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Win a pair of tickets to see The Wailers

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The Wailers

Win a pair of tickets to see the legendary Wailers

The Wailers have announced a UK headline tour for March 2019 where they will perform 14 dates across some of the country’s major cities. The Wailers continue their quest to bring reggae to the forefront of the world’s stage. Led by bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett and joined by original Wailers guitarist Donald Kinsey as well as saxophonist Glen DaCosta, The Wailers give audiences around the globe the opportunity to experience their innovative sound. From 1972 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman has carried on the mission to “keep The Wailers together” just as Bob requested.

In tribute to the late co-founder and drummer Carlton “Carly” Barrett, The Wailers present Familyman’s son, Aston Barrett Jr. Also, on stage is background singer Shema McGregor, daughter of I Three singer Judy Mowatt and Reggae pioneer Freddie McGregor.

Accompanying the legends and children-of-legends on stage are many other talented musicians: bass guitarist Owen “Dreadie” Reid, a former student of Familyman who also plays bass with Julian Marley’s Uprising band; front man Joshua David Barrett, Rastaman by lifestyle and culture, who delivers Bob’s powerful message of Jah love and unity through his performance and interaction with the audience; Andres Lopez on keyboards, who has performed with artists such as Alborosie, Lutan Fyah, and Anthony B.; and Anne-Marie Thompson, an experienced gospel singer. FOH/Sound engineer is Christian Cowlin, a Wailers Band veteran who has travelled the world with The Wailers for more than 20 years and who is responsible for the band’s live sound.

The WailersThe competition

Win tickets to either of these dates:

March 13            Liverpool O2 Academy

March 16            Manchester Academy

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to one of these nights, all you have to do is sign up to the Northern Soul newsletter (details of how to do this are on the right-hand side of the page) and send an email to emma@northernsoul.me.uk with the title ‘The Wailers’. Please stipulate which venue you want tickets for.

Closing date: February 28, 2019

Winners will be picked at random and notified by: March 1, 2019

 

The UK tour will see The Wailers perform songs from the iconic album Legend live on stage including classics Three Little Birds, I Shot the Sheriff, Jammin’, as well as many more greatest hits.

For tickets, please visit: http://gigst.rs/TW

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