Reggae Sensation Shaggy To Perform At L.A.’s FAHMFest This Fall

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Reggae Sensation Shaggy To Perform At L.A.’s FAHMFest This Fall

Get your pass to FAHMFest—L.A.’s largest Filipino festival in 2021.

L.A. Is about to be graced with the unstoppable chart-topping, smash hit-maker who put Reggae and Jamaican dancehall on the global map. FAHMFest has just announced the two-time Grammy-winning artist Shaggy as the headliner for its 2021 fall festival. 

The multi-platinum ‘It Wasn’t Me’ track dominated the airwaves and became a summer anthem in 2000— and the irresistibly racy rhymes and infectious beat can still get even the most PC crowd bouncing. But these aren’t just for lyrical lovers of the past ‘Boombastic’, has found new life on TikTok and his latest studio album Hot Shot 2020 takes Shaggy’s catalog and catapults it into the future. While you can expect to hear genre-bending renditions, there’ll also be brand-new music from the release.

FAHMFest’s debut celebration will transform the historic Port of Los Angeles into a cultural mecca, brimming with food, art, dance, live music and fashion of the 7,640 islands. Get a taste of true Southeast Asian spirit brought to life through 500,000 feet of colorful displays, art installations, dazzling performances, rides, and delicious fare from acclaimed Pinoy chefs.

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Get your tickets so you don’t miss this opportunity to be transported into an immersive Filipino-inspired paradise.

With Southern California being home to the largest Filipino communities outside of the Philippines, most Angelenos are well-acquainted with mouthwatering Filipino cuisine. At FAHMFest, you’ll step into familiar “districts” like Filipinotown, Koreatown, and Chinatown where you can sample incredible indigenous dishes from over 50 vendors—including Taste of the Pacific, Mussels & Pearls and Satay LA.

There’ll also be artists like Spawnbreezie and P-Lo performing, along with traditional cultural performers lighting up the streets as you traverse this sprawling festival. You can even settle in for dance-offs judged by popular dance crews and catwalks graced with stunning pageants like Miss Philippines USA.

We can’t think of a better way to unify the community and mark the comeback of live festivals, than sharing plates of BBQ pork ribs, toasting with craft beers from a fully stocked bar while marveling at the colorful displays and performances.

It goes without saying that there’ll be capacity limits along with state-guided protocols in place to ensure the beauty of these Asian cultures can be enjoyed safely.

Book your tickets and join this one-of-a-kind Filipino street party!

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