KRS-One, Long Beach Dub Allstars Play Marley Fest

KRS-One, Long Beach Dub Allstars, Burning Spear, and Beenie Man have signed on to perform for the 19th Annual Bob Marley Day Festival being held in Los Angeles on February 19 and 20 at the Long Beach Arena.

Jamaican dancehall DJs Beenie Man and Bounty Killer will headline the first day's concert, which will also include sets from rapper (and Reprise Records A&R man) KRS-One, and such reggae faves as Barrington Levy, Admiral Bailey, and jazz vocalist Glen Washington.

Reggae legend Burning Spear will highlight the second day of L.A.'s Bob Marley Day festival, with additional performances by Long Beach Dub Allstars (comprised of the former members of Sublime ), Yami Bolo, and Johnny Osbourne, among others.

The Bob Marley Day Festival will travel to San Diego on February 21 for a concert at the San Diego Sports Arena featuring a reggae and dancehall lineup of Beenie Man, Barrington Levy, and Luciano.

The three-city fest will then wrap with a three-day

stand at Maritime Hall in San Francisco on February 25-27, anchored by appearances from Levy, the Wailing Souls, and Steel Pulse.

Tickets for all of the concerts are currently available through Ticketmaster, as well as each of the venues' respective box offices.

-- David Basham

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