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NYC: Ziggy Marley w/ Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew @ Irving Plaza

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New York! Ziggy Marley, the eldest son of the immortal reggae family, will be bringing his Wild and Free Tour to the city this coming Sunday, June 17th. Join us at Irving Plaza (17 Irving Place) for an intimate concert from Marley opened by Sierra Leone's gem Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew. Watch the clip for "Personal Revolution" above. Grab your tickets now!

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