|August 2006 Tuff Gong Clothing by Rohan Marley and Stefano Aldighieri||more info|
|Check out Tuff Gong Clothing by Rohan Marley and Stefano Aldighieri
|August 2006 Stephen and Ziggy Marley Headline the Bob Marley: Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival||more info|
|The Bob Marley: Roots, Rock, Reggae festival features Ziggy Marley, Stephen Marley, Bunny Wailer, and Ozomatli.
|March 2006 "Marley Legend" by Chronicle Books in Stores Now||more info|
|In cooperation with the Marley Family, "Marley Legend", a fully illustrated biography tells the Tuff Gong story
through a collection of handwritten lyrics, private sketchbook, photographs, and rare concert memorabilia.
To celebrate the book's release, enter a sweepstakes for a CD collection (Africa Unite, Legend Deluxe Edition, and Burnin' Deluxe Edition and the Live!) DVD.
|March 2006 Damian "Jr Gong" Marley nominated for major categories in the IRWAMA||more info|
|Damian is nominated for the 25th Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards in several major categories:
|January 2006 Bob Marley Week in Kingston, JA Feb. 5-11||more info|
Celebrate Bob Marley's Birthday with the Robert Marley Foundation of Jamaica and Bob Marley Week 2006.
Special events include the unveiling of Jamaica's National Heritage Plaque at the Bob Marley Museum,
a Cultural Vibration Concert at the Bob Marley Museum, and Cultural Vibration Concert. Lots more
festivities, arts, crafts, and food festival!
|January 2006 Celebrate Bob's 61st Birthday with Africa Unite in Ghana||more info|
Once again, the Bob Marley and Rita Marley Foundations invite you to celebrate the Honourable Bob Marley's 61st Birthday in Ghana, Africa, February 1-6, 2006.
Events planned for this year's festivities include a photo exhibition, symposiums, historical site visits, cabaret shows with musicians, and
the highlight: a monster concert with musicians from Africa and Jamaica.
|November 2005 "Africa Unite: The Singles Collection"||more info|
"Africa Unite: The Singles Collection" celebrates Bob's 60th Birthday
with his first greatest hits package to include not only his early sides
and his Island Records hits but also a new recording and two new
remixes. Along with 17 vintage tracks, Africa Unite: The Singles
Collection, released November 8, 2005, spotlights "Slogans," the first
new official Marley track released in more than a decade.
|November 2005 Bob Marley and the Wailers Live! DVD New Release||more info|
Bob Marley and the Wailers Live! DVD captures a historic concert at
London's Rainbow Theater. This two-disc package adds to the 1986
concert homevideo more than 20 minutes of exclusive interviews and
footage recently shot in Kingston, Jamaica, of a visit to The Bob Marley
Museum and Tuff Gong Studios, plus the award-winning 1988 documentary
Caribbean Nights: The Bob Marley Story. The latter includes interviews
with family and friends, and rare archival footage, and has been
augmented for this edition by 20-plus minutes of exclusive interviews
and new video of Marley’s birthplace and final resting place, Nine Mile.
For the Live! DVD debut, Live! At The Rainbow's video has been digitally enhanced and its audio digitally remastered in both 5.1 Surround Sound and stereo.
|September 2005 Register for FREE tickets to see Damian "Jr Gong" Marley Oct 1 in Miami||more info|
If you plan to be in Miami on October 1, register for free tickets to see Damian "Jr Gong" Marley in concert.
Damian is scheduled to perform October 1 in Miami for festivities celebrating the all new 2005 Honda Civic.
You must register to attend this free concert but tickets are limited.
|September 2005 "Welcome to JamRock" by Damian "Jr Gong" Marley||more info|
While fans got a taste of "Welcome to JamRock" with an online media player,
the waiting for the anticipated release of Damian "Jr Gong" Marley's new album is finally over.
"Welcome to JamRock" dropped in stores September 13th along with digital downloads of the entire album. In support
of the album, Fall tour dates have also been announced with online ticket sales starting September 17th.
Visit www.damianmarleymusic.com for more links to download the album, online media player, fall tour dates, and the latest Damian "Jr Gong" Marley news.
|April 2005 will.i.am from the Black Eyed Peas Remixes Bob Marley's classic song "Africa Unite"||more info|
Bob Marley Music announces the remix and release of the seminal classic 'Africa Unite'. The track, originally written by Bob Marley himself, was released on the 1979 album Survival and produced by The Wailers and Alex Sadkin.
The will.I.am remix is available at the itunes music store and is a continuation of recent festivities marking Marley's 60th birthday. All proceeds from the sales with be split between the Bob Marley Foundation, the Rita Marley Foundation and the will.i.am Foundation.
