Monthly Archives: January 2008
I-Town Records and Judahites Productions presents Central New York’s only Roots Reggae Series. Showcasing one of reggae legends Clinton Fearon, founding member of the Gladiators and his Boogie Brown Band. Kevin Kinsella Founding member of John Browns Body and Founder of I-Town Records will be performing with his project Food Clothes and Shelter. Master Kora Player Malang Diabate will be showcasing his skills to open the show. A great night of Roots Music hosted by Mike Judah from Reggae Explosions on 92 WICB. Reggae Explosions airs every Thursday Mornings from 10am-12noon EST. It can be streamed live at wicb.org. Tickets are available at www.castawaysithaca.com
Michael Judah Miller
|Jan 18, 2008|
|8:00 PM PST|
|Also On The Bill|
|Clinton Fearon and the Boogie Brown Band|
|Minimum Age Limit|
|21 and over|
|Castaways (more details)|
|413 Old Taughannock Blvd|
|Ithaca, NY US|
Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 26, 2007 – Bob Marley and The Wailers sold more than 250 million albums worldwide. In the period since Bob Marley’s passing in May, 1981, one group has continued to carry the message. The Wailers will headline The Shell at Trump Marina on Saturday, February 23 for one show at 8 p.m.
Year after year, The Wailers, led by Aston “Familyman” Barrett (the bass player and musical leader for the Wailers was the musical director for Bob Marley), have toured the globe playing their special brand of music, enjoyed around the world by countless millions of fans. “Familyman” is the sole living musician who was with Bob Marley from the beginning of Bob’s career to his unfortunate death.
The Wailers now consist of seven original members who recorded and/or toured with “Bob Marley and the Wailers.” The Wailers ‘live’ show consists of Bob Marley and The Wailers’ songs such as: “Buffalo Soldier,” “Lively up Yourself,” “Is This Love,” “One Love,” “I Shot the Sheriff,” “Satisfy My Soul,” “Trench Town Rock,” “Get Up Stand Up,” “Jamming,” “Who the Cap Fit,” “Exodus,” “Roots Rock Reggae, “Kinky Reggae,” “War,” “Redemption Song, “Stir it Up,” “No Woman No Cry,” and “Could You Be Loved.” The show also includes many other old songs, written by members of the Wailers, which were performed live during Bob Marley and the Wailers’ tours, as well as new original Wailers songs.
Tickets for The Wailers are priced at $30 plus tax and charity fee and are on sale now. Tickets are available by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420, or online at http://www.tickemaster.com <http://www.tickemaster.com/> .
Wednesday February 6th
–-The Longest Running Bob Marley Day Celebration in NYC–
–The Only Celebration on Bob Marley’s Actual Birthday–
On Wednesday February 6th, S.O.B.’s celebrates Bob Marley Day for the 25th year in a row, with the only NYCcelebration on Marley’s actual date of birth, featuring The New Kingston Band and DJ LionDub on the turntables. Palm Pictures will be celebrating the February 12th DVD release of it’s new film, Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley’s Vision. The documentary follows the Marley Family during their trip to Ethiopia to celebrate Bob’s 60th Birthday and ignites the screen with the spirit of world-renowned reggae icon Bob Marley in every frame
Bob Marley’s name is almost synonymous with Reggae. We remember the brilliant and evocative music that he gave the world; music recorded more than two decades ago that still remains timeless and universal. With a career that endured over twenty years, Bob Marley was one of the most charismatic, prolific and universally loved performers of our time.
Commemorating Marley’s undying legacy, are DJ LionDub, who has opened for Damien Marley, The Wailers and Johnny Osbourne, and The New Kingston Band, a talented group of 4 brothers, who have toured as the backing band for reggae giants like Sean Paul, Sizzla, Sugar Minot, Richie Spice, Collie Buddz and many others. With this combination of remarkable talent, entertainment courtesy of Palm Pictures, and the rich tradition of S.O.B.’s, there is only one way to celebrate Bob Marley’s birthday this year!
