The annual earthstrong celebration for Tuff Gong International co-founder, the acclaimed ‘First Lady of Reggae’, and globally-recognized humanitarian, Dr. Rita Marley OJ, OD, LITT is turning out to be quite a show. This year’s theme is Easy Sailing ’77, and once again the title event is being produced by Tuff Gong and captured live at its legendary studio in Kingston, Jamaica.
A host of talented artists are set to honor Rita Marley’s life and work. The lineup of performers represent every aspect of Jamaican music from dancehall to roots reggae and lovers’ rock: Elephant Man, Jah 9, Duane Stephenson, Ken Boothe, George Nooks and Mystic Marley and French-born reggae & blues artist, Delphine.
As part of its partnership with North American satellite broadcasting corporation SiriusXM, subscribers to the service will have exclusive access to the concert taping this Friday, July 14 on Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio channel 19 and the SiriusXM app at 5pm Eastern with an encore airing again at 8pm Eastern.