Our fathers music inspires people around the world, said Stephen Marley, Bob Marleys son and a 10-time Grammy Award winning artist and producer. With Uprising, we carry on his spirit to support creativity and give voice to a new generation of artists that are following in his footsteps.
From , artists will submit original music via marley.sonichub.com to win a series of prizes including digital downloads, live performances at major summer festivals and the ultimate prize, a recording session at the legendary Tuff Gong Studio (tuffgong.com) in Kingston, Jamaica and a track produced by Stephen Marley.
Members of the Marley family, including Cedella Marley and Ky-Mani Marley, will select 25 artists or bands from all submissions to be featured on marley.sonichub.com. Fans across the country will vote throughout the summer to select the top three bands to advance to the final round and perform live at one of three major music festivals Sierra Nevada (Mendocino, CA), Electric Forest (Rothbury, MI), and Gathering of the Vibes (Bridgeport, CT). The live performances will be captured on video and featured on the website where fans will elect a winning act for the grand prize Tuff Gong recording session.
See the sizzle reel for Marleys Music Uprising here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
In addition to the band competition, Marley Beverage Company is running a consumer promotion to send lucky fans for a Marley Uprising Getaway in Jamaica.
About Marleys Music UprisingMarleys Music Uprising is a national search for the next great musical artist or band in the tradition of Bob Marley. Built out of the Marley family heritage, the competition honors Bob Marleys authenticity, Jamaican roots and passionate commitment to the world.
About Marleys Mellow MoodMarleys Mellow Mood is a line of natural relaxation beverages created in partnership with the family of legendary musical prophet, Bob Marley. With it soothing ingredients and great taste, Marleys Mellow Mood is designed to reduce stress and soothe the mind. Marleys Mellow Mood is a proud supporter of 1Love, a public charity created by the Marley family to further Bob Marleys commitment to youth, planet and peace. Find Marleys Mellow Mood at convenience, grocery and mass merchant stores nationwide and visit the official website atwww.drinkmarley.com.