The remix came about when Rita Marley, wife of Bob Marley called will.I.am directly to ask him. As a fan of the Black Eye Peas since their first album, Rita knew it would be a good fit.
|February 2005: AFRICA UNITE, the 60th Birthday Celebration of the Honor Rebel Bob Marley||more info|
|The Bob Marley Foundation and Rita Marley Foundation will host AFRICA UNITE: a month-long celebration to honor rebel Bob Marley's 60th Birthday. As brother Bob was committed to seeing the unification and uplift of Africa, it is only fitting that this event be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the capital of Africa.|
|October 2004: REBEL MUSIC, BOB MARLEY & ROOTS REGGAE, PHOTOGRAPHS BY KATE SIMON||more info|
This new limited edition book by photographer Kate Simon and Genesis Publications is a major celebration of the life and music of Bob Marley. Includes over 400 photos, in full-colour and black and white, most of which have never been published before.
|September 2004: CATCH A FIRE WITH BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS...|
Get this Special Limited Edition Steel Case with a Set of 11 Classic Marley Albums on Imported Vinyl Never Before Available in the U.S.!
Up for auction now-only in the Universal Music Store. Right now you can bid on this Special Edition vinyl box set created exclusively for the Universal Music Store in a limited series. Each set consists of 11 of the reggae prophet's classic Island/Tuff Gong albums remastered on premium imported vinyl that has never before been released in the U.S. Each album features the same complete graphics as the original LP release, including gatefolds, inner sleeves, lyrics & photos.
The packaging is a strong, durable steel box that has been specially designed to look like a giant ZIPPO lighter, with a hinge at one end, and it's lined with red velvet. Each is serialized with the "Universal Collector's Edition" logo in the bottom right hand corner. The box does not exist elsewhere. You cannot buy it in stores anywhere-this is only available on eBay in the Universal Music Store.
The albums included are
|June 2004:Bob Marley Museum Seeks Memorabilia||more info|
|The Bob Marley Museum located at 56 Hope Road in Kingston, Jamaica is built in the former home of the King of Reggae. It is also the grounds on which the Tuff Gong Recording Studio and Tuff Gong Record Shop were situated. It now features the museum tour and photo exhibition, gift shops, Queen of Sheba restaurant, and more! The Museum is looking to add memorabilia to its permanent collection. If you have Marley memorabilia please click here to learn more.|
|June 2004:Themarleystore.com - Open During Renovations||more info|
|In an effort to deliver a simpler shopping experience, Themarleystore.com, is undergoing renovations. While it's still open as it improves behind-the-scenes, some merchandise categories have been removed in order to expedite renovations. We expect themarleystore.com to open shortly with an even better selection of merchandise, music and memorabilia. Thanks for your patience.|
|May 2004:Bob Marley Roots Rock Reggae Festival Tour||more info|
|The Bob Marley Roots Rock Reggae Festival tour this summer features Ziggy Marley, Stephen Marley, Julian Marley, and Damian Marley. Check the festival web site for tour dates and information.|
|May 2004: Julian Marley to perform at We Are the Future concert in Rome, Italy||more info|
May 14, 2004 Rome, Italy -- Nearly two decades after producing the historic "We Are the World"
recording, music legend Quincy Jones is organizing a massive charity
concert in Rome for a campaign aimed at helping children in
war-ravaged cities. The event will benefit Jone's Listen Up
Foundation, which raises funds and awareness for young victims of
"We Are the Future" will be part of the third annual Globalization conference to be held on May 16 and 17. The Globalization conference will include more than 50 mayors from around the globe.
"We Are the Future" is expected to draw more than one million fans May 16th to Rome's Circus Maximus. The event's all star lineup includes Muhammad Ali, Angelina Jolie, Jay Z, LL Cool Z, Alicia Keys, Youssou N. Dour, Lionel Richie, Chris Tucker, Oprah Winfrey and more...
Julian Marley, son of the legendary Bob Marley is flying into Rome today to join Alicia Keys on stage to perform the song "WAR" which was recorded by Bob Marley with words from a speech by the deceased Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie. This song which speaks of the need for a guarantee of human rights is especially relevent to current issues in the world today.
Jones is hoping to bradcast the event worldwide and is negotiating with a U.S. network and Arabic broadcaster al Jazeera.
|May 2004: Kymani Marley at Hard Rock Casino, Hollywood, Florida|
Pictured from left to right:
Luther McKenzie - WAVS Radio personality
Doris Osceola - Seminole Tribe of Florida
Clint O'Neil - WLRN Radio personality
|March 2004:Julian Marley European Tour Dates, Audio Clips, and Video First Look||more info|
Julian's "A Time and Place" tour is in full swing with a full European tour scheduled for April. Check out the album and listen to audio clips from "A Time and Place." Fans are also treated to a First Look at the full "Harder Days" video. Visit www.ghettoyouths.com for the goodies.
|March 2004:Ziggy Marley On Tour; Proceeds to Benefit URGE||more info|
Ziggy's Dragonfly Tour is going strong. As if you need another reason to see Ziggy Marley this tour, 50 cents from every ticket sold is donated to URGE, Ziggy's charity foundation. Ziggy's fellow tour mates, Michael Franti and Spearhead will donate another 50 cents to the "911 Power to the Peaceful Fund." Tickets are still available for some dates as the tour heads West. Visit www.ziggymarley.com for tour dates and information.
