The best concerts have lots of pyrotechnics, which is why classical pianists always wear asbestos pants. Insulate yourself from boredom with today’s GrouponLive deal: for $18, you get one general-admission ticket to see The Wailers with Divine Brown and Duane Stephenson at Sound Academy on Saturday, November 19, at 9 p.m. (a $31 value, or a $36.25 value online including fees). Doors open at 8 p.m.
In 1969, The Wailers joined Bob Marley to scribe, drum, and sing mellow, one-touch reggae songs that brought the genre international acclaim and sold more than 250 million records. Since the death of Bob Marley, The Wailers jam on, touring internationally with the original bassist Aston “Family Man” Barrett still serving chill beats to hungry audiences just like campers serve the contents of their RVs to hungry bears. The band’s latest addition, Jamaican vocalist Koolant, brings young energy and fresh perspective to the band’s latest singles “A Step for Mankind” and ”Shining Star.” The community-minded troop treats audiences to uplifting lyrics with beats that are so crowd-pleasing they could unite a used car salesman with his most recently swindled customer.
Lights stream down from all directions onto the stage at Sound Academy as audience members stand transfixed. Heightening the kaleidoscope, the crystal-clear sound system allows concertgoers to hear even the most subtle hiccups of the performers.
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Toronto, Ontario M5A 1A4