Ticket Info: $15 Advance/$18 Day of Show; Available at Ticketmaster and S.O.B.�??s Box Office; Africa UniteScreening: 8pm. Live Show: 10pm
Press Contact: Alex Damashek; email@example.com; 212-243-4940 x. 130
|Feb 6, 2008|
|8:00 PM PST|
|$15 Advance/$18 Day of Show|
|Minimum Age Limit|
|21 and over|
|S.O.B.’s (more details)|
|204 Varick Street @ W. Houston|
|New York, NY USA|
IT’S WAYNE’S WORLD�?�WAYNE’S WORLD
REGGAE MUSIC’S FINEST, I-WAYNE AND WAYNE WONDER, JOIN FORCES ON THEIR WINTER 2008 U.S. TOUR
It’s a new year and the Wayne’s of reggae are turning up the heat for Winter 2008. I-Wayne and Wayne Wonder will perform in multiple cities across the United States from January to mid-February. The highly anticipated tour will kick off in Boston, MA on January 16th and continue throughout the Northeast, Midwest and Southeast. Fans can mix their tastes buds with the satisfying sounds of I-Wayne’s culture tunes and Wayne Wonder’s velvety love songs. Please see confirmed dates below:
January 16 Boston, MA Roxy’s
January 18 Bridgeport, CT Aces Nightclub
January 19 Rochester, NY Water Street
January 20 Norfolk, VA The Norva
January 21 Bronx, NY The Party Place
January 23 Atlanta, GA Party Room
January 24 Chicago, IL The Metro
January 25 Columbus, OH Alrosa Villa
January 27 Detroit, MI Sigma Plaza
January 29 Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café
January 30 Kansas City, MO Madrid Theater
January 31 Chicago, IL Wild Hare
February 3 Tampa, FL Harbor Club
February 6 Charlotte, NC Club Tropix
February 7 Jacksonville, FL Club Rain
February 8 Miami, FL Florida Memorial College
February 9 Fort Myers, FL Vinnie’s Cuisine
February 10 Orlando , FL Hard Rock Café
Performing and recording for over 15 years, Wayne Wonder is synonymous with worldwide dancehall reggae chart-toppers and mega hits. His latest album, Foreva, features his new tune “For My Love” ft. rap diva Trina and boasts impressive collaborations with world renowned dancehall producers Don Corleone and Tony Kelly (Sean Paul, Elephant Man). Foreva is a follow up to 2003’s smash success ‘No Holding Back’ (Atlantic Records) which garnered worldwide acclaim with a peak position at #29 on the Billboard Top 200, a Grammy nomination for Best Reggae Album, and the now famous solo television performance splitting the bill with Sean Paul on ‘Saturday Night Live’. To check out select tracks and video from Foreva click here: http://radmarg.vo.llnwd.net/o1/vprecords/projects/1796Foreva/epk/1796forevaepk.html. For more info on Wayne Wonder visit http://www.waynewonder.com or http://www.myspace.com/waynewonder4life.
On his sophomore release Book Of Life, I-Wayne disarms fans once again with his enchanting smooth sound over airy instrumentals and simplistic yet profound lyrics. The roots and culture sensation landed a hit on major urban/hip-hop radio in 2005 with his fiery single, “Can’t Satisfy Her,” on heavy rotation at New York’s Hot 97 radio station and received tremendous critical acclamation on his debut album Lava Ground as well as his most recent effort Book Of Life. I-Wayne has undeniably raised the bar for roots reggae of this generation by captivating the world with his distinct sound and deep insight. To listen to snippets of his new album visit http://vprecords.com/ecards/vp1798/iWaynePress.html For more info visit www.myspace.com/iwayne.
For more info on the tour or if you would like to schedule interviews with these artists please contact Tiffany Mea at 718-425-1151 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Thanks.
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|Dancehall reggae powerhouse CHAM (formally Baby Cham) stops by the BADMAN RADIO show this Saturday on Bigupradio.com. BADMAN RADIO is hosted by DJ TRASHA “Tha Booty Shaker.” Cham has been blowing up hot dancehall tracks since the late 90’s. His latest smash hits include “What U Think The Police Can Do,” “Possess (Silver Screen Riddim),” and let’s not forget the bombshell “Ghetto Story (Eighty Five Riddim)” Do not miss this exclusive interview and feature with CHAM!! ONE LOVE
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