Surf Hotel Announces Reggae On The Lawn, It’s Highly-Anticipated And Biggest Festival Of The Summer

Article Contributed by Brand + Bash | Published on Thursday, July 7, 2022

The Surf Hotel announces Reggae on The LAWN, the first music event of its kind and the biggest summer festival to date, taking place July 8-10 in South Main’s newest outdoor venue. The lineup includes an A-list roster of legendary reggae artists including Collie Buddz, The Movement, Israel Vibration, and Don Carlos. Plus dance party vibes with The Polish Ambassador, BoomBox, and DJ Matt Cassidy. The festival will conclude on Sunday with a Softlanding Set featuring Heavy Diamond Ring followed by Rapidgrass with special guest Mark Levy.

The festival will also feature two unforgettable after party concerts in the Surf Hotel’s Ivy Ballroom featuring BoomBox on Friday and The Polish Ambassador on Saturday.

Friday’s headliner Collie Buddz who grew up on the islands of Bermuda, rose to prominence in the early to mid-2000s, with hits like “Come Around” and “Mamacita.” His third and latest studio album “Hybrid” hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard reggae charts shortly after its 2019 release. Saturday’s headliner features The Movement, an alternative-reggae band that has been winning fans over since its inception in Columbia, SC in 2003. Drawing inspiration from Sublime, 311, Slightly Stoopid, and John Brown’s Body, they’ve come to be known as musical shapeshifters with a foundation of heavy drum and bass. Their sixth studio album, Ways Of The World, will be released on June 7, 2019, as the highly anticipated followup to 2016’s Golden.

“We are really excited to mix it up and do some reggae with an epic lineup for our biggest summer festival. We love the combination of OG stars like Don Carlos and Isreal Vibration mixed with the younger alternative-reggae bands. We are always excited to bring back The Polish Ambassador who will perform on The LAWN as well as in the Ivy Ballroom for one of the two after party shows” said Jed Selby, Co-Founder, and President of South Main and Surf Hotel.

Festival and camping passes as well as after-party and single-day tickets can be purchased at  

*Kids 12 and under are free

About the Surf Hotel: The Surf Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the adventure town of Buena Vista, Colorado. Inspired by the understated elegance of European hospitality and the spectacular natural beauty of its home in the Rocky Mountains, the Surf offers a unique perspective and location which features a sense of luxury without pretension.

About the Ivy Ballroom: Overlooking the waves of the Buena Vista Whitewater Park, the Surf Hotel’s beautifully detailed Ivy Ballroom is designed to host a range of intimate, world-class events ranging from seated dinners to epic concerts, weddings, and feature films. Named Top 10 Best Small-Town Music Venues by Colorado Magazine, the Ivy Ballroom - conveniently located inside the Surf Hotel - is quickly becoming a sought-after venue for both artists and concert-goers alike. Since its opening in 2019, the Ivy Ballroom has hosted a plethora of renowned musicians, from The Motet to Leftover Salmon, Keller Williams, Rapidgrass, and others. The Ivy Ballroom boasts an elite sound system and lighting as well as unmatched views of the Arkansas River.

About The LAWN:  Located in front of the Surf Hotel, on South Main Town Square, The LAWN is an acclaimed open-air venue surrounded by 360 degrees of stunning Colorado landscape. The LAWN, South Main’s newest venue, has become a popular attraction and beloved space for the community to gather during the summer to enjoy live music. Guests are encouraged to kick off their shoes and dance the night away. Also boasting an elite sound system and stage lights, The LAWN offers artists and concert-goers an epic experience that is intimate, unique, and beautiful.