew of 9pm on both days.

Reggae Q&A

One of the most engaging aspects of the festival, the Reggae Q&A is a panel discussion which focuses on the impact of reggae on British music, culture & society. This year’s panel will be chaired by music journalist, John Robb and will feature other industry experts, TBA.

Jamdown Market

A host of traders offering a diverse selection of food, drink, records, clothes, arts & crafts, jewellery, health and well-being. If you would like to trade at this year’s festival, please contact


Important: If you have already purchased a ticket, please keep hold of it, as it will remain valid for the rescheduled dates.

• Advance Weekend Tickets: ONLY £60
• Teenager (12-17 years) Weekend Tickets: ONLY £15
• Children under 12 go FREE on both days



The festival will take place in the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool across Camp & Furnace, District, YARD, Hangar 34 and 92 Degrees

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Baltic Creative is proud to sponsor Positive Vibration – the UK’s award-winning celebration of reggae music and Jamaican heritage.