DIGICEL TO STREAM BOB MARLEY TRIBUTE CONCERT LIVE ON PLAY GO
Fans across the world can also watch via live stream on Digicel’s Facebook page
Castries, St. Lucia – Tuesday 31st January, 2017: Among the slate of events to celebrate the 72nd birthday of world reggae icon, Bob Marley, is this year’s Redemption Live concert to be hosted by regional sponsor, Digicel, in partnership with Red Stripe on Sunday 5th February in Kingston Jamaica.
And while thousands are expected to turn out, fans across the world will have several ways to also watch the concert live – including via Digicel Jamaica’s Facebook page, CEEN TV which covers the Caribbean, Canada and the USA, as well as via the Catch 2 channel in Digicel Play markets and on the Play Go streaming app*.
Home of amazing and exclusive content such as the recently released I AM BOLT film – and the latest in a line of innovations from Digicel - Play Go offers a 30 day free trial for new users. It can be downloaded free at the Google Play Store and iTunes Store for Android and iOS respectively, or at www.digicelplaygo.com for laptops.
In addition, media sponsor REVOLT TV will bring post-event highlights, interviews and behind the scenes content from the concert whose performance line-up includes Ky-Mani Marley, Beenie Man, Richie Spice, Capleton, Ikaya, Kabaka Pyramid, Garnet Silk Jr., Jah9 and Grammy-nominated Devin di Dakta.
“Bob Marley is a timeless legend who continues to be revered by millions of people around the world and we are committed to combining all our mobile, entertainment and online platforms to ensure that his music continues to inspire his fans,” said Peter Lloyd, Group Director of Marketing for Digicel.
Meanwhile Nasha Douglas, Senior Brand Manager at Red Stripe added, “This celebration of Bob Marley serves as an important reminder of the reggae king’s amazing legacy and the relevance of his music today, and as a firm supporter of Jamaican music, we are proud to be a part of this.”
Other sponsors of the concert include Pepsi, Rainforest Seafoods, Main Event and the Bob Marley Group of Companies.
*The Play Go streaming app is available in Anguilla, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts, St. Vincent, Turks and Caicos Islands and in Trinidad and Tobago.
About Digicel Group
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 15 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League.
In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of grassroots NRL programs, women’s business initiatives and the Amicale soccer team in Vanuatu. Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.
Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.