After touring the U.S. with the Wailers for the first half of 2011, reggae recording artist Duane Stephenson is currently in Europe on a three week tour with the Tarrus Riley. The tour, which runs from June 30th to July 24th, takes the artistes to a number of countries including Spain, Norway, France, Switzerland and Italy.
Last Friday, July 1, they performed in Cologne, Germany at the annual Summer Jam Festival alongside John Holt, Barrington Levy, Andrew Tosh and dancehall deejay Busy Signal. On Sunday, July 3, they were in Roskilde Denmark, for the Roskilde Festival and from there traveled to Gothenburg in Sweden.
On Thursday July 7th they will make an appearance at the Gota Kallare venue in Stockholm, Sweden, before heading to Barcelona, Spain for the Nowa Reggae Festival on July 9th. Other major stops for the duo includes the Dour Festival in Belgium on July 17th, Paleo Festival in Nyo, Switzerland, on July 21st and FestiJam in Arrens Marsous, France, on July 22nd.
The final show of their European Tour will be on July 23rd in Biarritz, France at the annual BIF Festival.