Damian Marley Joins "Reggae 4 Japan" Line-Up

Jr. Gong to help raise funds for victims of earthquake and tsunami.

Posted: 05/20/2011 04:48 PM EDT
Damian Marley

Grammy Award-winning reggae artists Damian Marley has signed on to participate in the “Reggae 4 Japan” benefit concert. 

 

The event, set to take place at York College Performing Arts Center in Queens, New York on June 5, will support the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Effort of the American Red Cross. 

 

"Japan has always had a great amount of fans support Reggae music and culture through out the years" says Marley, son of reggae icon Bob Marley. "It's only right that we give forward to lend some support to Japan in this much needed time." 

 

Popular reggae artist Mr. Vegas will also perform at the show. 

 

Tickets for the concert are on sale at www.irishandchin.com

(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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