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      October 3, 2019

      Thursday   8:00 PM

      23 E Lancaster Avenue
      Ardmore, Pennsylvania 19003

      The Wailers

      with performing the 40th anniversary of "Survival" plus 2nd set of classics, Mike Pinto, Solomonic Sound System
      The legendary Wailers continue their quest to bring reggae to the forefront of the world'sstage. Led by renowned bassist and founder Aston "Familyman" Barrett, and joined by originalWailers guitarist Donald Kinsey, The Wailers give audiences around the globe the opportunityto experience their unique and innovative sound. From 1972 to 1980, Bob Marley & TheWailers 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 presentFamilymans multi-talented son, Aston Barrett Jr. Its startling to witness how the youngpowerhouse delivers with his uncles inspiring landmark one drop drumming style. Also onstage is polished background singer Shema McGregor, daughter of I Three singer Judy Mowattand Reggae pioneer Freddie McGregor.Accompanying the legends and children-of-legends on stage are many other talentedmusicians: bass guitarist Owen Dreadie Reid, a former student of Familyman who also playsbass with Julian Marleys Uprising band; front man Joshua David Barrett, Rastaman by lifestyleand culture, who delivers Bobs powerful message of Jah love and unity through hisperformance and interaction with the audience; Andres Lopez on keyboards, who hasperformed with artists such as Alborosie, Lutan Fyah, and Anthony B.; and Anne-MarieThompson, an experienced gospel singer. FOH/Sound engineer is Christian Cowlin, a WailersBand veteran who has traveled the world with The Wailers for more than 20 years and who isresponsible for the bands live sound.Since Bob Marleys untimely passing in 1981, Familyman vowed to keep a promise he made tohis leader and friend that he would hold the band together and maintain the musics quality,to keep me [Bob Marley] alive through music. The message is still Burnin, the Exodus of Jahpeople continues, Uprising and Survival remain the call to fans. The incomparable Wailers arecoming to Babylon by Bus, to rock the stage, to bring the magic and message of Roots RastaReggae. Its a Rastaman Vibration: a slice of music history you must not miss. Legend.

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