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Rasta Stevie Fired Up for Reggae on Western Slope

Rasta Stevie

Raste Stevie has been an evangelist for reggae music on the Western Slope for many decades, including a long stint as a DJ at KOTO in Telluride and 25 years at KDUR in Durango. He speaks with KVNF's Gavin Dahl about new music venues opening this year and reggae shows coming up this summer including:

  • Rides & Reggae in New Castle on Aug 7 with The Expendables, Tomorrow's Bad Seeds & more
  • Artikal Sound System & Sensi Trails at Animas City Theatre in Durango on Aug 8
  • Four Corners Reggae Fest at Tico Time Resort on Labor Day Weekend with Stephen Marley, Collie Buddz, The Gladiators

Gavin Dahl is a writer and producer with a passion for community media. He worked for KVNF from July 2020 to July 2022. He won awards and recognition for his KVNF reporting from the Colorado Broadcasters Association and Society of Professional Journalists. His writing has been published by The Montrose Press, The Sopris Sun, Boulder Weekly, Raw Story, Radio Survivor, Boise Weekly, and The Austin American-Statesman. He graduated from The Evergreen State College with a BA in media production and community organizing.