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Huge early bird ticket sales for Sumfest

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Although the line-up for Reggae Sumfest 2019 is yet to be announced, worldwide interest in this year's renewal is already being evaluated through early ticket sales.

According to the promoters the results showed that excitement is already high among patrons for 27th staging of the iconic event.

“Ticket sales have gotten off to a running start, following a early bird ticket flash sale inclusive of both general admission and VIP passes that sold out in less than the 48 hours allotted for the online sale,” their release said.

Commenting on the already high demand for tickets, Downsound Entertainment (DSE) boss, Joe Bogdanovich noted that, although it is still early in the year, there was such strong demand for tickets that they decided to do a short early bird sale, to offer discounted prices to our loyal patrons.

“Even we were a bit surprised at how quickly it sold out. This is a great sign, it shows just how strong the Sumfest brand is, and how much support there is for the event, both in and outside Jamaica. People love the event, the music and the overall experience of being in Jamaica surrounded by the amazing culture,” Bogdanovich said.

Sumfest 2019 promises to be one for the books, with an impressive schedule of events leading up to the greatly anticipated concert nights on July 19 and 20.

The week of events is expected to kick off on July 14 with the Sumfest Mawnin Medz beach party, followed by the Street Dance, All White Party, All Black Blitz Party, Global Sound Clash and the Reggae Sumfest Symposium.

Sumfest has upped the game with a launch in Trinidad and Tobago added to the list that traditionally includes New York, Kingston and Montego Bay.

Balford Henry

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