The Miners Foundry is pleased to present The Wailers with special guest Joseph Israel on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Together with Bob Marley, the Wailers have sold in excess of 250 million albums worldwide. The Wailers’ sound is indisputable and yet today’s line-up combines old school know-how with lead vocals from one of Jamaica’s most exciting new singers. All ages welcome. Dancing / standing show with limited seating. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the music starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in Advance and $30 at the Door. Ticketing fees may apply. Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Miners Foundry or at Briar Patch Co-Op.
In England alone, The Wailers have notched up over twenty chart hits, including seven Top 10 entries.
Outside of their groundbreaking work with Marley, the Wailers have also played or performed with international acts like Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, and Alpha Blondy, as well as reggae legends such as Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and Burning Spear.
As the greatest living exponents of Jamaica’s reggae tradition, the Wailers have completed innumerable other tours, playing to an estimated 24 million people across the globe.
They have also been the first reggae band to tour new territories on many occasions, including Africa and the Far East.
Joseph Israel is one of those unique individuals whose natural talents and spiritual calling have merged into a music that is as thought provoking as it is inspiring.
A prolific songwriter, Joseph makes music that reflects his own life experience and inspiration from his environment.