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For Immediate Release, Updated July 23, 1999

Contact: Danny Scher

(510) 559-2111; FAX (510) 526-6522; danny@dansun.com

Spirit of Unity Details

TEVA SPIRIT OF UNITY TOUR 1999

Sowing the Seeds of A Global Community World

Comes to the Greek Theatre, Berkeley

Saturday, September 11, 1999

What: The TEVA Spirit of Unity Tour ’99 will feature the world’s most famous Reggae bands on two stages. The Unity Stage will include England’s Steel Pulse and Maxi Priest, Jamaica’s Third World, Shaggy, Monifah and Culture, and New York’s Ras Shiloh. The Barbados Stage, sponsored by the island of Barbados, will feature Barbados’ greatest stars including David Kirton, Arturo Tappin, and Biggie Irie.

When: Saturday, September 11, 1999

Time: 3:00 PM (Doors open at 1:30 PM)

Where: Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA

Tickets: $25 Advance, General Admission

              Available at all BASS Outlets including Tower Records and The Wherehouse.

              Charge by Phone: (415/650) 478-BASS

                                               (510/925) 762-BASS

               Tickets also available at:

Cherry Records

916 Lincoln Way

Auburn, CA 95603

(530) 823-2147

Reggae Runnins

505 Divisadero Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

(415) 922-2442

Out of Many One

4925 Shattuck Avenue

Oakland, CA 94609

(510) 601-6314

Tickets will also be available at the door on day of performance.

Tickets by Mail Order: DanSun Productions, PMB 300, 1563 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707-2116.   Include $4.00 per ticket for handling.

(510) 559-2111 Phone

(510) 526-6522 FAX

dansun@dansun.com

Event Highlights:

The Spirit of Unity Village will feature a hemp exhibition, island cuisine, CD one-stop, and Barbados booth. The hemp exhibition will demonstrate the many uses and solutions of hemp. Food vending will include jerk chicken, exotic curries, patties and plantains. The traveling CD store will have for sale many of the latest Reggae and World Music CD’s not normally available for sale in the U.S.

The Spirit of Unity Cultural Display Booth will be an environmental, educational, interactive display that will inform the audience of the most advanced, sustainable alternatives to protect the environment.

Media Advisory: For interviews with selected artists, please contact Danny Scher at (510) 559-2111.

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TEVA SPIRIT OF UNITY TOUR 1999

Sowing the Seeds of A Global Community

World Tour 1999

u ni ty n., 1. Oneness; combining with others to form a greater whole.

The TEVA Spirit of Unity Tour ’99 goal is to create an up-lifting, enlightening and entertaining experience for audiences and the communities it visits. It will share the joys of Reggae music, the enticing food of the Caribbean, and educate Americans about the island of Barbados.

The TEVA Spirit of Unity Tour ’99 Unity Stage will feature the world’s most famous Reggae bands including England’s Steel Pulse and Maxi Priest, Jamaica’s most beloved band Third World, Shaggy, Monifah and Culture, and the newest young sensation from New York, Ras Shiloh. The summer tour will include concert dates in the United States, Japan, Australia and the Pacific Rim.

The Barbados Stage, sponsored by the island of Barbados, will feature Barbados’ greatest stars including David Kirton, Arturo Tappin, and Biggie Irie. Barbados is using the tour in general and the stage in particular as a way to promote tourism and Bajan culture. It marks the most extensive tourism promotion the island has ever done via music, food and culture.

Between the Unity and Barbados Stages, there will be constant music from when the doors open at 1:30 p.m. until the concert’s conclusion at 8:00 p.m.

These two stages will be vibrant additions to the Spirit of Unity Village, which will host a hemp exhibit, island cuisine, CD one-stop, and Barbados booth which conveys the elements of the beautiful Bajan lifestyle, their culture, food and music. The hemp exhibition will demonstrate the many uses and solutions of hemp. The food vendors will sell island cuisine including jerk chicken, exotic curries, patties and plantains. The traveling CD store will have for sale many of the latest Reggae and World Music CD’s not normally available for sale in the U.S.

The Spirit of Unity Cultural Display Booth will be an environmental, educational, interactive display that will inform the audience of the most advanced, sustainable alternatives to protect the environment. These will include renewable energy sources, sustainable agricultural practices, advances in modern forestry practices and recycling. The exhibition will educate audiences as to the principles and availability of non-polluting, healthy alternatives for living on this planet.

The Spirit of Unity Tour has confirmed the following sponsors: TEVA Sports Sandals, Air Jamaica, PARAS Group, Reggae Nucleus Magazine, Celestial Travel, and the Island of Barbados.

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