Tosh meets Marley in Truckee |

Tosh meets Marley in Truckee

The backing band for two reggae legends merges into one love Saturday, Aug. 1, for Truckee Reggae in the Park.

Tosh Meets Marley melds members of Peter Tosh’s band and Bob Marley’s original Wailers. Truckee Tribe opens.

Gates open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7.

The festival boasts excellent food, a dance floor and a beer garden. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at Joby1s, New Moon, Mad About Music, Tahoe Hemp and Recyled Records or online at, and

Bandleader Fully Fullwood was a member of Tosh’s band Word Sound and Power, and a leader of the Soul Syndicate Band.

Fullwood joins rhythm guitarist Tony Chin, keyboard player Jawge Hughes, lead guitarist Vince Black (of Black Uhuru, not the country musician), drummer Karl Wright and singer Junior Marvin in the band. All the members of Tosh Meets Marley have played with other reggae legends, and many are successful solo performers.

Truckee Tribe is a family act that reveals its hometown in its name, with frontman Stan Charles, his sister Jenni on fiddle and their father, Pete, on bass.

and#8220;It’s really a lot of fun to play,and#8221; Stan Charles told Action earlier this year.

and#8220;No two shows are the same with us. We do a lot of live jamming with our effects, and whatever happens on stage happens.and#8221;

For more information, call Renegade Productions at (530) 583-2801 or visit

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