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Friday 13th February 2015

35 Years of Jamdown Vershun

We’re celebrating the 35th anniversary of one of RTRFM’s longest running programs, Jamdown Vershun, with a tropical party showcasing the sounds of Jamaica!

35 Years of Jamdown Vershun kicks off at 8pm on Friday, 13 February at The Budgie Smuggler, as part of Fringe World 2015. The event will feature the best in local reggae, dancehall, dub, ska, rocksteady, calypso and 2-tone.

Taking to the stage for this major local music milestone are Benn Madz & Miss Eve, Cera Kymarni & Lioness Movement, The Isolites, Papa Flava, Souljah Kaptivez and The Weapon Is Sound.

Jamdown Vershun presenters DJ SimbaMumma Trees and General Justice & Jah Wisdom Sound will be on the decks ‘til late, pumping out island riddims, old skool classics and fresh new tracks from the Jamaican music scene.

RTRFM’s Jamdown Vershun program first appeared on the station in 1979 and has consistently brought Perth listeners classic and cutting edge sounds from Jamaica, as well as Jamaican-influenced sounds from both local and international artists.

Jamdown Vershun takes to the airwaves every Saturday from 5-7pm on RTRFM 92.1.

Presale tickets to 35 Years of Jamdown Vershun are available now from and

Playing Times
20:00-20:40 – Mumma Trees

20:40-21:00 – Papa Flava
21:00-21:35 – Souljah Kaptivez
21:35-21:55 – General Justice & Jah Wisdom Sound
21:55-22:30 – The Weapon Is Sound
22:30-22:50 – Benn Madz & Miss Eve
22:50-23:00 – DJ Simba
23:00-23:40 – The Isolites
23:40-00:00 – Cera Kymarni & Lioness Movement

WHEN: Friday, 13 February 2015, 8pm – 12am.
WHERE: The Budgie Smuggler, aka The Bakery, 233 James Street, Northbridge
TICKETS: Presale tickets $15 – general public and $10 – RTRFM subscribers from, Tickets also available on the door on the night.

Please note this event is 18+ – please ensure to bring valid ID.
RTRFM Gold & Platinum Subscribers receive free entry to the event.

Time: 8pm-12am
Venue: The Budgie Smuggler (The Bakery), 233 James Street, Northbridge