Nesta’s Rock coming Jan 2015! [Photo Courtesy of JMTC]
The JMTC is proud to present Nesta’s Rock [Photo Courtesy of JMTC]
Nesta’s Rock was inspired by Marley’s childhood [Photo Courtesy of Tuff Gong]
Tuff Gong International partnered with JMTC [Photo Courtesy of Tuff Gong]
JMTC’s Creative Team [Photo Courtesy of JMTC]
Nesta’s Rock Celebrates Marley’s 70th Anniversary [Photo Courtesy of Google Images]
Cedella Marley (CEO of the Marley Group of Companies) [Photo Courtesy of Cedella Marley’s Facebook Fan Page”
*Photos: Various Sources
What’s your favorite Bob ‘Nesta’ Marley song? “One Love”, “Three Little Birds”, “No Woman, No Cry” are all reggae classics and synonymous with Jamaican music. Tourists who visit the country look forward to hearing those tunes on the beach to enhance their island experience. Should they arrive next year January to February 2015, tourists can also enjoy their favorite Marley numbers live in theater!
That’s right, a Marley musical! The Bob Marley Group of Companies has partnered with the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company’s (JMTC) to present the JMTC’s upcoming original children’s musical production, Nesta’s Rock. Not only is the musical inspired by his childhood, but Nesta’s Rock also marks and celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the late king of reggae on February 6, 2015. The musical will create new renditions of Marley’s most popular singles, such as “Trench Town Rock”, “Redemption Song”, “Could You Be Loved” and many others.
Reggae Sumfest 2014 [Photo Courtesy of Reggae Sumfest]
The Reggae Around the World Team
is proud to announce Reggae Sumfest 2014: The Greatest Reggae Show On Earth
from Sunday, July 13 to Saturday, July 19 in Montego Bay, Jamaica
! The world famous annual festival, features the best artists and DJs in reggae, dancehall and international music. This year’s Sumfest features a week long celebration of music parties and concerts. Check out our performer slideshows and event details below!
Date: Sunday, July 13
Event: Reggae Sumfest Beach Party
Location: Aquasol Beach
Raggamuffin Festival in NZ
Sons of Zion
Ghetto Youths International
House of Shem
Three Houses Down
*Photos: Various Sources including Raggamuffin Festival
The Reggae Around the World: Music Blog team is proud to announce the Raggamuffin Music Festival 2014 live in Rotorua, New Zealand:
Friday 31st Jan, 2014 –
SHAGGY // REBEL SOULJAHZ
TIKI TAANE (Ft. OPTIMUS GRYME) // SOLJAH
Saturday 1st Feb, 2014 –
DAMIAN MARLEY (Ft. GHETTO YOUTHS INTERNATIONAL)
MORGAN HERITAGE // GROUNDATION
HOUSE OF SHEM // THREE HOUSES DOWN // SONS OF ZION
With more acts/special guests still to be announced!
For more information, check them out on:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/raggamuffinNZ
Twitter – https://twitter.com/RaggamuffinFest
Instagram – http://instagram.com/raggamusicfestnz
*Photos courtesy of Conkarah
Check out Conkarah on May 30, at Rags Up in Bonnigheim, Germany!
Photo courtesy of The Green
Come see Hawaii’s leading reggae band, The Green on their Liars and Lovers Tour! Joining them, as their opening act, will be New Kingston. You definitely don’t want to miss this.
With countless hits and successful albums, the The Green has caught the attention of reggae fans in the U.S. Pacific Coast and Caribbean. Their unique rock and reggae fusion creates an organic sound like no other. Get your tickets today before they sell out.
Feb 22: Breckenridge CO – Three20South
Feb 23: Fort Collins CO – Aggie Theatre
Feb 25: Aspen CO – Belly Up Aspen
Feb 27: Boise ID – The Reef
Mar 01: Spokane WA – The Center Of Spokane
Mar 02: Tacoma WA – Jazzbones
Mar 03: Bellingham WA – Wild Buffalo