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Cannabis Cup Band Honors Bob Marley • Boomshots
NYC Remembers The Tuff Gong with Annual Tribute Concert by Cannabis Cup Band On Saturday, February 4, 2017, at B.B. Kings’ Blues Club & Girll, the Cannabis Cup All-Stars Band (CCB) of all-stars, paid tribute to Bob Marley, one of music’s greatest legends. The concert, in its 21st year, exceeded expectations in terms of live performances and high quality instrumentation. Photos & Video After The Jump… ” We have been doing this every year since 1996 and it is a humbling learning experience each time. We started out as infants and then evolved year by year to teenagers now adults, studying Bob’s music like students. This year we had a curfew, and the show went from being a four to a two hour show. We took out massly popular tunes in favor of tunes with strong political messages relevant to this time, like Carla Kelly singing lead on “Babylon System” and tunes like “Dem Belly Full” and “So Jah Say. ” We really care about the integrity of the show.” -Ricky Tepperberg, bandleader and keyboardist Show highlights included lead vocalist Ras Droppa inviting Gary Nesta Pine, lead vocalist of The Wailers on stage for a vivid rendition of “Lively Up …