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The Wailers - Australasian Tour 2016

The Wailers - Australasian Tour 2016

Including One Nz Date – Wed 30 March, Powerstation, Auckland

“The Wailers are living legends who embody the nobility, conviction & progressiveness of Bob Marley & his music.” – Roger Steffens, Wailers historian

“It’s impossible not to groove to the music, which practically pours out sunshine & good feelings” – gigcity.ca

Bluesfest Touring is rapt to present one of the most significant bands touring the world today: The Wailers.

Their prodigious mission, led by legendary Aston “Family Man” Barrett, is to uphold the legacy of Reggae prophet Bob Marley.

Together with Bob Marley, the Wailers sold in excess of 250 million albums worldwide, notching up over 20 chart hits, including 7 Top 10 entries. As the greatest living exponents of Jamaica’s reggae tradition, the Wailers have performed for an estimated 24 million people worldwide and performed with other greats such as Sting, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, Peter Tosh & Jason Mraz.

This is the line-up that pioneered roots rock reggae. Under Family Man’s musical leadership, they partnered with Bob Marley on the succession of hit singles and albums that made him a global icon, winner of several Lifetime Achievement awards, and Jamaica’s best-loved musical superstar. Family Man Barrett was Bob Marley’s right-hand man, co-writer, band leader, and responsible for finishing and releasing Marley’s posthumous release ‘Confrontation’.

For millions of people the heartbeat of Reggae remains the songs of Bob Marley and the Wailers. The anchor of the band is Aston “Family Man” Barrett, who in addition to being Marley’s most trusted lieutenant, played on countless other classic reggae hits throughout the seventies. The authenticity he brings to the Wailers’ sound is indisputable and yet today’s line-up combines old school know-how with lead vocals from one of Jamaica’s most exciting new singers in Dwayne Anglin.

The Wailers will be performing four massive, unique shows, playing a different album out of Exodus, Survival, Uprising & Legend, in its entirety as well as their greatest hits including ‘No Woman, No Cry’, ‘Redemption Song’, ‘Is this Love’, and more at each show. That’s right – every show will be different show each time!

Australia and New Zealand will be jumping when this legendary troupe take to the stage!

‘Is this Love’ live: https://youtu.be/cXUxyB7jBwM

www.wailers.com

The Wailers – New Zealand Tour Date 2016

POWERSTATION, AUCKLAND – WED 30 MAR

TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE THIS TUESDAY 20th OCTOBER AT 9am NZDT

from www.ticketmaster.co.nz and aaaticketing.co.nz

The Wailers – Australian Tour Dates 2016

Tanks, CAIRNS – THU 17 MAR

The Playhouse, DARWIN – SAT 19 MAR

Astor Theatre, PERTH – MON 21 MAR

Rooty Hill RSL, SYDNEY – WED 23 MAR

Also performing 4 massive shows at Bluesfest Byron Bay – Thu 24, Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 MAR

More information available at: http://bluesfesttouring.com.au/


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