Bob Marley News

Liam Bailey Set to Release Debut Album 'Definitely Now' via Sony Masterworks 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey will release his debut album Definitely Now on Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks. (more...)

Bay Street's Comedy Club Presents Bob Marley, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce Bob Marley to the Comedy Club stage on Monday, August 11 at 8 pm. Comedy Club is sponsored in part by Saunders & Associates. Tickets are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. (more...)

MTC Announces 2nd Annual Theater Series for Young Audiences in Partnership with Bay Area Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Building on the success of its inaugural Theater Series for Young Audiences, of which every performance was sold out, Marin Theatre Company will again partner with Bay Area Children's Theatre to present five productions in MTC's 99-seat Lieberman Theatre and 231-seat Boyer Theatre. The series includes four BACT productions - Five Little Monkeys, James and the Giant Peach, Three Little Birds, and Fancy Nancy, the Musical! - as well as one MTC production - Around the World in 80 Days. Based in Mill Valley, MTC is a 47-year old professional nonprofit theater that is a destination for smart, uncommon and adventurous theater. (more...)

SummerStage Announces FREE Shows in the Month of July
by Louisa Brady - Jul 02, 2014

SummerStage Announces a series of FREE shows set for this July to take place in various parks throughout NYC! (more...)

Muskoka Sound Music Festival Presents the HOMEGROWN STAGE in Honour of Canada Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

In honour of Canada Day, MUSKOKA SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL announces the HOMEGROWN STAGE, an integral part of the inaugural MUSKOKA SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL featuring local buzz bands as part of the new, three-day, ticketed, outdoors, all-ages and licensed, music festival. The HOMEGROWN STAGE is part of the festival experience and is included in the price of passes, with performances taking place during Main Stage changeovers. (more...)

Tongal, Ben & Jerry's to Launch 'One Love' Music Video to Celebrate Bob Marley's 'Legend'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Tongal, the leading global platform for creative content development, today announced a new project with Ben & Jerry's and Tuff Gong International to create a brand-new music video for Bob Marley's classic track, 'One Love.' (more...)

Liam Bailey: Debut Album Definitely NOW Available August 19 via Salaam Remi's Flying Buddha
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Flying Buddha announces the release of Definitely NOW the debut album from UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey. The album will be available on August 19 th 2014 and supported by a U.S. tour which kicks off on August 10 th at New York's Central Park Summerstage. (more...)

Fitness Tip of the Day: You Never Know Your Strength
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 23, 2014

Bob Marley is quoted as saying: 'You never know how strong you are... until being strong is the only choice you have.' (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Debuts New Show Directed by Marilyn Maye, 7/17-31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Gabrielle Stravelli - the acclaimed pop/jazz vocalist called "ingenious" by The Wall Street Journal and known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch - will perform an exclusive engagement at The Metropolitan Room for a two week run in July 2014. Her new show, directed by nightlife legend Marilyn Maye, will include selections from her debut CD Waiting in Vain and preview tracks for her upcoming sophomore release. The evening will feature classic standards like "While We're Young" and "Goody Goody," pop hits such as "Young Folks" (Peter, Bjorn and John) and "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" (John Fogerty), in addition to distinctive original compositions. She will be joined by Joshua Richman on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

Bravado Launches Marley Apparel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

In a move that reflects the company's continued expansion into the fashion apparel space, Bravado, Universal Music Group's global music merchandising company, has launched Marley Apparel, a new and exciting men's clothing line, drawing inspiration and paying tribute to the late and legendary Bob Marley and his signature style during the 60's and 70's. (more...)

Full Concert Schedule for Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2014 OC Fair will feature 23 nights of concerts performed by world renowned artists and musicians. (more...)

The Harlequin Stage Presents a Rock 'N Roll Adaptation of Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT, 6/19-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Harlequin stage is about to ignite with our own rock'n'rollicking musical adaptation of William Shakespeare'sTwelfth Night, wherein each of Shakespeare's characters bears a striking resemblance to a familiar rock icon. An Elvis-like Duke Orsino carries a burnin' love for the beautiful and Madonna-like Olivia. John Lennon, Janis Joplin, Bob Marley, Johnny Rotten, and Little Richard also become entwined in Shakespeare's most outrageous comedy. Featuring music by Bruce Whitney and lyrics by Scot Whitney, each of the thirty original songs is performed in the style of the rock star represented! (more...)

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS' 'Legend' Goes 15x Multi-Platinum for 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Bob Marley & The Wailers' “Legend” Certifies RIAA 15x Multi-Platinum in May Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert & John Legend Earn Top Album Awards G&P Celebrates Foster The People, Jason Derulo, Florida Georgia Line, Frankie Ballard, Disclosure, Newsboys & More (more...)

Km Fine Arts Los Angeles Presents Tête-a-Tête
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

