Ziggy Marley announces new self-titled album, out May 20!

Posted: February 22nd, 2016

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Ziggy Marley will release his sixth solo studio album, Ziggy Marley, on May 20th through Tuff Gong Worldwide. Recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Ziggy, the new self-titled album marks his first release in 2 years, following 2014’s critically acclaimed Fly Rasta, which took home the 2015 GRAMMY award for Best Reggae Album. A digital pre-order will be available beginning February 26th exclusively on iTunes that will include an instant gratis track of the album’s first single, “Weekend’s Long.” On the same date, a physical album pre-order will be available on Ziggy’s own web store.

Ziggy is set to guest star in the hit action television series Hawaii Five-0 which will air on Friday, February 26th on CBS. In the episode, Ziggy will star as Bones, friend of reoccurring character Odell Martin played by Michael Imperioli. Three Ziggy songs will run during the episode including two new album tracks “Weekend’s Long” and “Ceceil”. “Forward To Love,” from Ziggy’s fourth solo studio album, Wild and Free, will also be included in the episode.

This summer Ziggy will embark on a major North American tour (official dates TBA). Confirmed dates so far include:

  • May 27  —  Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella, CA (tickets)
  • May 28  —  BottleRock Music Festival in Napa, CA (tickets)
  • Aug 06  —  Magic City Blues Festival in Billings, MT (tickets)
  • Aug 13  —  OC Fair Summer Concert Series in Costa Mesa, CA (tickets)
  • Aug 14  —  OC Fair Summer Concert Series in Costa Mesa, CA (tickets)

For additional concert and ticket purchase information, please visit our tour page.