Celebrate Rita Marley’s birthday with Easy Sailing ’77 live concert special on Tuff Gong Radio
Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio (Ch. 19) is honouring Dr. Rita Marley’s birthday with a live broadcast of Easy Sailing ’77, the annual earth strong celebration for the Tuff Gong International co-founder and acclaimed First Lady of Reggae. The event will air live on July 14 at 5pm ET. See the full broadcast schedule below.
Once again, the title event is being produced by Tuff Gong and captured live at its legendary studio in Kingston, Jamaica, where a host of talented artists are set to honour Rita Marley’s life and work. The lineup of performers represents every aspect of Jamaican music, from dancehall to roots reggae and lovers’ rock: Elephant Man, Jah 9, Duane Stephenson, Ken Boothe, George Nooks and Mystic Marley, and French-born reggae and blues artist Delphine.
Easy Sailing ’77 Broadcast Schedule (all times ET):
July 14 at 5 pm LIVE and 8 pm
July 25 (Rita’s birthday)
The special will be available on the SXM App on July 25.