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



    Adam Prescott

    Rubber DubMore 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.