Coordinators of the tribute show to remember the 40th commemoration of Bob Marley’s Smile Jamaica Concert, have discharged the line-up for the December 3 occasion.
Acts Uprising Rootz Band, Dre Island, Kelissa, Black Hero, Felukã¨, and Stephen Marley are among a few entertainers set to make that big appearance at the Bob Marley Museum in St Andrew for an allowed to people in general stick session.
Stephen Marley said the authentic way of the occasion can’t be overemphasized. He clarified the thinking behind taking the occasion to 56 Hope Road where the endeavor on his dad’s life played out.
“It is an exceptionally chronicled occasion, and one that emerges in our recollections … one that we feel should be highlighted 40 years after the fact,” he told the Jamaica Observer.
Reggae vocalist Kelissa is eager to be a piece of this occasion.
“It’s exclusive normal that I am eager to be on this notorious occasion. Grin Jamaica has been a piece of our history so I am anticipating bringing an awesome musical vibe. Also, a show like this gives me a chance to associate with the group of onlookers on a truly pleasant level.”
Featured by Bob Marley and the Wailers two days after a death endeavor on his life, the Smile Jamaica Concert was hung on December 5, 1976 at the National Heroes’ Park in Kingston. Marley conveyed a hour and a half set to an expected crowd of 80,000.
After the show, Marley left Jamaica for The Bahamas and afterward England, where he remained for 16 months until he returned in 1978 for the One Love Peace Concert.
Source: The Jamaica Observer