Celebrating Jamaica’s legendary music scene

February serves as Reggae Month in Jamaica, where fans can celebrate the music at its birthplace. Throughout the month, a range of reggae-focused activities will be held across the island with many of the events taking place in the capital city of Kingston. This year’s Reggae Month will commemorate the island’s 50th Anniversary of Independence with the theme “Reggae 50 – Jamaica’s Heart and Soul.”Special activities include the following: The Trench Town Festival, Feb. 3-6; Bob Marley Birthday Concert, Feb. 5; Bob Marley Museum Cake Cutting, Feb. 6; Best of the Reggae Film Festival, Feb. 18; Bob Marley Public Lectures, Feb. 6 and 16; Football Match, a special Bob Marley “One Love”football match will be held on Feb. 22 to honour Marley’s love for the sport. The game will be held at Constant Spring Football Field in Kingston. (