With its final performance set in Miami, THE AWAKE TOUR, presented by Ghetto Youths International, showcases the hypnotic beats and soulful vocals from JULIAN MARLEY’S latest full-length album (and third studio release), AWAKE, as well as his classic hits that span over two decades.
Joining JULIAN MARLEY on stage are his brothers STEPHEN MARLEY AND DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY, both multiple Grammy Award winners. Bob Marley’s signature style of delivering haunting wails and raw messages comes to life during JULIAN MARLEY’S performances. The strong musical influences of jazz, blues, and rock contribute to his individual sound.
THE AWAKE TOUR also highlights up-and-coming international reggae artist Javaughn as a special opening act.
“As JULIAN MARLEY says ‘music is the universal sound that bridges all barriers of language, culture and color’; and we couldn’t agree more,” said M.
JULIAN MARLEY has been around music all his life. Born in
During a “Giving Thanks With The Marleys” initiative, The Ghetto Youths Foundations is asking attendees to bring non-perishable canned goods to the event. These donations will be given to CHARLEE (Children Have All Rights: Legal, Educational and Emotional) Homes for Children to help feed over 170 young adults who have aged out of foster care and provide food for families in need during the Thanksgiving holiday. CHARLEE is a private not-for-profit social service agency created in 1983 in
THE AWAKE TOUR: JULIAN MARLEY AND THE UPRISING FEATURING STEPHEN AND DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY
November 22, 2009
Knight Concert Hall at 8 P.M.
Julian Marley and the Uprising featuring Stephen Marley and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley will perform with soulful vocals inspired by life and spirituality. Their music incorporates the roots-reggae sound that Julian has made his own, infused with street-energy hip-hop, bubbling dancehall, and a smooth combination of R&B and reggae.
Tickets for THE AWAKE TOUR: JULIAN MARLEY AND THE UPRISING FEATURING STEPHEN AND DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY are now on sale. If purchased prior to Nov. 2, 2009, tickets range from $19.50 -$39.50. Tickets can be purchased through the