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Red Stripe on-board for Marley's 70th birthday celebrations

Published:Saturday | February 7, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Red Stripe Beer will pay homage to reggae legend Bob Marley during his 70th birthday celebrations.

Red Stripe will be celebrating the life and work of Marley through tributes on its social media pages and sponsorship of several of the Marley Week events, including the Bob Marley Tribute Concert set to take place tonight on the waterfront, downtown Kingston; Trench Town Rock, and the One Love Charity football match.

"Red Stripe is pleased to celebrate this significant occasion with the Marley family and fans the world over," said Red Stripe's brand manager, Racquel Nevins.

"Through our partnership with Digicel, we will deliver a birthday celebration that further immortalises Bob and honour his global influence on love and oneness."

Marley's 70th birthday celebrations will also be made into a feature documentary which will be aired on PBS in 225 U.S., locations.