The weather gods in Vancouver must have known that Ziggy Marley was in town, and provided some Jamaican heat to make him feel welcome. It was not only the weather gods that turned out on a Monday night to see the reggae superstar. The Vogue Theatre played host to an enthusiastic crowd that was ready to dance almost as soon as the band hit the stage, and didn’t stop until the lights came up.
Marley was in town courtesy of Coastal Jazz as one of the headline acts of this years TD International Jazz Festival. It might seem like an unusual choice for a jazz festival, but the Coastal Jazz team played to this seeming contradiction in the introductions, and I think the nature of jazz itself leads it to be different, and not always follow the norms.. Continue reading “Review: Ziggy Marley at the Vogue Theatre”