Rebelution with Stephen Marley, Common Kings, Zion I and DJ Mackle
DateJune 30, 2018
VenueUnion Bank & Trust Pavilion Events
Location16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Rebelution will headline at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion on Saturday, June 30. Stephen Marley, Common Kings, Zion I and DJ Mackle open the concert. The show starts at 6:30 p.m., and doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Rebelution is making its third appearance in Portsmouth, having earned a loyal and substantial local following for the dynamic live performances as one of the world’s top reggae bands. The band’s 2012 album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Reggae and Independent charts, and at #13 on the Top 200 Albums chart. Originally formed in Santa Barbara, CA in 2004, Rebelution’s strong DIY mentality, relentless touring and deep connection to their fan base via social media, has led them to being one of the best-selling reggae artists on the planet.
Stephen Robert Nesta “Raggamuffin” Marley is the son of Bob Marley and his wife Rita Marley . Stephen is an eight-time Grammy Award winner. His first three solo albums won Grammy awards for Best Reggae Album, adding to the three Grammy awards he had already won as a member of Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers and the two other Grammy awards he earned for producing younger brother Damian’s albums “Halfway Tree” and “Welcome to Jamrock.”
All Stephen’s albums reached the No. 1 position on the Billboard reggae charts.
Common Kings’ style and music is a collection of inspirations orchestrated into an array of head-rocking beats, feel-good vibes, and emotional fever. Their crazy, fun-loving attitude compliments Common Kings’ live sound, producing phenomenal hits with rock, reggae, and island influences. These influences originate from each band member’s love for various genres, and widespread knowledge of music.
Zion I is a most energetic and engaging live act at festivals across the U.S. With a sound and style that bends musical genres, Zion I is able to perform alongside a diverse range of artists ranging from rap, rock and reggae to jam band and EDM. Zion I has risen up the ranks of independent hip-hop to solidify their standing as one of the most prolific conscious rap groups of the past 20 years. Zion I currently consists solely of MC/producer Zumbi continues to create inspired music influenced by social and political woes, personal challenges and triumphs as well as family, spirituality and a raw perspective on the world at large.
DJ Mackle is a versatile disc jockey and music producer with a passion for delivering music and energy to the people. He performs with two turntables and a microphone, as well as CD players and midi controllers. His educational experience includes a Business Economics degree from UCSB, computer repair expertise, and various studies at the Berklee College of MusicHe holds a Business Economics Degree from UCSB and has completed various courses at Berklee College of Music.
Mackle enjoys performing with 2 turntables and a microphone, as well as CD players and midi controllers.
His educational experience includes a Business Economics degree from UCSB, computer repair expertise, and various studies at the Berklee College of Music
Tickets go on sale at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 2 at the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, charge by phone at 800.745.3000 or purchase online at ticketmaster.com.