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Imagination TV to Co-Produce Music Festival Honoring Bob Marley in March 2019

Imagination TV Inc. of Casper, Wyoming, will be co-producing the 9 Mile Music Festival in March 2019, at Virginia Key Beach in Miami, Florida.

The 9 Mile Music Festival was created to pay tribute to the legendary Bob Marley. The 25-year-old festival is an annual music event which began in 1993 in Miami. 9 Mile was pioneered by Bob Marley's mother, Cedella Marley Booker, to pay tribute to the legacy of her late son, and his messages of peace, love and unity. Today the festival is put on by Nine Mile Entertainment which is owned and operated by Richard Booker, Bob Marley's Brother.

The 9 Mile Music Festival has hosted between 10,000 and 29,000 people annually. Previous artist line-up has included, Bob Marley's children Ziggy Marley, Stephen Marley, Julian Marley, Ky-mani Marley and Damian Marley, Carlos Santana, Lauryn Hill, Hootie & the Blowfish, Erykah Badu, Burning Spear, Buju Banton, Sizzla Kalonji, Capleton, Pitbull, 2 Chainz, Future, T.I., Tarrus Riley, Konshens, Machel Montano, Diana King, SOJA, Slightly Stoopid, Thievery Corporation, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Mavado, DMX, India Arie, Inner Circle and Major Lazer.

The 9 Mile Music Festival and Food Drive in Miami, FL. Is more than a concert, more than a day, the 9 Mile Music Festival has provided over 4 million canned goods to various charities since its inception, distributing them to homeless shelters and food banks throughout Miami and Jamaica. The festival serves a double purpose, feeding families in need and bringing to Miami the magic and music of Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean.

Juan Areco, CEO of Imagination TV commented, "This is such an exciting opportunity for Imagination TV. Growing up in Miami, FL it truly is an honor to be a part of such a historical and consistently successful event."