Some of New Zealand’s biggest musical stars will come together in the city of Tauranga — one of the country’s main centres for business, international trade, culture and fashion — to pay their respects to Marley with an outdoor concert in December.
According to the organisers, the Marley — NZ All-Stars Celebrate the Legend concert will be held at Wharepai Domain to recognise and celebrate the late singer’s legacy. Boh Runga and Tiki Taane will join musicians such as Ria Hall, Logan Bell (Katchafire), Laughton Kora (Kinetic, Kora), Jason Kerrison (OpShop, Babysitters Circus and Fungi), Anna Coddington, Fran Kora (Kora) and P Diggs (Shapeshifter) to perform Marley’s biggest hits. The Modern Maori Quartet are expected to open the concert.
Internet reports quote concert promoter Jackie Sanders saying the concert would be “unique and special”.