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The Center For The Arts Presents Ziggy Marley – Rebellion Rises 2018 Tour Sista Kat opening
Sunday, August 12th, 2018 8:00 PM Veterans Memorial Auditorium
- $48 – members
$58 – general public
- $1 goes to the Urge Foundation
- Please make note: California law prohibits consuming, smoking, eating, or vaping cannabis in public places.
- Open Dance Floor – Limited General Admission Bleacher Seating Available First Come First Served
(Ticket price includes $2 facility fee. Does not include applicable fee for online purchases.)
“… it’s hard to argue with the views expressed in Ziggy’s lyrics.” – The Guardian
Reggae icon Ziggy Marley released his seventh full-length solo studio album, “Rebellion Rises,” on May 18! Fully written, recorded and produced by Marley, this passionate and indelible new collection of music encourages people to stand together in activism and love.
Join us Sunday, August 12th at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley for the Rebellion Rises 2018 Tour!
An eight-time Grammy winner, Emmy Winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter and producer, Ziggy Marley has released his long anticipated 7th solo studio album to much critical acclaim.
His early immersion in music came at age ten when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley . As front man to Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers , the group released eight best-selling albums that garnered three Grammys, with such chart-topping hits as “Look Who’s Dancing,” “Tomorrow People” and “Tumbling Down.” Ziggy’s first solo album, Dragonfly (RCA Records), was released in 2003.
His second solo release, Love is My Religion (Tuff Gong Worldwide), won a Grammy in 2006 for “Best Reggae Album.” His third solo album, Family Time (Tuff Gong Worldwide), scored him a 5th Grammy award for “Best Children’s Album.” In 2011, Ziggy released his critically acclaimed 4th studio album Wild And Free, which earned him a Grammy nomination, as well as his first ever comic book entitled MARIJUANAMAN.
Ziggy Marley Organics, a GMO-free product line including flavored coconut oils and hemp seed snacks, was started in 2012. The products are distributed throughout the US and are available in over 1000 stores nationwide. His 2012 live album “Ziggy Marley In Concert,” recently earned him his 6th Grammy award for “Best Reggae Album.”
To coincide with the release of his album “Fly Rasta,” Ziggy put out his debut children’s book “I Love You Too,” a co-production of Akashic Books and Tuff Gong Worldwide in 2014. The multicultural picture book is based on one of Ziggy’s most beloved songs of the same title from his Grammy Award-winning album “Family Time,” which explores a child’s relationship with parents, nature and the unstoppable force of love.
Sista Kat was born in London, U.K. and raised in Philadelphia with strong family roots in Kerala, Southern India. She is a compelling reggae vocalist, a profound chanter, a dynamic hip-hop artist on a mission to spread love, consciousness and value of community to the four corners of the earth.
Kat has mastered a unique style, blending hip-hop, jazz, blues and reggae that comes easy to the listening ear. Songs Like ‘My sweet Mama’ and title track ‘Inner Strength’ sets the mood to a spiritually uplifting album for all ears to enjoy.
Sista Kat has gained respect in the reggae community and been asked to guest with a handful of known reggae artists from Capelton, Prezident Brown, Midnite, Sister Carol, Warrior King and more.
In January, she sat on the panel and performed at the ‘Passion into Action’ conference, hosted by KVMR and other radio stations in the Sacramento area. This was a women’s conference that featured progressive women speakers from positions of power.
Sista Kat also has been mentoring students for their 8th grade projects. Teaching these aspiring young artists, studio recording, writing song skills and live performances.