The exhibition will be punctuated by a selection of works by guest artists, Nigel Daly, C. Gregory Gummersall, Marisa Howenstine, Stephanie Bell May, Sela Ward, and Estella Warren. The exhibition will run from May 20 - June 18, with a VIP Preview on May 17. Hal Buckner's simple, aluminum cut sculptures recount the elegant simplicity of contour drawings, yet culminate in a complete, seemingly voluminous forms. Often life-sized in scale, the surfaces of his works are painted matte black to provide contrast and to highlight the drawn-line element. Once installed, light casts dramatic shadows on the walls, adding volume and depth. Buckner is a professor emeritus of Pierce College in Tacoma, Washington and has taught sculpture at a collegiate level for over 25 years. He currently lives and works in Southampton, NY. Ramsey Dau: Highlighted in Modern Painters 25 Artists to Watch December 2013 and is currently living in Los Angeles. 'My work is really about tension,' says Dau, a largely self-taught painter. He has painted small, highly detailed street scenes of the urban landscape-kung-Fu studios or the El Chubasco bar in Echo Park-as well as neo-Pop canvases that combine politically charged text-shout-outs to Grover Norquist and Ruth Bader Ginsburg-with images of Homer Simpson and Mickey Mouse. Kim Gottlieb-Walker is an American photographer living and working in Los Angeles, CA. Over the past 45 years, she has built a distinctive portfolio that includes some of the most notable musicians and personalities of the '60s and '70s, including her candid photographs of Bob Marley and other iconic members of the Reggae movement. Many of her photos are in the current Bob Marley Collectors Edition of Rolling Stone Magazine. Dana Louise Kirkpatrick is known for her bold, large-scale paintings and drawings which reference themes such as popular culture, religion, war, race, poverty, love and sex. Kirkpatrick's sure, confident line work oscillates between being hard and dark or shaky and scrawling, dependent on the attitude of each piece. She studied Fine Arts at Georgetown University, graduating with honors in 2001 and receiving the DaVinci Medal for Excellence in Studio Art and the Misty Dailey Award for Outstanding Work in Studio Art. Kirkpatrick's work is in a large number of important private collections. Victor Matthews's paintings and sculptures convert urban city street grids into metropolises of softened-white, celebrating what has been and what can still be. Born in Brooklyn in 1963, Matthews draws inspiration from every day objects and happenings of urban New York and transforms the chaos into serene, yet stunning story-like interpretations. His work has been exhibited in numerous solo exhibitions in the US and abroad, including the 48th Venice Biennale, Museum Sala Uno (Rome), the Boca Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum (Venice) and The Sculpture Center (New York). His work can be found in museums and important private collections worldwide. Brendan Murphy's work focuses on the genuine cultivation of beauty by utilizing color and movement to confront life's experiences. Working primarily with large format canvas, Murphy's paintings display an effortless blending of gouache, oil, and acrylic paint to create floating backgrounds, moving pieces, and a push/pull multi-dimensional visual experience. Murphy has shown his work in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Calgary, Houston, and Buenos Aires. His work can be seen in over 500 private and public art collections internationally. Bernie Taupin: Stemming from his world famous career as a lyricist Taupin incorporates words and language in to his artistic works. Taupin has no set pattern or definitive style. He claims it is hard to conform when there are so many options. Taupin sees his art as a visual extension of what he has spent his life creating through words 'The imagination, in my estimation, is the most powerful tool the artist possess enabling us to conjure up beautiful distraction for the ears and eyes.' He has been busy touring with his art exhibitions all across the US. Taupin born in the United Kingdom currently resides in California. His works are included in many significant collections worldwide. Federico Uribe is a conceptual artist resorting to the language of pop art through the use of objects of daily life. He creates sculptures, which are not sculpted but constructed, and weaved, in all kinds of different ways, curious and unpredictable, repetitive and almost compulsive. They follow the classics canons of figurative and abstract art, but the result is absolutely unusual, whimsical, of enormous efficacy and communicability. Federico Uribe has had over 20 solo shows to date, including exhibitions in London, Padova, Italy, his hometown of Bogota and his 2013 installation, 'Fantasy River' at the Hudson River Museum in New York. For more information please contact: KM Fine Arts: Ana M. Hollinger, Director & Managing Partner P: 310. 854. 0540 E: director@kmfinearts.com www.kmfinearts.com (more...)

RACE, LUNA GALE, CHAVEZ RAVINE, GIRLFRIEND and More Set for CTG's 11th Season at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 11th season at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

Marley Beverage Company Partners With Big Music Fest 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Marley Beverage Company announced today it is the Presenting Sponsor for Big Music Fest 2014 at McLennan Park on July 11-13, 2014, in Kitchener, Ontario Canada. Big Music Fest is three days of non-stop music, with global artists including Aerosmith, Bryan Adams, STYX, Collective Soul, Slash, ft. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, Big Wreck, Moist, Kim Mitchell and many more. Additionally, the Marley Beverage Company is excited to award a $2,000.00 grand prize to the winner of the Breaking Bands competition during the festival's opening day. (more...)

Liam Bailey to Release Debut LP 'Definitely Now', 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Flying Buddha announces the release of Definitely NOW – the debut album from UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony and FIDDLE-AND-FA-LA-LA-FEST to Perform 6/7 at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Fiddle-and-Fa-La-La-Fest will bring together students from El Sistema-inspired music-instruction programs across New Jersey for a special performance on Saturday, June 7, at 1 pm at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. (more...)

ROCKIN' IN THE PARK 2014 Kicks Off Today with Catfight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

MB Financial Park kicks off the summer season with Rockin' in the Park 2014. The weekly concert series is scheduled to begin today, May 29 and will continue through Thursday, August 28, featuring the music of classic cover bands, as well as fireworks, food and beverage tents on the park's great lawn, located at 5501 Park Place, Rosemont. (more...)

Rubberbandits to Bring CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT to Edinburgh Fringe, July 30-Aug 25
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Direct from Limerick City! Rubberbandits, the plastic-bag wearing musical comedy duo - the Chortle Award winners responsible for YouTube sensation 'Horse Outside' - bring their brand new musical CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014, straight from its critically-acclaimed, sold-out London season at Soho Theatre. CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT, which they also recently performed to a packed crowd at Shakespeare's Globe (the first ever comedy gig to play the intimate, candle lit surroundings of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse) is packed with dazzling new songs, great big hits and at least one celebrity puppet. (more...)

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