@ZIGGYMARLEY’S FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM “FLY RASTA” OUT NOW!

Posted: April 16, 2014 by FAREZ in HipHopOnDeck, Music, Press Releases
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ZIGGY MARLEY’S FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM “FLY RASTA” OUT TODAY! 

 

Summer North American Dates Announced! 

 

Los Angeles, CA (April, 2014) – “FLY RASTA,” the fifth studio album from six-time Grammy winner and Reggae icon Ziggy Marley was released today to all physical and online retail outlets via Tuff Gong Worldwide. Produced by Marley with additional production by Dave Cooley (J Dilla, Silversun Pickups), “Fly Rasta” features ten new tracks including the album’s infectious opening number “I Don’t Wanna Live On Mars,” and the uplifting lead single “Fly Rasta” which includes The Melody Makers’ Cedella Marley, Sharon Marley and Rica Newell.

 

Marley recently held a very special event at Sonos Studio in Hollywood, CA on Thursday, April 3rd that included a very intimate live performance and on stage Q&A to talk about the new release. To view footage from the event, please click HERE. Ziggy is scheduled for a number of national television appearances in April and May to support the album including The Late Show with David Letterman on April 29th, The Queen Latifah Show on May 1st, Real Time with Bill Maher on May 2nd and Conan on May 5th.

 

Ziggy will also embark on a summer North American tour with his band that will include a slew of music festivals dates including the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE on June 22nd, Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI on July 3rd, Floydfest in Floyd, VA on July 25th and Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, CT on July August 3rd amongst others (full tour routing below). For full ticket purchase information, please visit ZiggyMarley.com. 

 

TRACK LISTING: 

 

1.I Don’t Wanna Live On Mars 

2.Fly Rasta feat. U-Roy 

3.Lighthouse 

4.Sunshine 

5.Moving Forward feat. Beezy Coleman 

6.You 

7.So Many Rising 

8.I Get Up feat. Cedella Marley 

9.You’re My Yoko 

10.Give It Away 

UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 

Dates:                   City:                                                       Venue:
4/8                         Los Angeles, CA                                Club Nokia
4/11                       Live Oak, FL                                        Wanee Festival
4/12                       Ft. Lauderdale, FL                            Tortuga Festival
4/27                       New York, NY                                    SOBS
5/22                       Santa Ynez, CA                                 Chumas Casino
5/23                       Brooks, CA                                          Cache Creek Casino
5/24                       Monterey, CA                                   California Roots Festival
5/25                       Las Vegas, NV                                    Mandalay Bay
6/14                       Toronto, ON                                       Luminato Festival
6/15                       Montreal, QC                                     Olympia Theater
6/17                       Rutland, VT                                         Paramount Theater
6/19                       Lowell, MA                                         Boarding House Park
6/21                       Hyannis, MA                                      Cape Code Melody Tent
6/22                       Dover, DE                                            Firefly Festival
6/24                       Pittsburgh, PA                                   Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
6/25                       Lewiston, NY                                      Artpark (with Steel Pulse)
6/27                       Columbus, OH                                   LC Pavilion
6/28                       Cincinnati, OH                                    Taft Theater
6/29                       Chicago, IL                                           Vic Theater
7/2                         Grand Rapids, MI                             Meijer Gardens Amp.
7/3                         Milwaukee, WI                                 Summerfest
7/4                         Des Moines, IA                                 Western Gateway Park
7/5                         Sioux City, IA                                      Grandview Park
7/19                       Orange County, CA                         OC County Fair
7/25                       Floyd, VA                                             Floydfest
7/26                       Silver Spring, MD                              Fillmore
7/31                       Jim Thorpe, PA                                  Penn’s Peak
8/1                         New York, NY                                    Irving Plaza
8/2                         Westhampton Beach, NY             Westhampton Beach Performing Arts
8/3                         Bridgeport, CT                                   Gathering of the Vibes
8/7                         Detroit, MI                                          Motor City Casino
8/9                         Bayfield, WI                                        Lake Superior Big Top
8/12                       Apple Valley, MN                             Weesner Amphitheater
8/13                       Kansas City, MO                               Crossroads
8/15                       Jackson, MS                                       Jackson R+B Festival
8/19                       Denver, CO                                         Ogden Theater
8/24                       Seattle, WA                                        Seattle Zoo
8/28                       Boulder, CO                                        Chautauqua Auditorium

8/29                       Snowmass, CO                                  JAS Festival

 

ABOUT ZIGGY MARLEY 

A six-time Grammy winner, Emmy Winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter and producer, Ziggy Marley has released twelve albums to much critical acclaim. His early immersion in music came at age ten when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley. As front man to Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers, the group released eight best-selling albums that garnered three Grammys, with such chart-topping hits as “Look Who’s Dancing,” “Tomorrow People” and “Tumbling Down.” Ziggy’s first solo album, Dragonfly (RCA Records), was released in 2003. His second solo release, Love is My Religion (Tuff Gong Worldwide), won a Grammy in 2006 for “Best Reggae Album.” His third solo album, Family Time (Tuff Gong Worldwide), scored him a 5th Grammy award for “Best Children’s Album.” In 2011, Ziggy released his critically acclaimed 4th studio album Wild And Free, which earned him a Grammy nomination, as well as his first ever comic book entitled MARIJUANAMAN. Ziggy Marley Organics, a GMO-free product line including flavored coconut oils and hemp seed snacks, was started in 2012. The products are distributed throughout the US and are available in over 1000 stores nationwide. His 2012 live album “Ziggy Marley In Concert,” recently earned him his 6th Grammy award for “Best Reggae Album.” To coincide with the release of his latest album “Fly Rasta,” Ziggy is putting out his debut children’s book “I Love You Too,” a coproduction of Akashic Books and Tuff Gong Worldwide on April 15th, 2014. The multicultural picture book is based on one of Ziggy’s most beloved songs of the same title from his Grammy Award-winning album “Family Time,” which explores a child’s relationship with parents, nature and the unstoppable force of love.

 

For more information, please visit:

ziggymarley.com

facebook.com/ziggymarley

twitter.com/ziggymarley

youtube.com/ziggymarley

instagram.com/ziggymarley

ziggymarleyorganics.com

marijuanamancomic.com

ABOUT TUFF GONG WORLDWIDE 

The Tuff Gong label was founded in 1965 by Bob Marley with the vision of producing, distributing and promoting his music free from the constraints of corporate label politics. In a time decades before artist-owned record labels were commonplace, the legendary Bob Marley’s vision was characteristically well ahead of its time. Now, nearly a half-century later, his dream is being realized. For more information, visit http://www.tuffgongworldwide.com.

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