Buju Banton Returns To USA For New York Show In July


Buju Banton Returns To USA For New York Show In July

As first reported by WMV, reggae superstar Buju Banton will be performing his first live concert in the U.S. in 15 years in New York City on July 13. The Til Shiloh artist will be bringing his “Long Walk to Freedom” tour, which began in 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica, to the UBS Arena, according to an official announcement made on Sunday. Tickets will go on sale Friday.


Buju Banton’s Triumphant Return to the U.S. After 15 Years

After a 15-year hiatus, Grammy-winning reggae icon Buju Banton is set to make a grand return to the United States. Fans and music enthusiasts can rejoice as Buju Banton, accompanied by The Shiloh Band, will perform at the prestigious UBS Arena in New York on Saturday, July 13. This highly anticipated event marks a significant moment of celebration and resilience for the legendary artist and his supporters.

“Long Walk To Freedom – N.Y.”

Titled “Long Walk To Freedom – N.Y.,” Buju Banton’s return is a continuation of his global comeback, which began with a monumental concert at Kingston’s National Stadium. That event was one of the largest in Jamaica’s history, drawing over 30,000 attendees. This tour represents Buju Banton’s perseverance and the enduring power of his faith and career.

The concert on July 13th is particularly special as it coincides with Buju Banton’s birthday. Reflecting on this milestone, Banton said, “I give thanks for life each day, but on this weekend, there is a special thanksgiving and I look forward to celebrating with all of my family, friends, and everyone who has prayed and supported me over the years.”

A Historic Return

Joseph Budafuco, Buju Banton’s manager, expressed his excitement about this historic event: “It’s a true honor to witness the return of a legend. On January 16, 2011, we produced Buju Banton’s last concert ‘Before the Dawn’ in Miami, Florida, and now we announce Buju Banton’s return to the U.S. concert ‘Long Walk to Freedom – NY.’ We look forward to presenting an exceptional concert as we partner with AG Consulting and Dahved Levy.”

Dahved Levy, a radio personality at WBLS and host of Long Walk To Freedom-NY, highlighted the significance of the event: “From his last show at Madison Square Garden in 2008 to his first show back in New York at the UBS Arena, it is with great pleasure to be part of history. Buju Banton is the baddest DJ ever to ride a dancehall riddim and all I can say is I won’t miss this show.”

 A Night to Remember

Buju Banton will perform his classic hits and beloved songs that have captivated audiences for years. With his unique sound and undeniable talent, Buju Banton’s return promises to be an unforgettable night for all in attendance.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to witness history. Join Buju Banton and The Shiloh Band on July 13 for a night of unforgettable music and memories.

For ticket information and event details, visit www.bujubanton.com

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