On the 30th anniversary of its release in 1984, The Wailers will be touring the US in 2014, performing the iconic album Legend in its entirety. Named by Time Magazine as the Best Album of the 20th Century" and #46 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Legend is also the best-selling reggae album of all-time, with over 30 million copies sold worldwide.
Together with Bob Marley, The Wailers have sold over 250 million albums and have played to an estimated 24 million people across the globe. The anchor of the band is Aston “Family Man” Barrett, who was co-producer on many of Bob Marley's records and was responsible for almost all of the bass lines on Marley's hits.
On Sunday November 30th The Wailers perform at The Hamilton in Washington DC. Guitarist Sol Roots
opens the show. Sol is a fierce guitarist and singer that creates a blend of energetic rock, raw blues, reggae, and funk, all delivered with deep soul. Sol has toured with many roots, funk, and blues legends around the world as a part of Music Maker Revue.
Paying homage to the greats, and with a love of Universal Music as the guiding light, Sol steps out on a path with a powerful group unique and talented band of musicians. On Sunday Nov 30 Sol's band includes bassist Andreas Holmstrom, drummer Scott Rabino, guitarist and flautist Mateo Monk, drummer Paapa Nyarkoh (of The Original Wailers), and amazing vocalist Carly Harvey.
The Hamilton is Washington DC’s newest upscale music venue located at 600 14th St. NW. Designed to capture DC’s creative renaissance and a food-savvy audience that draws influence from every corner of the planet, the Hamilton delivers a contemporary dining experience that’s as eclectic as the talent in our music hall. Live music has a new home in the Nation’s Capital. This uniquely designed, state-of-the-art Hamilton is where the musician and audience come together for an all-hours experience of entertainment and dining.