Come celebrate Bob Marley’s Birthday Weekend and the 40th anniversary of Marley’s last show in Hawaii at Laverne’s Sports Bar (Kona), on February 7. Bob Bash 2019 will feature a special performance by KY-Mani Marley – Bob Marley’s son and half-brother of Ziggy Marley.
Ky-Mani is a popular reggae and dancehall musician, and a film actor who starred in the Jamaican films One Love and Shotta. He has worked with rap musicians Shaggy and Young Buck, among others. Ky-Mani is the only child of Bob Marley with Anita Belnavis, a Jamaican table tennis champion.
Marley’s first appearance as a musician took place in 1996 when he recorded Like Father Like Son, an album consisting of cover versions of some of his father’s songs. His next album, 1999’s The Journey, received mass critical acclaim and achieved relatively good sales. His 2001 album, Many More Roads, was nominated for a Grammy for Best Reggae Album. He lost to his brother Damian’s album, Halfway Tree.
Ky-Mani launched his latest album Radio in 2007. The album features several key singles including “One Time,” “The March” and “Conversation.” All of the songs contain Marley’s unique sound of classic reggae beats mixed with contemporary hip hop. Also featured on the CD are some of today’s hottest artists including Mya and Gail Gotti.
Opening for Marley is the Maui-based reggae band Inna Vision. Inna Vision has currently released a five-song EP “Highest Grade” followed by Highest Grade headline tour performing through North America. The project is considered a cross over release with a fusion of Reggae, Dancehall, and Hip-hop.
If You Go
What: Bob Bash 2019
Where: Laverne’s Sports Bar, 75-5819 Ali’i Dr, Kailua-Kona.
When: February 7, 2019 – 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Ages: 21+ with ID.
Ticket Info: $50 – $100. Special Limited VIP and General Admission Tickets Available Now At Humpy’s and www.eventbrite.com https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ky-mani-marley-tickets-54255665155.
Visit Ky-Mani Marley’s website: http://ky-manimarley.com