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Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as his distinctive vocal and songwriting style. Marley's contributions to music increased the visibility ... (read complete bio)
 
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Bio:
Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as his distinctive vocal and songwriting style. Marley's contributions to music increased the visibility ... (read complete bio)
 

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Bob Marley Biography

Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as his distinctive vocal and songwriting style.

Marley's contributions to music increased the visibility of Jamaican music worldwide, and made him a global figure in popular culture for over a decade. Over the course of his career Marley became known as a Rastafari icon, and he infused his music with a sense of spirituality. He is also considered a global symbol of Jamaican music and culture and identity, and was controversial in his outspoken support for the legalization of marijuana, while he also advocated for Pan-Africanism.




Bob Marley News

Broadway Palm's 30th Anniversary Season Is On Sale Now Photo Broadway Palm's 30th Anniversary Season Is On Sale Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Broadway Palm’s 30th Anniversary Season is now on sale. The celebratory season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in the Off Broadway Palm, four Children’s Theatre productions, and five concerts.

New Shows on Sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre This Week Photo New Shows on Sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announces a brand-new season of shows on sale on Friday 24 June, with priority booking for Friends of the Grand and members from Wednesday 22 June at 8am online.

Disney's THE LION KING Will Debut in the Middle East This November Photo Disney's THE LION KING Will Debut in the Middle East This November
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

Marking its 25-year anniversary, the world-famous, award-winning musical is set for a historical 4-week run in the UAE capital from November 16 to December 10 at Yas Island's Etihad Arena.

Recording Artist Daniel Prophete Releases New Single 'Prophete On Top' Photo Recording Artist Daniel Prophete Releases New Single 'Prophete On Top'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

It's officially June! And multi-talented recording artist Daniel Prophete aka 'Prophete' is here to greet the summertime with his upbeat hit 'Prophete On Top'.

Ghanaian-German R&B Artist Marvin Brooks Releases New EP 'Do It With Love' Photo Ghanaian-German R&B Artist Marvin Brooks Releases New EP 'Do It With Love'
by Michael Major - Jun 16, 2022

A follow-up to his 2021 full-length I’ll Be Fine, Do It With Love is an intimate peek at the international musician’s seamless blend of reggae, pop, jazz, singer/songwriter, and blues packaged into a tidy ensemble of five tracks. Previous singles on the album include “Myself” (which charted in Hungary on Apple Music) and “I Need You.'

Kids Week Sells Over 113,000 Tickets In First 24 Hours For Nearly 50 West End Shows Photo Kids Week Sells Over 113,000 Tickets In First 24 Hours For Nearly 50 West End Shows
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Tickets are now on sale for Kids Week, the fantastic annual initiative allowing kids to go free to a variety of top West End shows throughout August, when accompanied by a full paying adult.

Kids Week Tickets Available From This Morning For Nearly 50 West End Shows Photo Kids Week Tickets Available From This Morning For Nearly 50 West End Shows
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022

Tickets go on sale this morning (10am Tuesday 14 June) for Kids Week, the long-running audience initiative giving kids aged 17 and under the chance to see a show for free throughout August when accompanied by a paying adult – with half price tickets for two additional children in the same group and no booking fees.

Park West Gallery Announces June Artist Showcase With Artist, Entertainer and Philant Photo Park West Gallery Announces June Artist Showcase With Artist, Entertainer and Philanthropist Stephen Fishwick
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Park West Fine Art Museum & Gallery is continuing its artist showcase series in June with a free exhibition and fan event with artist, entertainer, philanthropist Stephen Fishwick. Held Saturday, June 25 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., fans will have the opportunity to enjoy Fishwick's patented “Art Attack” performance, in which he transforms a blank canvas into an explosion of art and iconic images, while being choreographed to music and dance.  

BOB MARLEY'S THREE LITTLE BIRDS Comes to the Arsht Center This Month Photo BOB MARLEY'S THREE LITTLE BIRDS Comes to the Arsht Center This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

City Theatre and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County will  present BOB MARLEY'S THREE LITTLE BIRDS. This jammin' musical featuring the timeless music and lyrics of Bob Marley is based on the children's book (Every Little Thing) by his daughter Cedella Marley.

