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Marty Dread is known as “Hawaii’s Reggae Ambassador”. Constantly on the cutting edge, whether live on stage, or in the studio. Marty Dread draws inspiration from his tropical home of Maui, in Hawaii. He rules as Maui’s hottest performer/ recording artist with over two decades of constant live performances and four Hoku award nominations (Hawaii’s version of the Grammy’s) under his belt, all while maintaining a constant international touring schedule. Dread’s energetic, crowd pleasing live show has opened for and toured with Ziggy Marley, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy, Jack Johnson, The Wailers, Damian Marley, Yellowman, Doobie Brothers, Inner Circle, Steel Pulse, Eek-a-mouse, Don Carlos, Los Lonely Boys, Midnite, Steel Pulse, Aswad, Pato Banton, Lucky Dube, The Itals, The Congos, Pablo Moses, Maxi Preist, Black Uhuru Mad Professor, Tippa Irie, Bambu Station, Dezarie, and more…

Discography,
1994 – Versatile Roots
1996 – Reggae for Love
1997 – Live
1999 – Reggae Suite
2000 – Keiki Reggae (Positive sounds for the youth)
2001 – On the Beach
2003 – The Hits 1993-2003
2004 – Marty Dread meets Alika at Koloa Dub Land
2005 – Live 2
2006 – Next Level
2007 – In Good Company
2008 – Still Playing Reggae
2010 _The Hits 2003-2010
2011 – It sometimes rains in paradise
Venues
The White House, Washington D.C.
House of Blues, Hollywood, CA
Cotton Club, Harlem, NY
Coach House, CA
Belly Up Tavern, CA
The Wild Hare, Chicago, Il
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, Booneville, CA
Farm aid, Miller Park, Milwauke, WI
SMARTFEST, Sandwich, NH
First TAP, Anchorage, AK
Reggae on the River, Humbolt County, CA
Azalia Festival, Wilmington, NC
Pure Aloha Festival, Las Vegas, NV
Midwest Reggae Fest Cleaveland, OH
Northwest Reggae Festival, Seattle, WA
Dreadstock, Valejo. CA
420 Festival, Palmer, AK
Reggae by the Peir, San Francisco, CA
Willie’s Nelson’s 4th of July picnic, Fort Worth, Tx

International shows in:
Bangkok, Thailand, Moscow, USSR , Rio De Jeneiro, Brazil , Dededo, Guam , Papeete, Tahiti , Shanghai, China, Montego Bay, Jamaica