Bob Marley Tribute ’9 Mile Music Festival’: Mala, Thievery, Major Lazer +

Sixty-six years ago Sunday, Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley was born. This Sunday marks the 66th anniversary of the legendary reggae musician’s birth. Bob Marley is a pivotal musical figure of the 20th century, not only responsible for the popularization of reggae music around the globe, but for his capability to skillfully combine passionate and uncompromising protest music, songs about social change, determination, rebellion, and faith with pop elements.

Thirty years after his death, the voice still resonate with listeners; his songs are as vibrant as ever, and this in the upcoming days, weeks, months fans the world over have a lot to look forward to – tribute concerts and events from NYC to Toronto, Brooklyn to Beijing, Miami to Melbourne, and more! Check here for Bob Marley Day Events 2011. Of course the main event is the 18th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival happening March 12th in Downtown Miami with four of the Marley’s sons paying tribute to their father.  Stephen, Damien, Ky-Mani, and Julian will be performing along with a wide range of artists and bands, from Thievery Corporation to Mala of Digital Mystikz.  Check out the flier below for more!

Saturday, March 12th, 2011
Bob Marley Movement Presents
18th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival (w/ Stephen Marley, Damien Marley, Thievery Corporation, Mala +)
Bayfront Park
301 Biscayne Blvd
Downtown Miami, FL 33132

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4th Dimension has just been added to the 18th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival