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New York: Celebrating over 45 years, the ‘Reggae Ambassadors’, Third World is one of the longest-lived Reggae bands of all time, and one of Jamaica’s most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. Mixing in elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock and, later on, dancehall and rap, Third World’s style has been described as “reggae-fusion”. Singer Bunny Rugs described the band’s sound: “Strictly a reggae band, no. Definitely a reggae band, yes.” Guitarist Cat Coore said of their music: “The hybrid of various types of music is a natural thing because, by growing up in Jamaica, we know the direct roots of reggae and ska. At the same time, we live in a country where you get to hear Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, and all the R & B artists.” Bassist Richard Daley said, “We took roots reggae music and put branches on top of it”.
Most recently, Third World released their highly anticipated 22nd studio album titled More Work to Be Done. The album is produced by multi-Grammy-award winning artist/producer Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and features an incredible array of artists: Chronixx, Tarrus Riley, Busy Signal, Pressure Busspipe, Tessanne Chin and Damian“Jr Gong” Marley, courtesy of Ghetto Youths International. More Work to Be Done has been nominated for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in the category Best Reggae Album.
Please Note: Third World will not be performing.
“There are few bands that have been able to consistently push musical boundaries while holding firmly to their roots as Third World has done for over 45 years,” said Mark Conklin, Director of Artist Relations & Programming, GRAMMY™ Museum Experience Prudential Center. “We’re thrilled to welcome them and celebrate their newest release at GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center. ”
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About the GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center
Built and operated by Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, the 8,000-square-foot GRAMMY Museum ExperienceTM is housed within Prudential Center. The Experience marks the first GRAMMY Museum outpost to be built on the East Coast and, similar to the original GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, the Experience will be dedicated to exploring the past, present and future of music, and the cultural context from which it emerges, while casting a focused spotlight on the deep musical roots of New Jersey. The Experience features a dynamic combination of educational programming including Summer Session, “Spotlight Series” and “An Evening With Series” and interactive permanent and traveling exhibits, including a spotlight on legendary GRAMMY winners from New Jersey. GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center’s current travelling exhibit is Legends Of Motown: Celebrating The Supremes on display through April 26, 2020. For more information about GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center, visit GRAMMYMuseumExp.org.
About Prudential Center
Prudential Center is the world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007, the state-of-the-art arena is the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program, and more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events each year. The arena is also home to the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center, which opened its doors to the public in October 2017. The 8,200-square-foot experience marks the first GRAMMY Museum outpost on the East Coast and features a dynamic combination of educational programming and interactive permanent and traveling exhibits, including a spotlight on legendary GRAMMY winners from New Jersey. Ranked in the Top 8 nationally by Pollstar, Billboard, and Venues Today, Prudential Center is recognized as one of the premier venues in the United States, and over 2 million guests annually. Upcoming shows at Prudential Center include Jonas Brothers (11/22) Mega Bash (11/29), Trans-Siberian Orchestra (12/21) and many more. For more information about Prudential Center, visit PruCenter.com and follow the arena on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @PruCenter. Prudential Center is a Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment property.