Jamaican reggae star Ziggy Marley is used to taking up the mantle from musical legends.The eldest son of reggae icon Bob Marley, Ziggy has successfully continued his father's legacy while establishing his own style.
Friday evening, the younger Marley met the challenge of entertaining New Orleans Jazz Fest crowds in place of Bunny Wailer, who had originally been scheduled to play.
The five-time Grammy winner closed out the Congo Square Stage on Friday with popular songs drawn from his solo albums as well as his family's trove of hits.
"It's a pleasure to be here," he told the crowd, his lilting voice immediately conjuring the feel of Caribbean islands. "in the hot sun in New Orleans."