Island Stage is born out of passion for reggae and world beat music and a longstanding appreciation for reggae culture.
Island Stage Magazine supports emerging artists, celebrates established musicians, and sets a high standard for professionalism in reggae journalism.
The highly qualified professionals of the Island Stage Magazine team share a deep and lifelong passion for reggae. These writers and photographers travel the world to share the fun, the sun and the excitement with readers. The Island Stage staff draws inspiration from decades of personal and professional experience working with the top names in reggae. For more than three decades, owner and publisher Susan Underwood has nurtured a vast international network of musicians, producers and artists. These longstanding personal and professional relationships allow readers to enjoy a more intimate view of the lives of their favorite artists, as well as an “ear to the ground” for identifying new and emerging international artists from Africa, Asia, South America, Europe and North America.