Barbados ready for 2012 reggae festival

Barbados is inviting music lovers to visit April 22-29 to celebrate the 2012 Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival. The week-long festival throughout Barbados will boast a selection of reggae music indigenous to different locales. The schedule of events is as follows: April 22, 3 p.m., Reggae Beach Party at Brandon’s Beach, Spring Garden, featuring Mr. Vegas and Baby Cham; April 27, from 9 p.m., Vintage Reggae Show & Dance at 3Ws Theater, Kensington Oval featuring Freddie McGregor, Glen Washington, Admiral Tibet, Ernie Smith, Wendy Alleyne, Mike Grosvenor, Super Ruben & more; April 28, from 7 p.m., Bajan Reggae Night at 3Ws Theater, Kensington Oval featuring Buggy Nakhente, Kirk Browne, Crimeson, Fari, Lil Rick, Peter Ram, King Slim, Simon Pipe, Hott Flames, Kid Site, Daddy Mark & more; April 29, from 11 a.m., Reggae on the Hill at Farley Hill National Park featuring Third World, Jah Cure, Capleton, Chris Martin, Konshens, Tanya Stephens, Everton Blender & more. (