Bob Marley’s band for LA New Year’s Eve gig

The Wailers will hit the road in 2009

Bob Marley‘s band The Wailers will headline a New Year’s Eve gig at the Roxy in Los Angeles on December 31.

The legendary reggae band will be joined by several “surprise guests” and will perform hits including ‘Jammin’, ‘Waiting In Vain’ and ‘One Love – People Get Ready’.

The group is now led by bassist and musical director Aston “Family Man” Barrett, a founding member who was known as Marley‘s right hand man.

The band will also play several dates throughout the US in January.

The tour dates are:

Los Angeles, CA Roxy Theatre (December 31)

San Francisco, CA Independent (2, 3)

Las Vegas, NV House of Blues (4)

Boise, ID The Knitting Factory (6)

Park City, UT Harry O’s (7)

Denver, CO Ogden Theater (9)

Boulder, CO The Fox Theatre (10)

Beaver Creek, CO Vilar Center For The Arts (11)

Aspen, CO Belly Up (12, 13)

Steamboat Springs, CO Ski Jam (14)

Minneapolis, MN First Avenue (16)

Milwaukee, WI The Eagles Club (17)

Fargo, ND Old Man Winter Festival (18)

Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection (21)

Bloomington, IL Center for the Performing Arts (22)

Chicago, IL House of Blues (23)

Columbus, OH Lifestyles Comm. Pavilion (24)

Morgantown, WV Mountainair Ballroom (25)

Athens, GA Georgia Theatre (27)

Boone, NC Appalachian State University (28)

Atlanta, GA The Masquerade (29)

Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues (30)

Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues (31)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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