Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Julian Marley and The Uprising kicks off the Awake Tour

Julian Marley and The Uprising goes on a cross country U.S. Tour featuring brother Stephen Marley with special guest up and coming Ghetto Youths artiste, Javaughn.

Following the success of his latest full-length album Awake (Ghetto Youths Int'l) just released in April 2009, Julian "JuJu" Marley and his band, The Uprising, hit the road for a cross-country U.S. tour starting October 8th in Jacksonville, FL. Accompanying him on stage will be Grammy-award winning musician, producer and brother, Stephen Marley. Opening act will be the young up-and-coming Ghetto Youths International reggae artist Javaughn.

Labeled as one of Julian's career best, Awake is his third studio release and has already topped the number one slot for reggae downloads on iTunes. His latest single Violence in the Streets featuring Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, have quickly climbed the online viral charts with the music video already receiving over a million hits on such popular music sites as!

The Awake Tour offers highlights from his latest album as well as classic Julian Marley hits, music that spans well over his 20-year career. A sure-fire performance that will set precedence for all reggae artists to come, the audience will expect an electrifying and uplifting set of roots music that will inspire, empower and awaken the human spirit.

Catch Julian Marley and The Uprising with special guest Stephen Marley in a city near you!

Dates in Full:
10/14/09 Falls Church, VA @ State Theatre
10/16/09 Hartford, CT @ West Indian Social Club
10/17/09 Foxborough, MA @ Showcase Live!
10/18/09 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground - Ballroom
10/19/09 New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
10/21/09 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
10/23/09 Chicago, IL @ Wild Hare
10/24/09 Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze
10/25/09 Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theatre
10/27/09 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
10/28/09 Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
10/30/09 Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
10/31/09 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
11/1/09 Durango, CO @ The Abbey Theatre
11/3/09 Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Bliss
11/5/09 Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
11/6/09 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
11/7/09 Eugene, OR @ McDonald Theatre
11/8/09 Eureka, CA @ Nocturnum
11/10/09 Ashland, OR @ Historic Ashland Armory
11/11/09 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
11/12/09 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
11/13/09 West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues - West Hollywood
11/14/09 Pozo, CA @ Pozo Saloon
11/15/09 San Diego, CA @ World Beat Center
11/17/09 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
11/19/09 Houston, TX @ House of Blues - Houston
11/20/09 Austin, TX @ Aces Lounge
11/21/09 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues - New Orleans
11/22/09 Miami, FL @ Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

For more on Julian Marley and The Uprising, contact:

Stella McLaughlan
Ghetto Youths Int'l
305.969.7111 | |

Carlette DeLeon
Headline Entertainment
8 Haughton Avenue, Kingston 10 Jamaica W.I.
Tel: 876.754.1526

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