Today, Stephen Marley announced his 2022 Babylon By Bus Summer Tour. The tour will se the eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and guitarist perform with a full band over 20-dates.
The acclaimed reggae progeny’s bi-coastal tour will kick off in Monterey, Calif. on May 26 for the Cali Roots Festival and will continue to make seven stops throughout the Golden State. The Babylon By Bus Tour will also make stops in Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts and New York.
The tour will showcase a mixture of original songs over Marley’s 40-year career and revamped classics from his late father Bob Marley’s iconic discography.
Highlights include a sold-out Red Rocks performance with Ben Harper and Ziggy Marley along with seven dates with Skip Marley and support from artists including Kabaka Pyramid, Hirie and Mike Love on select dates.
A dollar from each ticket sold on the 2022 Babylon By Bus Tour will benefit the Ghetto Youths Foundation, a nonprofit Marley founded with his brothers Damian and Julian to provide support, resources and opportunities to communities in need, including his father’s birthplace of Trenchtown, Jamaica, where nearly 100% of the population lives below the poverty line.
Marley is currently putting the finishing touches on his forthcoming full-length album, slated to release later this year.
Find tickets here.
2022 Babylon By Bus Summer Tour Dates:
May 26 – Monterey, CA – Cali Roots Festival
May 29 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre + (SOLD OUT)
June 2 – Redway, CA – Mateel Center
June 3 – Rohnert Park, CA – Somo *
June 4 – Paso Robles, CA – Vina Robles Amphitheatre *
June 7 – Reno, NV – Robert Z Hawkins Amphitheatre *
June 9 – Saratoga, CA – Mountain Winery ^
June 10 – Anaheim, CA – The Grove ^
June 11 – San Diego, CA – Humphreys ^
June 30 – Wilmington, NC – Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre ~
July 1 – Charleston, SC – Firefly Distillery ~
July 2 – Asheville, NC – Salvage Station ~
July 3 – High Point, NC – Ziggy’s Outdoor ~
July 8 – Marshfield, MA – Levitate Festival
July 10 – West Hampton Beach, NY – West Hampton Beach PAC
July 13 – Dallas, TX – Amplified Live @
July 15 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre @
July 16 – Las Vegas, NV – Vegas Latin Summer Fest
July 27 – Vienna, VA – Wolf Trap #
+ w/ Ziggy Marley & Ben Harper
* w/Skip Marley
^ w/ HIRIE
# w/ Ziggy Marley
~ w/ Kabaka Pyramid
@ w/ Mike Love