Ziggy Marley

Published On May 18, 2014 » 398 Views» By KCEP Webmaster » Community Affairs
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Ziggy Marley

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Venue: Mandalay Beach

3950 Las Vegas Blvd S

Las Vegas, NV

Show Times: 9pm

Marley, the oldest son of music legend Bob Marley, made his recording debut in 1979 with a group comprised of his father and three siblings. The group became known as The Melody Makers and released 14 albums over three decades. Ziggy Marley began his solo career in 2003 when he released Dragonfly (Ghetto Youths Crew), a record label he created while working with the United Nations. In 2006, he released his second solo album, Love Is My Religion, which won a GRAMMY Award for “Best Reggae Album.” His third solo album, Family Time, was released in 2009 and was dedicated to all of the children in the world. It featured his mother, Rita Marley, as well as musicians Paul Simon, Willie Nelson and Jack Johnson, among others. Marley later earned another GRAMMY for “Best Musical Album for Children.”

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