Wailers UK Headline Tour 2018

The Wailers UK Headline Tour 2018

The Wailers UK Headline Tour 2018

Including famed bassist and founder, Aston ‘Familyman’ Barrett and original wailers band members.

Following The Wailers huge UK tour in 2017 The legendary band have confirmed a Wailers UK headline tour for March 2018. Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ guitarists Junior Marvin and Donald Kinsey, The Wailers will perform 14 dates across some of the UK’s major cities!

Bringing their revolutionary sound to fans around the world, the UK tour will see The Wailers play the iconic Legend album live on stage in its entirety, including its greatest hits  Three Little Birds, I Shot the Sheriff, Jammin’, and many more.

From 1973 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman and Junior have carried on the mission to “keep The Wailers together,” just as Bob requested, affirming: “By doing that, you keep me alive through the music.”

In tribute to the late co-founder and drummer Carlton “Carly” Barrett, The Wailers present Aston Barrett, Jr. on drums. It’s startling how this young powerhouse delivers with his uncle’s inspiring trademark style. Lead singer Joshua David Barrett is a Rastaman by lifestyle and culture. Josh delivers Bob’s powerful message of Jah love and unity through his performance and interaction with the audience. Also on stage are singers Shema McGregor, daughter of I Three Judy Mowatt, and Hassanah, a multi-cultural powerhouse; veteran Owen “Dreadie” Reid on guitar/bass, and “triple bubble king” Javaughn Bond on keyboards.

There are more than 100 million Bob Marley & The Wailers recordings sold, including 1977’s Exodus, anointed Best Album of the Century in 1999 by Time Magazine, and “One Love,” named Song of the Millennium that same year by BBC. Spin Magazine listed Bob Marley & The Wailers at #4 of the “50 Greatest Bands of All Times,” while The New York Times named Bob Marley the most significant musician of the 20th century. These accolades were made possible by the creative, timeless, and distinctive music, lyrics and production of these incomparable Wailers musicians.

The Wailers UK Headline Tour 2018
2nd March Newcastle O2 Academy
3rd March Leeds O2 Academy
4th March Glasgow O2 ABC
6th March Leicester O2 Academy
7th March Liverpool O2 Academy
8th March Sheffield O2 Academy
9th March Manchester Academy
10th March Birmingham O2 Institute
11th March Norwich The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
13th March Nottingham Rock City
14th March Bristol O2 Academy
15th March Cardiff Tramshed
16th March Bournemouth O2 Academy
17th March London Indigo O2

Tickets for The Wailers UK Headline Tour 2018 are available at www.gigsandtours.com / 0844 811 0051

Wailers UK Headline Tour 2018
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