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The Legends Live - Sons of Reggae

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When:

  • Fri 11 May ’12, 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Where:

Logan Campbell Centre, 217 Greenlane Rd West, Epsom

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General admission: $65.00

Related Artists:

Andrew Tosh, Etana

Millennium Entertainment Ltd is proud to announce that Ky-Mani Marley and Andrew Tosh (sons of Bob and Peter) will play Auckland’s on the 31st anniversary of Bob Marley’s death. Rising singing sensation Etana completes the all-Jamaican line-up, all backed by a ten-piece band.

Born in 1976, Ky-Mani Marley has released five albums since his recording career began at age 20; he has received a Grammy nomination (for Many More Roads) and topped the Billboard Reggae Charts (Radio). An accomplished actor, he has appeared in several movies and television series. Ky-Mani’s autobiography, Dear Dad, has been translated into five languages and in 2009 he started his humanitarian Love Over All Charitable Foundation. In 2010 Ky-Mani sang a duet with Andrew Tosh, “Lessons Of My Life”, on Andrew’s Legacy: A Tribute to Peter Tosh.

Nine years Ky-Mani’s senior, Andrew Tosh grew up around their famous fathers – his mother, Shirley Livingstone, is the sister of the third original Wailer, Bunny Wailer. Andrew’s had already started his recording career when his father was shot dead in 1987 (Andrew sang two songs at his funeral). His debut album, Original Man, was released later that year and in 1989 the acclaimed follow-up, Make Place For The Youth, received a Grammy nomination. Andrew Tosh has released seven albums to date.

Etana (born Shauna McKenzie) is the youngest artist to emerge from The Legends Live line-up. Her 2010 debut album, The Strong One, has received critical acclaim, recognised as Album of the Year at the International Reggae and World Music Awards in New York. Etana’s second album, Free Expressions, has consolidated her popularity.

The Legends Live Tour will see Marley and Tosh perform material from their respective careers, covering reggae, dance hall and hip hop, as well as paying tribute to their famous fathers.

For further information, photographs or interviews:
John Dix – dixj@parihaka.com / 022 635 6280
Chazz Edwards – chazz@millenniumentertainment.co.nz / 022 163 7431
Ngahuia Cassidy – ngahuiacassidy73@gmail.com / 021 830 816

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