Community & Culture Miami Downtown

Marcus Garvey and Jamaica Independence Reggae Concert at The Underline

Marcus Garvey and Jamaica Independence Reggae Concert at The UnderlineWednesday, August 17, 4pm – Underline Brickell Backyard Sound Stage Plaza, SW 8th Street and SW 1st Avenue, Miami

The tree marker, which will be unveiled in a ceremony at The Underline Brickell Backyard Sound Stage Plaza sponsored by Florida Power & Light will bear the words: “Emancipate Yourself From Mental Slavery”, which were first spoken by Garvey and immortalized in Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song”.

The public ceremony will also include invitations to donate back-to-school supplies and materials to be delivered to underserved students to begin the Fall 2022 school year. The concert following the ceremony will be a free public event from 6:00PM-9:30PM including a quick introduction at 6:30 PM. Among the highlights are speakers, dancers, drummers, rap poets, and live performances.

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