KINGSTON, Jamaica- If you are a fan of Bob Marley then you would already know all there is to know about the annual birthday celebrating his life on Feb. 6th. The birthday celebration is an annual tradition that became the way of Kingston life for decades. This year's celebrations were expected to surpass the festivities of years gone by. The musical event of Kingston, Jamaica was distinguished by all who strive to keep the spirit of Marley's music alive through his fans and followers. This year was expected to be no different except for the very large matter of the celebrations being called off for the first time in years. The news of the concert's cancellation appears to have been rather late in the day as those visiting Kingston annually had discovered at the very last minute.
Holiday makers who attempted to coordinate their vacation time with the Feb 6th Bob Marley Birthday Bash Celebration got the shock of their lives. The concert that drew in thousands from around the world failed to obtain permits from local authorities in time for the celebration to kickoff on the day. Kingston was definitely geared up to party to the beats of the legendary Bob Marley as part of his birthday celebrations bash event. Unfortunately, for thousands of Marley fans expected to attend the highly anticipated concert had been canceled. The annual birthday celebration concert is the pride and joy of Kingston. But, this year the lively city had to make do with celebrating the great late singer without the traditional Bob Marley concert extravaganza.