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ZIGGY MARLEY

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EVENT DATE, TIMES & LOCATION:
Friday, September 23rd
Gates Open at 5:30pm, Music Starts at 7pm
At ALEX AND ANI City Center in downtown Providence!

TICKET INFO:
$32.50 advance/$42.50 day-of event
All ages event – Children require a paid ticket
General Admission event, no reserved seating, no re-entry allowed

RELIVE THE EXCITEMENT!

ALL THE BUZZ!
The Herald News: Ziggy Marley Headed to Providence This Month – Talks New Reggae Album, Acting, Cookbook

OPENING PERFORMANCE BY:

ANTHONY D’AMATO
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With DJ Matik spinning good reggae vibes in Biltmore Park when gates open at 5:30pm!

ARTIST INFO

ZIGGY MARLEY_PHOTOCREDIT_GREGORY_BOJORQUEZ_1000x667A seven time GRAMMY winner, Emmy winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter and producer, Ziggy Marley has released twelve albums to much critical acclaim. His early immersion in music came at age ten when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley.

As front man to Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers, the group released eight albums that garnered three GRAMMYs, with such chart-topping hits as “Look Who’s Dancing,” “Tomorrow People” and “Tumbling Down.” Ziggy’s first solo album, Dragonfly (RCA Records), was released in 2003. His second solo release, Love is My Religion (Tuff Gong Worldwide), won a GRAMMY in 2006 for Best Reggae Album. His third solo album, Family Time (Tuff Gong Worldwide), scored him a 5th GRAMMY award for Best Children’s Album. In 2011, Ziggy released his critically acclaimed 4th studio album Wild And Free, which earned him a GRAMMY nomination, as well as his first ever graphic novel entitled MARIJUANAMAN.

Ziggy Marley Organics, a GMO-free product line including flavored coconut oils and hemp seed snacks, was started in 2012. The products are distributed throughout the US and are available in over 1000 stores nationwide. His 2012 live album Ziggy Marley In Concert, earned him his 6th GRAMMY award for Best Reggae Album. Ziggy also recently released his debut children’s book I Love You Too, a co-production of Akashic Books and Tuff Gong Worldwide. The multicultural picture book is based on one of Ziggy’s most beloved songs of the same title from his GRAMMY Award-winning album Family Time, which explores a child’s relationship with parents, nature and the unstoppable force of love.

Ziggy’s fifth studio album, Fly Rasta, also released on April 15th, 2014 to mass critical acclaim and gave Ziggy his 7th GRAMMY win for Best Reggae Album in February of 2015.

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

5:30pm | Gates Open
5:30pm-7:00pm | DJ Matik spins good reggae vibes in Biltmore Park
7:00pm-8:00pm | Anthony D’Amato
8:00pm | Ziggy Marley
*Schedule subject to change.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

We will have full bars featuring beer, wine and cocktails as well as non-alcoholic options.

FOOD VENDORS:
OPEN SEASON CATERING
Menu:

  • Venison Chili
  • Chili Cheese Fries
  • Plain French Fries
  • Chicken & Waffle Sliders
  • Duck Poutine
  • Fish Tacos
  • All American Burger
  • Veggie Burger

More food vendors will be announced shortly, check back for more info closer to the event.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q HOW DO I GET MY TICKETS AND WHEN IS WILL CALL OPEN?

A: It’s easy to get your tickets! The fastest way to get your tickets is to order online and print them right at home.

To order by phone, call Ticketmaster 1.800.745.3000.

Get advance tickets at the RI Waterfront Events Box Office in Newport, Looney Tunes in Wakefield and Grid Iron Ale House + Grille in Warwick. Please click here for locations and hours.

Day-of ticket sales and Will Call will be available at the event office at ALEX AND ANI City Center, located right near the event entrance, beginning at 10am on the day of the event.

Q: IS THERE AN AGE MINIMUM FOR THE CONCERT?

A: There is no age minimum for the concert but kids do require a paid ticket in order to attend.

Q: IF IT RAINS, DOES THE EVENT GO ON?

A: You bet! The event is rain or shine and you are welcome to bring an umbrella if it does rain.

Q: MY TICKET SAYS “GA”. ARE THERE ANY SEATS AT THE EVENT OR CAN I BRING A CHAIR OR BLANKET?

A: Unfortunately, we cannot allow chairs or blankets to be set up inside the event. However, we do have limited seating at our food & beverage areas. This is a general admission “standing room/festival style” event.

Q: HOW DO I GET TO THE EVENT, AND WHERE DO I PARK?

A: Click here for details on parking and public transit options.

Q: CAN I BRING A COOLER WITH FOOD OR DRINKS INTO THE EVENT?

A: While we don’t allow outside food and beverage to be brought into the event there will be plenty available for purchase. Additionally, we do not allow coolers or large bags into the event, primarily for safety purposes. Please check out our ALEX AND ANI City Center policies page for more details.

Q: WILL THERE BE BEVERAGES AVAILABLE FOR SALE?

A: Absolutely! We will have full bars featuring beer, wine and cocktails as well as non-alcoholic options.

Q: WILL THERE BE FOOD AVAILABLE FOR SALE?

A: Of course! Check out the food & beverage section above for more details!

Q: CAN I RE-ENTER THE EVENT IF I LEAVE?

A: No, re-entry is not permitted at the concert. Please plan accordingly.

Q: ARE PETS WELCOME AT THE CONCERT?

A: We love those furry friends, but unless they are certified assistance service animals unfortunately we cannot allow them inside the event.

GOT ANOTHER QUESTION?

We’re here to help! Just call us at 1.888.900.8640 or email us at info@newportwaterfrontevents.com.

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS!



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