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Kaya Fest 2019 has just announced that Kes the Band has been added to the line-up.  When Kes the Band hits the stage, nobody ever stays in their seat.  Their music and high energy performance creates an infectious excitement that can never be denied.  Inspired by their native melting pot nation of Trinidad and Tobago, Kes fuses together a unique blend OF SOCA, calypso, reggae AND POP to bring the sounds of the Caribbean to the world stage.

On February 25th, the eight-time GRAMMY-winning musician Stephen “Ragga” Marley kicked off an intimate acoustic U.S. tour in support of his latest 5-track EP, One Take: Acoustic Jams, out November 2018 on the Marley family’s Ghetto Youths International imprint. For one month, the 23-city run will span the South, Southwest and West Coast.

Grammy and Latin Grammy nominated Colombian Reggae band, and Miami staple Locos Por Juana together with Rock the Moon Productions are excited to announce their 7th annual LOCOS POR MARLEY concert taking place on February 16, 2019 at VezaSur! This annual event celebrates Bob Marley’s and lead singer and Locos Por Juana’s frontman Itawe’s birthday. This year LOCOS POR MARLEY is free and open for adults 21 and older.

Kaya Fest 2019 has just announced more exciting performers added to the Festival lineup. Multi-Platinum Grammy Award winning, international superstar Sean Paul joins the lineup. While cemented in reggae and dancehall from his home country, Sean Paul maintains a multi-national presence with numerous collaborations in genres such as EDM, soca, pop, afrobeats and Latin.

Ziggy Marley, the 49-year-old son of legendary reggae superstar Bob Marley and Rita Marley, has been playing reggae music for longer than his father was alive.  At Ziggy's well-attended "Rebellion Rises" show at Thalia Hall, a diverse crowd showed their appreciation for Ziggy's newest material, songs from Ziggy's earlier solo albums, a song from his previous group Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, and of course several Bob Marley anthems.

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley is proud to receive a GRAMMY Award for Stony Hill in the category of "Best Reggae Album." This marks his 4th GRAMMY Award, having previously won "Best Urban Alternative Performance" for his groundbreaking acclaimed single “Welcome to Jamrock” and others for "Best Reggae Album" for his studio albums Welcome to Jamrock and Half Way Tree.

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Wake Up And Live pushes the boundaries of your normal tribute band by taking the music of Bob Marley into uncharted improvisational moments. These elements paired with stellar arrangements create an unforgettable twist on Marley’s catalog.

Nearly 36 years after Marley's death, his legacy and sound lives on and thrives. Whether it be reggae, dub, roots or just a jam with the right vibe, Marley's message and authentic sound still resonates with music lovers and music makers worldwide.

This year Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley would be turning 71 years old.  To commemorate the music legend, Wake Up And Live will perform for three nights, their tribute versions of our favorite Bob Marley songs.  WUAL will hold performances in Colorado Springs at the Gold Room, in Fort Collins at the Aggie Theater and at Cervantes Other Side for the grand finale on Saturday.  Shows at The Aggie and Cervantes will include additional performances by local and regional reggae acts.

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