When did Bob Marley play at Western Springs?

When did Bob Marley play at Western Springs?

16 April 1979
Bob Marley played his first and only New Zealand concert on Monday, 16 April 1979, at Auckland’s Western Springs. Gareth Shute looks back on that visit and the seismic effect it had on this country’s relationship with reggae music, which continues to resonate forty years later.

When did Bob Marley play his last concert?

23 September 1980
On 23 September 1980, legendary reggae singer Bob Marley played his final show – despite having cancer which had spread to his brain. The Jamaican star received a tremendous reception at the Stanley Theatre, in Pittsburgh, after putting on a memorable concert with his band the Wailers.

When and where was Bob Marley’s last concert?

It was Marley’s last tour and the biggest music tour of Europe in that year. The tour started at the Hallenstadion in Zürich, Switzerland, where Marley performed for the first time, on 30 May 1980, and ended at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, on 23 September 1980, which was Marley’s last concert.

Was Bob Marley shot at concerts?

Bob Marley dancing on stage at the “Smile Jamaica” concert at National Heroes Park on December 5, 1976. The crowd at the National Heroes Park exercised a lot of patience waiting for the superstar.

Who opened for Bob Marley in New Zealand?

In February, reggae turned pop act, SIX60 played to a sold-out crowd of more than 50,000 people 40 years after Marley took the same stage. Reggae band, Sons of Zion were also among the acts that opened the show.

Who opened for Bob Marley?

Kurtis Blow openin’. Then Bob Marley, then the Commodores.” According to Bob Marley’s official archives, there were only two shows. However, during this tour, the “I Shot The Sheriff” star collapsed in Central Park, nearly ending his performances then.

Where was Bob Marley’s last outdoor concert?

Dalymount Park
In the latest progressive scheme from Irish club Bohemians, a member-owned and not-for-profit team, the club have released a special away jersey to commemorate the Rastafarian icon’s last ever outdoor concert, which took place in the club’s stadium, Dalymount Park, on July 6, 1980.

Where did Bob Marley tour?

Bob Marley Tours & Concerts

Date Concert Venue
Sep 16, 1980 Bob Marley / Bob Marley and The Wailers Hynes Auditorium
Jul 13, 1980 Bob Marley New Bingley Hall, Staffordshire County Showground
Jul 11, 1980 Bob Marley / Bob Marley and The Wailers The Glasgow Apollo
Jul 10, 1980 Bob Marley / Bob Marley and The Wailers The Glasgow Apollo

Did Rita Marley take a bullet for Bob Marley?

The gunmen shot Marley and his wife, Rita, in what many suggest was a politically motivated assassination attempt. “She got shot in her head,” Ziggy Marley said of his mother. “She got a bullet in her head, one inch from the brain, during the time of the assassination attempt. My father got shot in the hand.”

When did Bob Marley perform in NZ?

16th April 1979
His first and only NZ concert in 1979 was life changing Bob Marley played his first and only New Zealand concert 40 years ago on 16th April 1979, at Auckland’s Western Springs to a roaring crowd of twenty-two thousand people. This concert and his visit changed our entire country’s relationship with reggae music.