Ziggy Marley & Thompson’s Productions Partners With Aqua Hotels & Resorts To Bring Concerts To Oahu

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HONOLULU, HI (July 15, 2009) ¬ Thompson’s Productions is partnering with Aqua Hotels and Resorts to bring ‘Ziggy Marley Live in Concert’ to Oahu and Maui. All inclusive travel packages at the Park Shore Waikiki Hotel and Hotel Wailea Maui are being offered to visitors wishing to attend either concert. The first performance will be held at the Waikiki Shell on Saturday, August 15 followed by the Maui concert at the War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku on Sunday, August 16.
“Hawaii is like no place else in the world, where diverse cultures unite and thrive,” says Kevin Thompson, president and chief executive officer of Thompson’s Productions. “Our partnership with Aqua Hotels & Resorts embraces these beliefs, along with Ziggy Marley’s unfaltering commitment to music, family, and environmental and social activism. We are pleased to celebrate together!”

The Park Shore Waikiki Hotel and The Hotel Wailea in Maui are pleased and excited to be the official hotel sponsors of the Ziggy Marley Concerts scheduled for Oahu and Maui…Both hotels are managed by Aqua Hotels & Resorts and we show our commitment to the community as a supporter of music and the performing arts, including the highly talented international artist—- Ziggy Marley and his Band! We are excited and pleased to partner with Thompson’s Productions to bring this special concert tour to Hawaii!,” exclaims Rose Kemna, director of sales for Aqua Hotels & Resorts.
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PARK SHORE WAIKIKI – VIP VACATION PACKAGE – $1,500.00 The Park Shore Waikiki is on the premium end of Waikiki Beach with spectacular ocean and Diamond Head views. Its location near Kalakaua Avenue offers the most convenient setting to engage in popular Waikiki activities such as snorkeling, surfing, hiking, and more. Shops and restaurants, including a Starbucks and ABC store closely surround the hotel. Plus, the Waikiki Shell concert venue is just a six-minute walk away from the hotel.

ZIGGY MARLEY VIP WAIKIKI BEACH VACATION PACKAGE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: Two (2) VIP backstage passes including catered lunch for two, hotel accommodations at The Park Shore Waikiki (one room sleeps two persons / four days and three nights), one (1) roundtrip airfare from the Midwest or West Coast (additional charges may apply from the East Coast), and two (2) VIP passes to the official concert after party. Trip duration: 8/14/09-8/17/09. Vacation Package Cost: $1,500 total. For more information please contact [email protected] or visit www.thompsonsproductions.com

HOTEL WAILEA MAUI – VIP VACATION PACKAGE – $1,600.00 The Hotel Wailea in Maui, is a beautiful 15-acre all-suite resort complete with landscaped gardens and waterfalls, commands a spectacular panoramic ocean view. Located about a half-hour drive from the War Memorial Stadium concert venue, the hotel is the ideal location away from the bustle of West Maui, but close to an abundance of water activities and island attractions. The resort also features exclusive attendant services, shuttle service to the beach, shops, golf and restaurants in Wailea.
ZIGGY MARLEY VIP HOTEL WAILEA MAUI VACATION PACKAGE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: Two (2) VIP / Backstage Passes including catered lunch for two, VIP shuttle service to the concert, hotel accommodations at The Hotel Wailea Maui (one room sleeps two persons / four days and three nights), one (1) roundtrip airfare from the Midwest or West Coast (additional charges may apply from the East Coast), and two (2) VIP passes to the official concert after party. Trip duration: 8/14/09-8/17/09. Vacation Package Cost: $1,600 total. For more information please contact [email protected] or visit www.thompsonsproductions.com

CONCERT ARTISTS In addition to Ziggy Marley, the eldest son of music legend Bob Marley will be joined by several international artists, including Mysterious, the man from Trinidad, one of Jamaica’s hottest singers, Rovleta Fraser, who will break from touring with Jr. Gong 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. The concert will start at 5:00 p.m and continue until 10:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $35, $45 and $55 and can be purchased at the Blaisdell Box Office, online at Ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets, including select Macy¹s.

The following day, Sunday, August 16th, Ziggy will perform in Maui at the War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku. The concert starts at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $85 for VIP, which includes food and drinks. To charge tickets to the Maui concert by phone, call (800) 745-3000.

For more event information, please log onto WWW.THOMPSONSPRODUCTIONS.COM For further
information about the featured artists please visit these links:
www.ziggymarley.com
www.myspace.com/mysteriousandthemysticbandm
www.myspace.com/rovleta
www.myspace.com/josephisrael
www.myspace.com/blakdiamonuim
www.myspace.com/lionrootszion

For more information on Thompson’s Productions please visit
http://www.thompsonsproductions.com
http://www.parkshorewaikiki.com
http://www.hotelwailea.com

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