Legendary. No doubt. Together with Bob Marley, THE WAILERS have sold in excess of 250 million albums worldwide. They’ve notched up over twenty chart hits, including seven Top 10 entries. Outside of their groundbreaking work with Bob Marley, the Wailers have also played or performed with international acts like Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder, and Carlos Santana, as well as reggae legends such as Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and Burning Spear.
As the greatest living exponents of Jamaica’s reggae tradition, the Wailers have completed innumerable other tours, playing to an estimated 24 million people across the globe.
Cinco de Mayo is a Brazos Nights tradtion thanks to our partners at LA LEY 104.1 FM. Each year, the local radio station selects a mix of authentic mexican regional and tejano bands. This year, we will feature LOS HIJOS DE SAN JUAN and CONJUNTO INVICTO. To add to the fiesta, we'll feature some of Waco's best Taco Trucks and serve up Cinco de Mayo-inspired beverages.
PINTS IN THE PARK is an afternoon session of craft beer sampling, Texas BBQ joints, backyard games and live music at Brazos Park East. This year's event will include the craft-sippin, boot-stompling music from REVEREND HORTON HEAT, BILLY JOE SHAVER and BARELANDS. This ticketed event helps keep the City of Waco's Brazos Nights concerts in downtown FREE! For event details and info on the bands, visit www.pintsintheparkwaco.com.
For those who like just a little country twang with their rock and roll, wait no more. LUKAS NELSON AND THE PROMISE OF THE REAL are an American rock n roll group based out of California. Lukas first picked up the guitar at age 11 to honor a promise he made to his father and was able to teach himself the craft by playing along to classic Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix songs. Now at age 24, Lukas is building his following the old fashioned way by touring year round and delivering high energy performances to fans across the country. The band has performed more than 400 shows in the past 3 years and have played with the likes of Neil Young, John Fogerty, Bob Weir, B.B. King, and Bob Dylan.
Cody Canada was the lead singer of the Oklahoma based rock-country band Cross Canadian Ragweed, which sold more than 1 million records. Canada is now back in vintage form with his four-piece band The Departed. With a newfound energy and that Red Dirt swagger, CODY CANADA and the DEPARTED are touring in support of its lastest album, HippieLovePunk, and the show will also feature some Ragweed classics.
Nothing goes better with some good ol' H-E-B FIREWORKS than some rock n roll. One of Austin's most-loved tribute bands, LC ROCKS, comes to Waco to headline the annual FOURTH ON THE BRAZOS. LC Rocks specializes in the hits of the 1970s, and 1980s. More than 15,000 people make this event one of Waco's grandest traditions. Great food, family fun and awesome fireworks over the Brazos!