ArtsQuest provides Ziggy Marley to Musikfest lineup

BETHLEHEM, Pa. | ArtsQuest introduced the addition of Ziggy Marley – A Dwell Tribute to His Father to Musikfest, its flagship pageant, in 2022.

Marley, together with opener Kazayah, will headline the Wind Creek Metal Stage at PNC Plaza on Tues., August 9. Tickets will go on sale to ArtsQuest members starting Tues., March 22 and to the general public on Fri., March 25 on-line.

A greenback from every ticket offered will go to profit the U.R.G.E. Basis, officers say. 

The Jamaican musician and philanthropist has curated his live performance in celebration of his late father, Bob Marley’s seventy fifth birthday, officers say. Marley started his personal music profession in 1979 along with his siblings because the Melody Makers. Their first single, “Kids Taking part in within the Streets” was written by their father Bob and all royalties have been pledged to the United Nations.

After Bob Marley’s demise in 1981, Ziggy carried out alongside his father’s band The Wailers. 4 years later, the Melody Makers reunited and launched their first album Play the Recreation Proper in 1985. The sibling group obtained a GRAMMY award for his or her second album Acutely aware Get together in 1988.

In 2002, Ziggy launched his solo profession along with his debut album Dragonfly in 2003 included tracks “True to Myself” and “Rainbow within the Sky” that includes each Flea and John Frusciante of the Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers.

All through the course of his profession, Ziggy says he has collaborated with many relations, mates and musicians together with Donna Summer season, Woody Harrelson, Paul Simon and Willie Nelson. In 2009 Ziggy’s album Household Time obtained a GRAMMY award for Finest Musical Album for Kids.

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Ziggy’s most up-to-date studio album Insurrection Rises was launched in Might 2018. Ziggy has obtained eight GRAMMY awards throughout his profession, in addition to a Daytime Emmy Award. In 2021, he was inducted into the Worldwide Reggae and World Music Corridor of Fame, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ziggy based Limitless Assets Giving Enlightenment (U.R.G.E) and was signed on as an official supporter in 2007 to Little Children Rock.

Musikfest will happen Aug. 5 – 14, 2022. This 12 months’s lineup contains Counting Crows, Willie Nelson & Household, Kelsea Ballerini, ALABAMA and Poison. Extra bulletins will likely be shared all year long. The brand new Musikfest poster, by famend tremendous artist Bart Cooper, was unveiled in Nov.

Go to musikfest.org for extra data. Total, an estimated 1,127,000 folks attended Musikfest in 2021 and the 11-day pageant had an estimated $67 million affect on the Lehigh Valley Area of Pennsylvania.