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Ziggy Marley plays his music - and his dad's - at Summerfest show

Published July 3, 2017

The most notable performance by a Jamaican musician at the Big Gig took place Sunday night, as Ziggy Marley headlined the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, playing a mix of solo material and songs by his former group the Melody Makers and his dad Bob.


Knees to the Grounded: Casual, hardcore fans both part of MMA's mainstream move

Published April 7, 2017

Most real reggae fans wouldn't say "Legend" was Bob Marley's greatest work, though it was his best-selling album and appealed to the masses. Similarly, as MMA continues to infiltrate the mainstream, there's lots of push-back against casual or new fans. But they should be embraced as the sport grows.


Blowtorch's collaboration with reggae greats takes on plight of immigrants

Published Jan. 30, 2017

Milwaukee's Eric Blowtorch has collaborated with numerous musicians over the years, but his latest, a cover of The Clash's "Straight to Hell" recorded with living legends of Jamaican music Horace Andy and Big Youth, is barely short of astonishing, if short of it at all.


Marley scion stirs up dad's hits with his own at Summerfest

Published July 5, 2016

When Bob Marley's second-oldest son, Stephen Marley, took the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard stage at Summerfest on Tuesday night, he played tunes from his own solo records, of course, but he also saluted his father's monolithic contribution to music.


Living Dub brings special pulse to Milwaukee music scene

Published May 28, 2016

Thanks to a duo of Milwaukee dub reggae enthusiasts, dub music has found a very comfortable spot in the local music scene - in particular at the Nomad World Pub, where, in less than a year's time, the two have helped turn Living Dub into a sensation.

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