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San Diego Bayfest Returns for its 4th Annual Music Festival at Waterfront Park

YEW Staff
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San Diego Bayfest is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever!

On July 8, 2023, music lovers from near and far will gather at Waterfront Park for a day of incredible performances, unforgettable moments, and the perfect summer vibe. With a lineup featuring renowned artists such as Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Common Kings, Koffee, Prof, Denm, and Kahlil Nash, this year’s festival promises to be an extraordinary celebration of diverse musical talent.

Headlining the event is the legendary Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, the Grammy-winning dancehall reggae artist known for his powerful performances and thought-provoking lyrics. Fans can expect an electrifying set that will transport them to the heart of Jamaica and leave them mesmerized.

Joining Marley on stage are Los Angeles’ very own Common Kings, who have taken the reggae scene by storm with their unique blend of island rhythms, pop hooks, and soulful harmonies. Their infectious energy and catchy tunes will have the crowd grooving and singing along.

Adding to the international flavor of the festival is Jamaica’s rising star, Koffee. At only 22 years old, Koffee has already made waves with her captivating reggae sound and insightful lyrics. Her soulful voice and infectious charm are sure to captivate the audience.

The lineup also includes hip-hop artist Prof, known for his high-energy performances and clever wordplay. With his dynamic stage presence and engaging style, Prof is guaranteed to bring the crowd to their feet.

Blending reggae and rock influences, Denm will take the stage, bringing his signature sound and catchy melodies. His music will resonate with fans looking for a fusion of genres that defy boundaries.

Representing the local San Diego talent is soul funk artist Kahlil Nash. With his smooth vocals and infectious rhythm, Nash will showcase the vibrant music scene thriving in the city.

DJs sets provided by Sleeping Giant Music – You cannot have a conversation about the DJ scene in San Diego without mentioning the city’s premier talent agency, Sleeping Giant Music. SGM has curated a lineup of exceptional DJs who will keep the vibes alive during set changes with their electrifying live spins. Get ready for an unforgettable experience with performances by UniteMr. Hek, and Green T.

San Diego Bayfest has become a staple in the city’s summer calendar, attracting music enthusiasts from all walks of life. With its stunning waterfront location at Waterfront Park, attendees can enjoy breathtaking views while immersing themselves in an unforgettable musical experience.

In addition to the incredible lineup, San Diego Bayfest will offer an array of food vendors, art installations, and interactive experiences, making it a truly immersive festival experience. Whether attendees are exploring the diverse cuisine or engaging with local artists, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

For more information about San Diego Bayfest, including ticket sales, artist lineup, and festival updates, please visit

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