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NYC: Win Tix Stephen Marley @ Irving Plaza [9/18]

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NYC enter to win 2 tickets to see Grammy award-winning singer/producer/musician Stephen Marley! On Tuesday September 18th, the second of the Marley sons will be live at Irving Plaza (17 Irving Place). Purchase tickets here, or follow @Okayafrica on Twitter and tweet at us #Marley @IrvingPlaza to win 2 tickets! We'll DM the winner on Tuesday morning.

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