|March 2004:Bob Marley Foundation Online Charity Auction a Success||more info|
The Bob Marley Foundation Ltd. USA completed its inaugural benefit auction on eBay. Several items, including a Bob Marley Gibson Guitar Les Paul Custom, Catch a Fire leather jacket, and Bob Marley Gift Set, signed by Chris Blackwell, sold over a seven day period and raised over . Recipients of the auction include the Florida A & M University to establish the Bob Marley International Music Scholarship, JRDC Shashamane Basic School in Ethiopia, Mary's Child Home for under age mothers in Jamaica, and the Rhoden Hall Basic School in Bob Marley's hometown of St. Ann. Foundation director Cedella Marley - Minto, Bob Marley's eldest daughter said, "Our work has just begun."
This is the first of many fundraisers planned by the Foundation to help create sustainable projects in Africa and the Caribbean and to bring awareness of very important social issues. For more information visit www.bobmarleyfoundation.org
|March 2004: New Merchandise At themarleystore.com||more info|
Zion Rootswear proudly brings you the Marley Store, the Official web site for Bob Marley and Marley family music, merchandise, accessories and more. New clothing designs, music, and videos have been added to the store. Visit www.themarleystore.com to see these items and more. The web site features secure online ordering.
|February 2004: CATCH A FIRE CLOTHING WEB SITE NEW AND IMPROVED||more info|
Visit the new and improved web site! Offering the latest designs and fashion
from Cedella Marley, the new catchafireclothing.com web site delivers
an enhanced customer experience and expanded product selection.
|February 2004: ZIGGY MARLEY CONTRIBUTES TO '50 FIRST DATES' SOUNDTRACK; US TOUR BEGINS FEB. 5||more info|
Ziggy covers the Cars' Drive on the soundtrack of Adam Sandler's
latest film, "50 First Dates". Pre-order the CD before March 1 and you
could win an autographed item!
Also, Ziggy begins a four-week US Tour with Michael Franti and Spearhead on Feb. 5, 2004 in Tucson, AZ.
Visit www.ziggymarley.com for tour dates and information.
|November 2003:Julian Marley's Long Awaited Follow-up Album in Stores Now.|
A Time & Place has arrived! The long-awaited follow-up to Julian Marley's 1997 album, Lion In the Morning, is available in stores now. Julian's newest offering is an organic fusion of rootical reggae and breezy jazz sounds that represent the next milestone in his artistic path.
For Julian Marley, music transcends labels. "It all comes down to listening and loving music," the soft-spoken and thoughtful artist reasons. "If you love music, any kind of music, it just filters through you." Critics and fans alike have responded to his mature and genuine sound with unqualified praise. A Time & Place is "a solid showcase of Julian Marley's considerable talent," says Whatagwan Magazine. The Jamaica Observer calls it "a refreshing brew." And, in the words of one fan, "The Julian Marley CD is a MUST HAVE!!!"
As is the case with all Marley projects, A Time & Place is truly a family affair. Released on the family's Tuff Gong/Ghetto Youths label, the album features production by Julian, Stephen and Damian, with, Julian explains, "Stephen coming with the overhand for everything." Brothers Ziggy and Rohan play percussion on "Where She Lay" and Bunny Wailer contributes percussion to "Father's Place."
Purchase a copy of A Time & Place online or at a record store near you! For more information about the album or to find out Julian's upcoming tour dates please visit www.ghettoyouths.com.
|June 2002: Film Life and Debt Reveals Impact of IMF Policies on Jamaica.||more info|
| Life and Debt is
an award-winning feature-length documentary which addresses the impact of
the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development
Bank and current globalization policies on a developing country such as
Jamaica. A must watch film, check if its playing at
a theater near you.
Also of note, the soundtrack released by Tuff Gong, features music by Ziggy Marley, Stephen Marley, Buju Banton, and many more.
|June 2002: Bob Marley Special "Behind the Music" Will Air On VH-1.|
Behind the Music focuses on the emotional turning points in Bob's life: the experiences that formed him, the injustices that drove him, the love affairs that inspired him. It's an emotional journey through the heart and mind of a 20th century icon as revealed by those who knew him best: his mother, his wife, his longtime lover, his children, his fellow musicians, and closest friends.
Sun. 6/30 at 11am ET
Sun. 6/30 at 9pm ET
Sun. 6/30 at 11:30pm ET
Mon. 7/1 at 7:30pm ET (Celebrating International Reggae Day)
Fri. 7/5 at 5:30pm ET
|June 2002: Cedella Marley Launches New Catch A Fire Clothing Line.||more info|
Inspired by Caribbean influences, her designs are fresh and funky. Vintage and hand-made hats,
body products, tops to bottoms - everything's unique at Catch A Fire clothing. Check