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6 am Marleython:
WPKN’s Annual Bob Marley Reggae Marathon – The Marleython – will commence at 6am Saturday the 5th through Sunday the 6th at 6pm (with a break for Songtrails – roots based music with Caroline Doctorow from 7pm to 8pm Saturday evening).
Saturday evening at about 10 pm we feature a live Broadcast from Stella Blues Cafe 204 Crown Street in New Haven with two Reggae Bands – Gnaustic Roots and Inity Band.
Join in the celebration!
We will be offering the following premiums as thankyou gifts when you call us at 203 – 384 – 9756 and pledge to contribute to WPKN:
* Bob Marley-Live Forever: The Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh PA Sept – $75.00 Pledge -at WPKN Store
* The A twist of Marley is a 13 track star studded assemblage of talent in the contemporary jazz world with artists such as Lee Ritenour, Lisa Fischer, Dave Grusin, Maxi Priest, Will Downing, Rick Braun, Marc Antoine, Phil Perry, Jochem Saag, Richard Bona, Michael Breckner – $70.00 Pledge
* King Of Kings by Author Claudette Johnson- A look in the life Emperor Selassie and The Rastafarian Movement (Bob Marley was a devoted Rastafarian) Published in August 2010 – $60.00 Pledge
* More premiums will be announced
7 PM SongTrails Radio Hour: Caroline Doctorow presents folk and roots-based music and turns the spotlight on some Long Island musicians. Tonight duets are featured including the Louvin Brothers and Joan Baez and sister Mimi Fariña.
8 PM Marleython resumes
10 PM Live from Stella Blues Cafe – two Reggae Bands – Gnaustic Roots and Inity Band.
Overnight: the Marleython continues until 6pm Sunday February 6.