Marley helping out school


Bob Marley, nationally known comedian and 1992 UMF grad, will appear Sunday, May 7, at Mount Abram High School to benefit a project to provide lights for the school soccer field.

Tickets are on sale throughout the SAD 58 area, and can also be purchased at Mount Abram the night of the show.

While an honors student at UMF, Marley was a health and recreation major and served as the president of the Student Health Club.

He has made numerous television appearances including “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno, “The Late Show” with David Letterman, “The Conan O’Brien Show,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and “Stand Up-Stand Up,” VH1’s “The List,” A&E’s “An Evening at the Improv,” ABC’s “Prime Time Live” with Diane Sawyer and CNBC’s “America’s Talking.” He has also made appearances in several films, including “Liar’s Club,” “Under the Bus,” “Mint Condition” and “The Boondock Saints.”

Marley headlines shows around the country each year, including ones at Caesar’s Palace, The Mirage, The Trump Plaza, Harrah’s, Mandalay Bay, The Riviera and The Tropicana. He remains a favorite and local celebrity in his native Maine, breaking a New England Comedy Club record by selling out 400 consecutive shows.