Following the news of the rescheduled UK tour dates, The Wailers will return to the UK in March with a headline tour and a new legendary line-up. Steered by founder Aston ‘Familyman’ Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ band members Junior Marvin and Donald Kinsey, The Wailers will perform across some of the UK’s major cities.
Carrying its revolutionary sound and message to loyal fans around the world, the UK tour will see The Wailers play the iconic Legend album live on stage in its entirety, including their greatest hits Three Little Birds, I Shot The Sheriff, Jamming and many more.
This Wailers band promises to deliver music and talent perfected over numerous decades. Old-school members welcome the new-generation talent of drummer Aston Barrett Jr, ‘Familyman’s’ multi-talented son and nephew of Wailers co-founder and innovative drummer Carlton ‘Carly’ Barrett. ‘Familyman’ Barrett, heralded as a musical genius, was named one of the most influential bass players of all times, and received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from Bass Player Magazine.
Inspired to reunite, The Wailers are moving forward with their vision of quality production, song writing, and messages of peace, unity, and one love. The band is coming together to perform on stage, making this a slice of musical history you must not miss.
The Wailers are: Aston ‘Familyman’ Barrett (bass), Julian Junior Marvin (lead guitar and vocals), Donald Kinsey (lead guitar), Aston Barrett, Jr. (drums), Joshua David Barrett (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), Shema McGregor (vocals and harmony), Owen ‘Dreadie’ Reid (rhythm guitar and bass), Javaughn Bond (keyboards and vocals), and Marley sound engineer Dennis Thompson.
TOUR DATES 2017
|Wed 8th||O2 Academy Bristol|
|Tue 9th||O2 Academy Leeds|
|Fri 10th||Manchester Academy|
|Sat 11th||O2 Academy Live Liverpool|
|Sun 12th||O2 Academy Newcastle|
|Tue 14th||The Nick Rayns Norwich|
|Wed 15th||O2 Academy Birmingham|
|Thu 16th||O2 ABC Glasgow|
|Fri 17th||O2 Academy Sheffield|
|Sat 18th||O2 Academy Leicester|
|Tue 21st||O2 Academy Oxford|
|Wed 22nd||Cliffs Pavilion Southend|
|Thu 23rd||O2 Academy Bournemouth|
|Fri 24th||Indigo O2 London|
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