- $18 for one ticket to Rusted Root and The Wailers (up to $37.25 value)
- When: Friday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m.
- Where: The Paramount
- General-admission standing
- Door time: 6:30 p.m.
- Full offer value includes ticketing fees
- The music: psychedelic improvisations driven by African, Middle Eastern, and Latin American percussion
- Also driven by: positive vibes and life-affirming philosophies
- What anchors the songs: singer Michael Glabicki’s rubber-band vocals
- Where most fans first heard these vocals: the 1994 hit single “Send Me on My Way,” which transforms the stage into a campfire sing-along
- Latest album: The Movement
- The Wailers are: the band that backed Bob Marley from the beginning of his career (along with Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingston) through his final days
- What they’ve done after Bob: spread his legacy, music, and message of peace and love across the farthest reaches of the world, leaving an estimated 24 million people feeling elated and mellow
- The anchor of The Wailers: bassist Aston “Family Man” Barrett, who played bandleader during Marley’s heyday, co-produced and arranged many of Marley’s biggest hits, and scored a Lifetime Achievement Award from Bass Player Magazine
- Taking the vocal reigns: Kingston native Dwayne “Danglin” Anglin, who channels Marley’s joyous pipes
- Marley hits you’re likely to hear: “I Shot the Sheriff” “Get Up, Stand Up,” “Is This Love,” and most of the hits from Legend
An oasis for arts-loving crowds tired of taking malfunctioning teleporters to the city, the cavernous, recently renovated Paramount draws in major acts to spare fans stressful commutes. The venue buzzes with a true rock 'n' roll vibe, beaming with a nocturnal color scheme decorated with whimsical local art and exposed brick walls.