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It all started in 1994 with the formations of Reggae band the Dub Smugglers, as Bassie, and Band Manager. Fast forward to 1995, THE KURANDA REGGAE FESTIVAL (known as the FIRST as well as THE BEST Reggae Festival in Australia) was born. in 2003, The Festival was re-branded as The REGGAETOWN FESTIVAL with Indigenous Aboriginal Music as our focus. The Reggaaetown Festival was known for featuring emerging AUS & NZ Reggae Music & Bands artists for over a decade including: The John Butler Trio, The Cat Empire, Jah Mason, Zennith Blue, King Brown & Zenith until its final year in 2012.
In 2012 a NEW Reggae Music Booking agency emerged:
★ THE REGGAE EMPIRE ★
Now managing & booking touring acts form all over the world that include: Toots & the Maytals, Julian Marley, Third World, Jimmy Cliff, J Boog, and of course, Katchafire, exclusively in The Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Soloman Islands, Guam, Tahiti, Hawaii, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea & others.
MANAGEMENT and WORLDWIDE BOOKING for Katchafire started in 2012, and in 2013, LION HOUSE RECORDS launched and since gone on to release Katchafire and Blue King Brown in Australia. Moving forward to 2014, T.R.E. began facilitating numerous collaborations & formations by enlisting the help of producers, musicians and artists from all corners of the world to record at the Legendary Tuff Gong Studios in Kingston Jamaica and collaborate with Icons of genre bringing fresh faces & new sounds to the genre.
In 2016, T.R.E. Branched our services across the pacific to the USA & hoping to reach Audiences & Markets in Europe, Africa and South America in 2020 and beyond!
Artists supported by us in the Pacific Include:
Naaman, Quiche Neira, Shaggy, Ladi 6, Maisey Rika, LAB, Common Kings, Steel Pulse, & Papy Kojo, Jah Mason, Fully Fullwood, Nkulee Dube