The Wailers to perform Legend in its entirety in UK dates
Story by Jack Foley
LEGENDARY reggae artists The Wailers once again invade the UK in September and October 2013, bringing with them their highly celebrated and anticipated Legend tour, in which the band will perform the iconic album live on stage in its entirety.
Legend was the 12th album released by Bob Marley and the Wailers and the second posthumous one. It is the best-selling reggae album of all-time, with over 25 million copies sold globally.
Some of songs which will be featured on the tour are fan favorites and include Redemption Song, Three Little Birds, Waiting In Vain, I Shot The Sheriff, Jamming, Get Up, Stand Up and Satisfy My Soul.
Legend also holds the distinction of being the second longest-charting album in the history of Billboard magazine. Combining its chart life on the Billboard 200 and the Top Pop Catalog Albums charts, Legend has had a chart run of 992 non-consecutive weeks, surpassed only by The Dark Side of the Moon at 1,574 weeks.
The current line-up features the anchor of the band, Aston “Family Man” Barrett on bass, Duane “Danglin’” Anglin on lead vocals, Keith Sterling on keyboards, Zeb “Drummy” Williams on drums, Audley Chisholm on rhythm Guitar, Aston Barrett Jr. on percussion/keys, and on backing vocals Cegee Victory.
The Wailers will be performing ‘Legend’ at the following venues (all September and October 2013):*
26 – Glasgow, O2 ABC
27 – Newcastle, O2 Academy
28 – Manchester, Ritz
29 – Sheffield, O2 Academy
30 – London, The Indigo O2
2 – Oxford, O2 Academy
Tickets go on sale on July 5, 2013,at 9am, priced at £19.50 (£25, £30 London).