The Wailers Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Their Iconic Album Legend on Tour This Summer

The Wailers Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Their Iconic Album Legend on Tour This Summer

The Wailers celebrate the 30th Anniversary of their iconic album Legend. The band hit the road in the US performing the album in its entirety. The songs that were included were “Is this Love”, “No Woman No Cry”, “Three Little Birds”, “Buffalo Soldier”, “Get Up Stand Up”, “One Love”, “I Shot The Sheriff”, “Waiting In Vain”, “Redemption Song” and many more!

 

Press Release:

Reggae music has never stopped evolving but for millions of people from around the world it’s still defined by the songs of Bob Marley and the Wailers. It’s been their heartbeat rhythms that have inspired so much of what’s followed since, as evidenced by the enduring popularity of the “one-drop” reggae sound.

The world’s most iconic reggae band The Wailers are currently touring the US, performing the prominent album Legend in its entirety. As they infiltrated reggae music to the world outside of Jamaica, its birth place, The Wailers celebrate their 30th anniversary of the album Legend. Named by Time Magazine as the “Best Album of the 20th Century” and #46 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Legend is also the best selling reggae album of all time, with over 30 million copies sold worldwide.

The Wailers have consistently toured for the past 40 years, and in doing so, have been keeping the legacy of Bob Marley alive. They are the most successful reggae group in history, having sold over 250 million albums worldwide and played to an estimated 25 million people around the world.  They have left an indelible mark on modern music. After touring in South America, Russia, Middle East, and Europe, The Wailers are eager to bring their good vibrations to festivals and venues across the country this summer.

Formed in the late sixties, The Wailers have created an extraordinary body of work and their music can be heard in every corner of the world today.  Original members included Bob Marley and his vocal partners Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh, alongside the ground-breaking rhythm section of the Barrett brothers, Carlton on drums and Aston “Family Man” on bass. Today, Aston leads the band as it continues its worldwide campaign to promote peace, love and equality through the message of reggae and Rastafari.

The Wailers Tour Dates

Thursday, May 8
Havana
New Hope, PA
Friday, May 9
Harvester Performance Center
Rocky Mount, VA
Saturday, May 10
H Lounge @ Hollywood Casino
Toledo, OH
Tuesday, May 13
Brooklyn Bowl
Brooklyn, NY
Wednesday, May 14
Avalon Theatre
Easton, MD
Friday, May 16
Flying Monkey
Plymouth, NH
Saturday, May 17
Earthfest
Boston, MA
Sunday, May 18
The Ridgefield Playhouse
Ridgefield, CT
Thursday, May 21
Innsbrook Pavilion
Glen Allen, VA
Friday, May 22
Stage AE
Pittsburgh, PA
Saturday, May 23
The Paramount Theater
Huntington, NY
Sunday, May 24
The Social
Atlantic City, NJ
Monday, May 25
Dark Star Jubilee
Thornville, OH
Tuesday, May 26
Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Bethlehem, PA
Wednesday, May 28
Blue Fox Billiards
Winchester, VA
Thursday, May 29
9:30 Club
Washington, DC
Friday, May 30
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH
Saturday, May 31
Newport Yachting Center
Newport, Rhode Island
Wednesday, June 11
Neptune’s Park @31st Street
Virginia Beach, VA
Thursday, June 12
Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant
Nags Head, NC
Friday, June 13
Ziggy’s By The Sea
Wilmington, NC
Saturday, June 14
Ham’s Downtown
Greensboro, NC
Wednesday, July 2
Milwaukee Summerfest
Milwaukee, WI
Thursday, July 3
Marin County Fair
San Rafael, CA
Saturday, July 5
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Maryland Heights, MO
Sunday, July 6
Freedom Hill Amphitheater
Sterling Heights, MI
Monday, July 7
LC Pavilion
Columbus, OH
Wednesday, July 9
Common Ground Music Festival
Lansing, MI
Thursday, July 10
Majestic Theatre
Madison, WI
Sunday, July 13
Taste of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Thursday, July 17
Saban Theatre
Beverly Hills, CA
Saturday, July 19
Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater
Oceanside, CA
Sunday, July 20
The Coach House
San Juan Cap., CA

Wailers Lineup:
Aston “Family Man” Barrett – Bass
Audley “Chizzy” Chisholm – Guitar
Keith “Coach” Sterling – Keyboards
Basil “Bennow” Creary – Drums
Melvin “Rasmel” Glover – Rhythm Guitar
Cegee Victory – Back Vocals
Dwayne “Danglin” Anglin – Lead Vocals
Aston Barrett Jr. – Organ
Kevin “Yvad” Davy – Lead Vocals

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