Thompson’s Productions Presents Ziggy Marley At The Waikiki Shell 8/15 And Maui War Memorial 8/1
MAUI, HI (June 25, 2009) Thompson’s Productions presents “Ziggy Marley Live in Concert” at The Waikiki Shell on Saturday August 15th, and also at The Maui War Memorial August 16th. The four-time Grammy Award winner will perform his world-renowned reggae music in The Hawaiian Islands and both concerts will also feature a lineup of other talented international musicians.
Tickets for Waikiki Shell show went on sale Monday, June 15th, and tickets for the Maui War Memorial show go on sale Thursday June 25th! Thompson’s Productions has partnered with Hawaii Pacific Entertainment, Clear Channel Communications, Cox Radio, Pacific Radio Group, Mana Foods, The Aqua Hotel Chain and many more to bring this event to both of these beautiful vacation destinations in Hawaii.
Known for his inspiring and healing reggae-rock vibes, Ziggy Marley the eldest son of international music legend Bob Marley is thrilled to be a part of this music event, which will include performances from international emerging artists. “The idea to bring together a great showcase of reggae music is not new, but Hawaii is the perfect place to jam while honoring and celebrating music, culture and unity,” he says.
Ziggy achieved worldwide success with his first solo album “Dragonfly,” followed up with his 2006 Grammy-winning album “Love is My Religion.” Most recently, the father of five released the critically acclaimed children’s CD “Family Time,” which features special performances from family and friends including Ziggy’s mother, Mrs. Rita Marley, daughter Judah, sister Cedella, Jack Johnson, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, and Jamie Lee Curtis. “B is for Bob,” a second children’s album executive produced by Ziggy, is a collection of his father’s classic tunes re-imagined for kids and their parents, coming out June 23rd.
In addition to Ziggy Marley, the summer concerts will bring together a list of dynamic international artists to celebrate. Performers taking the stage will include Mysterious, the man from Trinidad; one of Jamaica’s hottest singers, Rovelta Fraser, who will break from touring with Damian ” Jr. Gong” Marley and Nas to perform in Hawaii; rock, reggae and folk musician Joseph Israel and The Jerusalem Band; the young and energetic Blak Diamon from Jamaica; and the Virgin Islands’ very own reggae musician and songwriter, Zion.
“Ziggy Marley Live in Concert” will be held at the Waikiki Shell on Saturday, August 15, and at The Maui War Memorial on August 16th. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. and continue until 10:00 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at Ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets, including select Macy¹s. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For more event information, please log onto http://www.thompsonsproductions.com
For further information about the featured artists please visit these links: www.ziggymarley.com, www.myspace.com/mysteriousandthemysticbandm, www.myspace.com/rovelta, www.myspace.com/josephisrael, www.myspace.com/blakdiamonuim , www.myspace.com/lionrootszion.