The Bob Marley Movement presents the 18th Annual 9 Mile Festival (formerly known as the Caribbean Festival), a one-day event that pays tribute to the life of the legendary Bob Marley. It will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami (301 N. Biscayne Blvd), Florida. Irie One reports that the 9 Mile Music Festival is also a canned food drive to help feed the hungry in south Florida and parts of rural Jamaica: 4 canned goods are required by all patrons.
According to the organizers, this festival is currently the longest running reggae show and food drive in South Florida. This year, their line-up includes four of the Marley brothers: Damian, Julian, Ky-Mani, and Stephen Marley, as well as a variety of well-known performers including Inner Circle, Kevens, Major Lazer, Slightly Stoopid, and Thievery Corporation.