TOSH MEETS MARLEY – CLASSIC ROOTS REGGAE LEGENDS PERFORMING BOB MARLEY’S
SONG COLLECTION AT THE TRUCKEE RIVER AMPHITHEATER IN TRUCKEE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 29
Original members of Peter Tosh¹s band and Bob Marley¹s Wailers merge
together to bring reggae fans the best reggae music on the circuit today
performing hit after hit at the Truckee Regional Park Amphitheater in
Truckee, CA on Friday, August 29. Truckee Regional Park is located off
Highway on Brockway Drive. The festival will have arts and crafts vendors
and beer sales.
Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at Joby¹s, New Moon, Alice¹s
Mountain Market, Mad About Music, Tahoe Hemp and Recyled Records or onine at
www.renegadeshows.com <http://www.renegadeshows.com> , tickets.com and
Fully Fullwood was a member of Peter Tosh¹s band Word, Sound and Power and
originator and leader of the Soul Syndicate Band. Now he¹s heading up one of
the most powerful touring acts in reggae music featuring a star-studded
Bandleader Fully Fullwood is one of the most popular and well-known bass
players in the world, has worked and recorded with almost every single major
artist out of Jamaica. His Œrap-sheet¹ reads like a who¹s who of the
twentieth century¹s most important musical artists. Bob Marley, Peter Tosh,
Michael Rose, Mikey Dread, The Mighty Diamonds, Black Uhuru, Joe Higgs,
Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Frankie Paul, Big Youth, U-Roy, Sister Carol,
John Holt, Judy Mowatt, Ken Booth, Andrew Tosh, Del Roy Wilson, and many
more have utilized the outstanding talents of this absolutely amazing
Composer, Producer and Musician.
The originator and leader of the ŒSoul Syndicate Band¹, Fully has the
distinction of also being an original member of reggae superstar Peter
Tosh’s famous band, ŒWord, Sound and Power² and whom he recorded with and
toured with extensively until the singer¹s untimely passing.
A true Œoriginal and never to be duplicated², FULLY FULLWOOD is the main
engine that drives the music and band of the ³TOSH meets MARLEY² Tour. Be
sure to keep an eye out for Fully¹s new album ³FULLY LOADED² out soon!ŠŠ
With a music career spanning over thirty years, TONY CHIN is a true founding
father of reggae music Born in Kingston and raised in Trenchtown and
Greenwich Farm, Tony’s career started off in the Rocksteady era of the late
1960s and progressed into reggae in the 1970s as an original member of the
legendary Soul Syndicate band.
It is hard to imagine a chart-topping song that Tony Chin didn’t perform on.
Artists that Tony has played with include Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Burning
Spear, Johnny Clarke, Don Carlos, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Judy
Mowatt among countless others. Tony Chin was prominent in creating the
‘flyers’ rhythm guitar style that become such a craze in reggae with classic
songs such as Johnny Clarke’s “Move Out Of Babylon” and Dennis Brown’s
“Cassandra”. 1996 found Tony reuniting with legendary Soul Syndicate
founder/bass player George ‘Fully’ Fullwood in California and as “The Fully
Fullwood Band” they continue to provide the rock solid rhythmic support
required by today’s top reggae singers.
Jawge Hughes is a native of the tropical isle of St. Thomas and his
fantastic personality and prowess on keyboards allowed him to have toured
with many well-known reggae musicians.
His talent is a long musical exploration, from Upfull Ska sounds, Dance hall
rhythms, Fusion Reggae to the deadly one-drop Roots Reggae style. A level of
talent that one would expect from the best who through the Fully Fullwood
Band brings a wealth of experience to the Tosh Meets Marley Tour. Jawge
says, ŒI always try to be adventurous with music. Keeping it simple, but
there is always some challenging surprises in it.”
As a producer, an arranger or master keyboardist, Georges has a history that
many musicians aspire to. He produced and arranged Alpha Blondy¹s million
selling ³Jerusalem² [CD, 1986] and ³Cocody Rock² discs and also spent a
considerable time playing keyboards for the world famous ³Wailers² band.
Georges has made significant developments in musical production and
performance by producing and performing with various artist like Burning
Spear, Alpha Blondy, Yellowman, I Jahman Levi, The Wailers of Bob Marley,
Capleton, The Meditations, Sister Carol, and many more. Georges Kouakou, a
connection to the past and a bridge into the future.
Former Black Uhuru member and now lead guitarist and vocalist with the Tosh
meets Marley Tour, Vince has joined this new tour, which appear as Œcolors
on a canvas¹ that he compares to classical painting.
The driving bass of Fully Fullwood and legendary rhythm guitarist Tony Chin
are powerful and booming, carrying Vince¹s distinctive guitar and voice to a
colorful mixture of melody and cool vibes. Vince works his music,
experiments with it, dissects it and expects a lot of himself. His warm and
sensual guitar adds a touch of realism to the Tosh meets Marley material he
warmly refers to as Œa tribute to one of reggae¹s all time greatest souls¹.
An original Œnative¹ from Brazil, Claudio ³PEPPE² started his music career
early, listening to all the Bob Marley music he could locate.
³Peppe² has played with many world famous musicians such as Jimmy Cliff, the
Wailers, Julian and Damian Marley among others. Now Peppe bring his talent
to the Fully Fullwood Band and the amazing TOSH meets Marley Tour. Coming
from a large loving, family, Peppe took on any kind of job he could find to
support his family plus he saved every penny he could to obtain instruments
for his growing interest in percussion to practice the Marley reggae music
he had acquired. He feels the vibe that inspired him to play. One of the
most proficient percussionists on the planet, ŒPeppe¹ is a joy to watch in
action and audiences love his music.
One of the most talented and experienced drummers to have ever raised a
stick against a drum skin and cymbals, Karl Wright began a lasting career at
a very early age and is not only one of the most proficient stickmen in the
world today but also has the God-given ability to sing like an Angel which
he does faithfully during the Peter Tosh Celebration Tour set. ³Sticking² to
his craft and practicing faithfully has proved very successful for him,
having led him to stints with many famous bands such as the Maxi Priest Band
and has performed and toured with many top reggae artist including Dennis
Brown, Culture, Marcia Griffiths, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Sugar
Minot, Eek A Mouse, Nahki, Shabba Ranks, Junior Reid, Shaggy, and Super Cat.
For more information contact Renegade Productions at 530-583-2801 or visit
Friday, August 29
TOSH MEETS MARLEY – legendary roots reggae superstars
Truckee River Park Amphitheater, Truckee, CA
7:00 pm (Doors Open at 6:00 pm)
$20.00 advance/$25 day of show