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May 17, 2011 (Girdwood, Alaska) – The natural amphitheater created by the mountains around Alyeska Resort makes for the perfect outdoor music venue. Alyeska Resort is excited to announce the Alyeska Summer Concerts Series which includes three signature concerts in this beautiful setting. The evening concerts are designed to be family-friendly and casual featuring beer garden and food vendors.
About Pato Banton
With a beat to keep your feet dancing, Pato Banton delivers a message that is food for the mind and soul. He's been known to dialogue with the crowd on a range of topics including current day events and spiritual freedom while keeping the vibes upbeat and fun. The direction of the concert is totally based on the feedback received from the audience as there is no fixed set list. Pato and his band, The Now Generation, are making their way across the country spreading the warm message of love and positivity that Pato has been known for bringing to his audiences around the world.
About The Wailers
Together with Bob Marley, the Wailers have sold in excess of 250 million albums worldwide. Outside of their groundbreaking work with Marley, the Wailers have also played or performed with international acts like Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, and Alpha Blondy, as well as reggae legends such as Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and Burning Spear. Reggae music has never stopped evolving and for millions of people from around the world it is still defined by the songs of Bob Marley and the Wailers. Local reggae band, Iyah Ites will open the show.
There was a time when Memphis-based Lucero played warehouses with a fresh style - smashing punk zeal into country-rock tradition. In 2009, with the release of 1372 Overton Park, the band shed it's unknown facade for mainstream recognition although far from abandoning their country/rock/punk influences that they’ve become known for over their previous five records and countless tour dates in front of rabid fans.
The concerts are open to all ages and doors will be open at 6:00 P.M Tickets can be purchased at www.alyeskresort.com, by calling 907-754-2275 or visiting the Alyeska Resort Tram Ticket Office. Children age 12 and under are free. Please, outside alcohol, pets and firearms are not permitted at the concerts. The Hotel Alyeska is offering Summer Concert room packages featuring one-night stay plus tickets to the concert of choice starting from $219 to 269+t&f per night based on double occupancy. For more information or to make a reservation, visit the Alyeska Resort website at AlyeskaResort.com or call resort reservations at 907-754-2111 or 800-880-3880.
About Alyeska Resort (www.alyeskaresort.com)
Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination featuring The Hotel Alyeska, an awardwinning 304 room full-service property. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. Alyeska Resort stands out during ski season with 650” of average snowfall annually and the longest-continuous double black diamond ski run in North America. Learn more about the resort at www.alyeskaresort.com or 800.880.3880.