TUFF GONG & THE MARLEY FAMILY TO COMMEMORATE THE BIRTH OF BOB MARLEY WITH “EASY SKANKING 78”
Bob Marley’s 78th Earthstrong Celebration.
The annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Honorable Robert Nesta Marley. Will take place on February 6th. The anniversary of his birth. This year, the Marley Family honor the Jamaican icon’s 78th birthday with a full schedule of events. Under the theme “Easy Skanking 78”. Utilizing the title of the lead track from Marley’s tenth studio album Kaya, released in 1978.
The cornerstone event of the birthday proceedings is the “Easy Skanking 78” virtual concert. Held at the famed Tuff Gong Studio in Kingston. Hosted by media personality Elise Kelly, and featuring an all-star lineup of Jamaica’s brightest talents. Including Beenie Man, Patra, Lady G, Mortimer, and Khalia. The concert broadcast will be live on Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio on SiriusXM at 5pm EST on January 29th.
Fans worldwide will watch the entire slate of festivities, including an encore presentation of the “Easy Skanking 78” concert. You can tune in to the live stream on the Tuff Gong TV YouTube channel, from 3pm to 8pm EST on Monday, February 6th. The live stream will be hosted by media personalities Kamila McDonald and Dufton Shephard, and will feature a very special celebration of the life and music of Jo Mersa Marley, the firstborn child of Stephen Marley and the grandson of Bob and Rita, at the Bob Marley Museum in St. Andrew.
Bob Marley’s 78th Earthstrong Celebration full schedule below.