People filter in through the front gates of the amphitheater. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Zion I begins the night in the setting sun. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Zion I is the first of three openers before Rebelution. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Hip hop duo Zion I is the opening act of the night. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

An audience member smiles during Stephen Marley’s performance. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Common Kings are the second opener of the night with DJ Mackle appearing between sets. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Common Kings set the stage after the first opener Zion I. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

In between Common Kings and Stephen Marley, white spot lights illuminate unsuspecting audience members. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Stephen Marley follows after Common Kings bringing in a mix of his own music as well as some from his father, Bob Marley. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

One of Stephen Marley’s dreadlocks swings and lands on his guitar, resting there as Marley addresses the Eugene audience. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Stephen Marley is the final performer to take the stage before Rebelution. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Stephen Marley playing before Rebelution takes the stage. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

The white lights that had show brightly on the audience between sets shines again, only this time, it’s during Stephen Marley’s performance. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Many young audiences members could be found getting a boost up on shoulders and arms while some were fast asleep on the grass lawns. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Rebelution lead singer Eric Rachmany finally takes the stage as the night cools down and darkens. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

Rebelution lead singer Eric Rachmany and the audience nearing the end of the show. Rebelution headlines Cuthbert Amphitheater for a night of reggae with Zion I, Common Kings and Stephen Marley on Aug. 17, 2018. (Dana Sparks/Emerald)

 

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Photojournalist and Sex and Relationships columnist

Dana is a photojournalist specializing in long-format storytelling — particularly regarding gender and social justice topics. She is the Daily Emerald Sex and Relationships columnist. This is her third year at the Emerald.


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