Ziggy Marley‘s fifth studio album, FLY RASTA, is available today for fans across all major and indie retailers!
The album was produced by Marley — with additional production by Dave Cooley (J Dilla, Silversun Pickups) — and features The Melody Makers including Cedella Marley, Sharon Marley and Rica Newell. Below is a video Tuff Gong Worldwide put together with some behind-the-scenes looks at the making of the album, and people who were involved in the process.
In celebration of the release, Ziggy is currently in Europe performing new songs off of Fly Rasta
for the first time in front of a live audience. A number of national television appearances are also scheduled for April and May, including “The Late Show with David Letterman” on April 29th, “The Queen Latifah Show” on May 1st, “Real Time with Bill Maher” on May 2nd and “Conan” on May 5th.
Ziggy will also embark on a summer North American tour with his band that will include a slew of music festival dates — including the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE on June 22nd, Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI on July 3rd, Floydfest in Floyd, VA on July 25th and Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, CT on July August 3rd, amongst others (full tour routing below). For full ticket purchase information, please visit ZiggyMarley.com.