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Reggae fest taking over Old Market Square

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Fans of world music who want to stay in the city can head to Old Market Square this weekend for the ninth annual Soca-Reggae Music Festival.

The fest, headlined by Jamaican reggae star Freddie McGregor and Montreal's Jah Cutta, begins Friday (from 6 p.m. to midnight) continues Saturday from noon to midnight and ends on Sunday (noon to 10 p.m.).

Daily admission is $7, and rises to $10 after 7 p.m.

On top of the musical acts, there will be a craft market and the aromas of Caribbean and Latin American cooking in the air as Old Market Square will be transformed into a Caribbean village, organizers say.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 8, 2014 D2

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