The Kennedy Center Announces Millennium Stage Schedule for June 2022 Featuring a Prid Photo The Kennedy Center Announces Millennium Stage Schedule for June 2022 Featuring a Pride Celebration & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Millennium Stage, now celebrating its 25th  season, is a manifestation of the Kennedy Center’s mission and vision to welcome all to celebrate our collective cultural heritage in the most inclusive and accessible way possible. Millennium Stage will offer a free film and live programming, streamed live, Wednesday–Saturday each week during the summer.

Bob Marley Videos

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet of The National Lottery's Big Night of Musicals VideoVIDEO: On the Red Carpet of The National Lottery's Big Night of Musicals
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2022

For one night only, The National Lottery brought the biggest shows from the world of musical theatre together in Manchester for a spectacular celebration that will be aired on BBC One this Saturday (29th January 2022).

VIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of THE NATIONAL LOTTERY'S BIG NIGHT OF MUSICALS VideoVIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of THE NATIONAL LOTTERY'S BIG NIGHT OF MUSICALS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 25, 2022

For one night only, The National Lottery brought the biggest shows from the world of musical theatre together in Manchester for a spectacular celebration that will be aired on BBC One this Saturday (29th January 2022). 

VIDEO: Roots of Creation Releases Acoustic Version of Grateful Dead's 'Standing on th VideoVIDEO: Roots of Creation Releases Acoustic Version of Grateful Dead's 'Standing on the Moon'
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2020

Acclaimed reggae-rock group Roots of Creation is proud to release their acoustic version of the Grateful Dead’s “Standing on the Moon,” marking the song’s 30th anniversary.

VIDEO: MILOE Releases New Single 'Change Your Mind' VideoVIDEO: MILOE Releases New Single 'Change Your Mind'
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020

Miloe – a.k.a. 19-year-old Minneapolis artist Bobby Kabeya – is gearing up to release his new EP entitled Greenhouse next week, but first he shares another single off of the forthcoming record today.

Stevan Shares New Track 'Warm' VideoStevan Shares New Track 'Warm'
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 6, 2019

Rising Australian singer, Stevan, is back with a brand new single, 'Warm,' releasing today with Honeymoon. The track was premiered last night on triple j's Good Nights with Bridget Hustwaite. 

VIDEO: Ben Vereen Sings 'What A Wonderful World' On WBGO VideoVIDEO: Ben Vereen Sings 'What A Wonderful World' On WBGO
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2019

This week, theatre legend Ben Verseen stopped in at the WBGO studio for a performance of 'What A Wonderful World'. Check out video of the song below!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Netflix's REMASTERED: Tricky Dick and the Man in Black VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Netflix's REMASTERED: Tricky Dick and the Man in Black
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2018

There were many sides to Johnny Cash: Outlaw musician, and die-hard patriot; a country western superstar who could connect to others' suffering; the grandson of a preacher who wrestled with personal demons; a religious man achingly familiar with the Devil's work. In April 1970, as America was being torn in two, Cash had to choose which side of himself he'd give voice to after being invited to perform at President Richard Nixon's embattled White House.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Supermodel Naomi Campbell Appears on FOX's STAR Tonight
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 4, 2017

Catch the return of STAR on FOX when Naomi Campbell joins Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt and Lenny Kravitz.

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Addresses the State of the Union in Gypsy of the Year Presentation
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2016

The company of Hamilton took top honors for best onstage presentation. In 'America,' the cast mashed up the music and lyrics of Bob Marley and Lin-Manuel Miranda and the poetry of Langston Hughes into a call for peace and equality in our country. Javier Muñoz and Syndee Winters led the integration of song and word, with the cast channeling the duo's sentiments into a powerful, striking dance.

STAGE TUBE: Erik Jensen Performs Scene from HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2015

The world premiere production of 'How to be a Rock Critic' continues through June 28 in a limited engagement of 12 performances at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on the writing of Lester Bangs, the rock critic who reached iconic status in the 1970s with his passionate, intellectually honest writing, 'How to be a Rock Critic' will be performed in the theatre's rehearsal space, Upstairs@KDT. Presented as part of DouglasPlus, it is a co-production with South Coast Repertory. Click below to watch a clip of star Erik Jensen in character!


Bob Marley Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Bob Marley written?
Bob Marley has written 2 shows including The Bob Marley Project (Composer/Lyricist), Bob Marley's Three Little Birds (Composer).