Dred I Dread is a Minneapolis, MN based Reggae Band. The Band was formed in 1998 and chosen as "Best Local Reggae Band" by City Pages Magazine in 1999. The debut CD "Listen to the Revolution" was released in March 1999. The CD was produced by Reggae Keyboardist Tony “Asher” Brisset, one of the founding members of Black Uhuru. During 2000 and 2001, Dred I Dread was named "Best Reggae Band in Minnesota" by the members of the Minnesota Music Academy. Dred I Dread shared stages with The Wailers, Yellowman, Israel Vibration, The Meditations, De La Soul, Jimmy Cliff, Sister Carol, Third World and many other international acts.

Look for our latest single My Love Remains True @ iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and other online stores. You can also download our songs from our website.

Some of our songs are exclusively available on this website.

The Dred I Dread Team


Join our mailing list for the latest news & get a free download

Previous events

Dred I Dread/ Harriet Brewing Reggae Festival

Harriet Brewing, 3036 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis/ MN

By popular public demand - we are in for another Reggae Festival at the Harriet Brewing. Free & All Ages!

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Prizefighter Sound System - DJs playing through an authentic Jamaican sound system

2:00 - 4:00 The Non-Prophets

4:30 - 5:30 The Prizefighters playing Reggae & Ska

6:00 - 9:00 PM Dred I Dread will be playing the soon to be released NEW album!



Como Zoo - Groovin' In The Garden w/ Dred I Dread

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Dr,, St Paul, MN 55103

Visitor Center Courtyard 7/8/2015 - 6:00 pm While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities on the Visitor Center lawn.

Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment


Harriet Brewing Reggae Fest - Dred I Dread, Non-Prophets, Van Nixon

Harriet Brewing, 3036 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis/ MN

Come and join us at the Harriet Brewing for a day of Reggae music with KFAI DJs, Van Nixon, Non-Prophets and Dred I Dread. The event will start at 1:00 PM. No cover - FREE! We will have couple food trucks to serve your favorite Caribbean cuisine.

FREE Age limit: All ages



Dred I Dread @ the Trempealeau Reggae Festival

Trempealeau Hotel, 150 Main St, , Trempealeau, WI 54661

Join us for a celebration of all things Reggae! Great Jamaican food, three live bands and DJ Trichrome between the acts to keep things hopping!


Live from Studio 5 - KFAI Radio!