CultureShock is back in effect with an even bigger star-studded reggae music icons, including female vocalist Ifrica, I-Octane backed by the Riddim 2000 and and PopCaan backed by Ruff Kutts Krew Band.
 
It all gets underway at Snorkel Park on July 7th.
 
This year’s event dubbed  CultureShock 18, also includes Bermuda’s own Jesse Seymour whose latest hit is slamming with Abby, B.L.A.C., General Kaution, C Daynger, backed by D.I.A. Band.
 
Advance tickets went on sale this week at $85 a piece and are available online at www.PTIX.bm, and at both branches of Audio Visual. Tickets sold at the gate will run you $100 each.
 
Gates open at 7pm.
 
Local DJs include DJ Donnie, DJ Gibbo and Blacka Knights from 7pm to 9pm.
 
MC Richie B of Inter-Island Communications will host the show.
 
Showtime begins at 9pm. Once in there’s no re-entry, no videos and no coolers allowed with tight security.
 
When contacted this weekend, Mr Simmons told Bermuda Real: “People always asked me ‘when are you going to bring CultureShock back’. I always answered, one day one day, and now that day is here.
 
“I’m very excited to bring CultureShock back. I’m expecting a massive crowd to come out to support the artists, which is positive and brings everyone together to enjoy themselves.
 
“We want to bring people together from all walks of life to this event, because we are One Island,” he added.
 
CultureShock started approximately 25 years ago until 2010. Concerts over the years include Beres Hammond, Jah Cure, Buju Banton, Taurus Riley, Richie Spice and Beres Hammond and many more.
 
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