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The Cubby Bear will be pleased to welcome back five-time Grammy winnerand reggae icon ZIGGY MARLEY to their legendary stage onMonday, July 2, 2012. Ziggy Marley is still on his “Forward to Love” tour, and is returning fora second stop at The Cubby Bear in Chicago, after having a successful sold out show in Octoberof 2011.Always giving back to his community, $1 of all Ziggy Marley tickets sold will go towards theU.R.G.E. charity [http://www.ziggymarley.com/urge-bulletins.php].Tickets for Ziggy Marley go on sale at The Cubby Bear box office and www.ticketweb.comon Friday, March 30, 2012, at 10:00am. Tickets are $26 in advance and $31 the day of theshow, if available.Doors will open at 8:00pm, and there will be an opening act, to be announced, at 9:00pm. ZiggyMarley will perform at 10:30pm on Monday, July 2, 2012. Attendees must be 21 and over.Press info on Ziggy Marley:http://www.ziggymarley.com/press_page.phphttp://www.wma.com/ziggy_marley/summary/About Ziggy Marley:A five-time Grammy winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter, producer and Reggae icon, ZiggyMarley has had a fruitful career, in which he has released twelve albums to much criticalacclaim. His early immersion in music came at age ten when he sat in on recording sessionswith his father, Bob Marley. As front man to Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers, thegroup released eight best-selling albums that garnered three Grammys, with such chart-toppinghits as "Look Who’s Dancing", "Tomorrow People" and "Tumbling Down." Ziggy's first soloalbum, Dragonfly (RCA Records), was released in 2003. His second solo release, Love is MyReligion (Tuff Gong Worldwide), won a Grammy in 2006 for Best Reggae Album. His thirdsolo album, Family Time (Tuff Gong Worldwide), scored him a 5th Grammy award for BestChildrens Album. Ziggy continues his creative path this year with his new album as well as hisfirst every comic book entitled MARIJUANAMAN, which will be released Spring 2011. For moreinformation, visit www.ziggymarley.com and www.marjuanamancomic.com.
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