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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

The Wailers complemented Bob Marley's reggae sound the same way that the J.B.s laid down the funk for James Brown, augmenting his voice with just the right groove and helping reggae's most famous singer sell more than 250 million albums...
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage & Pavilion, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Though The Wailers are basically a nostalgia act at this point, albeit one that inherited one of the most powerful monikers in reggae history, current frontman Elan Atias hits the same passionate notes as former leader Bob Marley did decades...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m.

The Wailers complemented Bob Marley’s reggae sound the same way that the J.B.s laid down the funk for James Brown, and helped reggae’s most famous singer sell over 250 million albums. Currently led by original bass player Aston "Family Man" Barrett, the latest version of The Wailers continues to carry on Marley's spirit by playing his music onstage every night with a few remaining original members—Marley passed on long ago, of course, as have several...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Having sold 250 million records worldwide with Bob Marley, The Wailers are the quintessential reggae band, complimenting Bob Marley and the reggae sound in the same way that the J.B.s laid down the funk for James Brown. Currently led by original bass player Aston "Family Man" Barrett, this version of The Wailers continues to carry on Marley's spirit by...
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009

Tonight @ the Rave - 8 p.m.

Time magazine declared Bob Marley & The Wailers’ 1977 album Exodus the greatest album of the 20th century. That opinion is shared by plenty of reggae fans, too, so it was perhaps only a matter of time until The Wailers—or what’s left of them, anyway, since Marley and three other original members have passed on—did a tour performing their best-loved album in its entirety. Though the band is basically a nostalgia act at this point, albeit one...
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Plain White T's, The Wailers

Through some accidental blip in the space-time continuum, Plain White T’s have been booked again at Summerfest again this year, well after radio stations all over the country finally killed their overplayed single “Hey There Delilah.” The Chicago group, which started as a pop-punk outfit but has since tried...

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