New York, New York (October 25, 2018). Stephen “Ragga” Marley – the eight-time Grammy awards winning and multi-talented singer/songwriter/musician/producer – announces his Acoustic Tour across the country. The momentous tour, which is being dubbed an intimate evening with Stephen Marley, kicks off on October 27, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. Hitting over 15 cities across the United States, this exclusive tour will give fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to several of Marley’s melodic hits in their authentic acoustic origin.
“I am very much looking forward to sharing many of my songs stripped down as they first occurred in their natural form,” says Stephen Marley.
His robust collection of music offers an organic blend of eclectic elements that defy categorization and have earned him two Grammys – for his album Mind Control; 2007’s Mind Control and 2009’s Mind Control: Acoustic. Known for creating an unprecedented space in music through his remarkable innovative ability to infuse reggae music Known for creating an unprecedented space in music through his remarkable innovative ability to infuse reggae music with hip-hop, electronic and soulful beats, Marley has developed a loyal following. As a part of this tour a dollar from each ticket purchased will be donated to his transformative non-profit organization, the Ghetto Youths Foundation.
The Ghetto Youths Foundation provides opportunity to young people, seniors, and families from comprised communities and challenging situations. The Foundations mission: let the hungry to be fed, the naked clothed, the sick nourished, the aged protected, and the infants cared for…. Fans will also have another opportunity to donate to support this most worthy cause by attending an ‘Exclusive Meet & Greet’ with Stephen Marley. This special opportunity is slated to take place on two stops of the tour – immediately following his performance: November 15th in NY at Sony Hall and November 17th in Washington DC at Howard Theatre. For more details log onto www.stephenmarley.com, only 50 tickets remain for each city. 100% of all proceeds will go directly to the Ghetto Youth Foundation programs which support global opportunity and access for disenfranchised communities.
Also accompanying Stephen Marley on this tour will be his daughter, Mystic Marley, who is slated to open for her dad in six cities; Homer, N.Y., Ridgefield, CT, Westbury N.Y, New York, New York, Glenside, P.A, and Washington D.C.
The momentous Stephen Marley Acoustic Tour will showcase his artistic creativity, unplugged style, while embracing a storytelling atmosphere that engages fans on a more personal level. Catch “An Evening with Stephen Marley” in a city near you, while supporting his mission of global justice and change.
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ABOUT STEPHEN MARLEY
Stephen “Ragga” Marley is the second eldest son of reggae legend Bob Marley and Rita Marley. He was raised in Kingston, Jamaica and started singing professionally at seven-years old with his elder siblings Ziggy, Sharon and Cedella as The Melody Makers. The singer, songwriter, musician and producer has consecutively landed #1 on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart for all of his solo albums and has earned a total of eight Grammys for Best Reggae Album. He won this accolade as a solo artist for Mind Control, Mind Control Acoustic and Revelation Part I: Album. He won this accolade as a solo artist for Mind Control, Mind Control Acoustic and Revelation Part I:Welcome to Jamrock and as a member of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers for Conscious Party, One Bright Day and Fallen Is Babylon.
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- October 28 Mobile, AL @The Steeple
- October 30 Cincinnati, OH @Memorial Hall
- November 1 Chicago, IL @Concord Music Hall
- November 2 Milwaukee, WI @Turner Hall Ballroom
- November 3 Madison, WI @Barrymore Theatre
- November 4 Akron, OH @EJ Thomas Hall
- November 6 Pittsburgh, PA @Mr. Smalls Theatre
- November 7 Frederick, MD @Weinberg C.F.A
- November 9 Beverly, MA @The Cabot
- November 10 Plymouth, NH @ The Flying Monkey
- November 11 Homer, NY @ C.F.A. Homer
*Feat. Mystic Marley
- November 13 Ridgefield, CT @ Ridgefield Playhouse *Feat. Mystic Marley
- November 14 Westbury, NY @The Space at Westbury *Feat. Mystic Marley
- November 15 New York, NY @Sony Hall *Feat. Mystic Marley
- November 16 Glenside, PA @Keswick Theatre *Feat. Mystic Marley
- November 17 Washington, DC @Howard Theatre *Feat. Mystic Marley