Marley's Mellow Mood Sponsors 18th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival, Brings Relaxation Station to Bayfront Park in Miami

100% Natural Relaxation Teas & Sodas, Created with the Marley Family, Supports 1Love.org Movement

Mar 10, 2011, 14:22 ET from Marley’s Mellow Mood

MIAMI, Fla. and SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Marley's family will bring its Marley's Mellow Mood 100 percent natural relaxation teas and sodas to the 9 Mile Music Festival at Bayfront Park in Miami on Saturday, March 12, 2011.  Marley's Mellow Mood, launched in 2010, is a first-time sponsor of the 18th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival (formerly the Caribbean Festival), which will feature performances by Stephen Marley, Damian Marley, Julian Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, Thievery Corporation, Slightly Stoopid, Major Lazer, Inner Circle, Kevens and others.

Festival attendees will be able to enjoy moments of calm throughout the day at the Marley's Mellow Mood Relaxation Station, located next to the main concession stand, which will offer complimentary massages and other Marley's Mellow Mood experiences, including special giveaways.  In addition, attendees will be able to join 1Love.org, the Marley family initiative created to fund charities that empower youth, protect the planet and encourage global peace.  A portion of all Marley's Mellow Mood sales benefits 1Love.org. Learn more at www.MarleysMellowMood.com.

The Annual 9 Mile Music Festival is not only an all day music experience, but also a humanitarian food drive for those who would otherwise go without.  Canned food collected at the Festival will benefit Curley's House, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for low-to-moderate income individuals and families, the elderly, youth-at-risk, the abused, and HIV/AIDS infected members of the community by providing them with bulk food product.  Since the festival began, it has helped to collect over two million cans of food, which in turn help to spread Bob Marley's message of peace, love and unity.  Advance General Admission tickets are $55.00 (plus four cans of food) at locations such as Juney's Restaurant, Jamaica Kitchen and Caribbean Delite Restaurant.  General Admission tickets start at  $63.00  (plus four cans of food).  Special VIP tickets are available for $183.00, which includes a special viewing area, food, drink and a commemorative t-shirt.

With its soothing style, natural ingredients, and great taste, Marley's Mellow Mood has become one of the beverage industry's breakout hits.  Marley's Mellow Mood is designed to reduce stress and relieve tension, while calming the soul and easing the mind.  Marley's Mellow Mood is available in two varieties: lightly carbonated sodas (Berry and Citrus flavors) in 12oz. aluminum cans, and ready-to-drink cold teas (Green Tea with Honey and Black Tea with Raspberry, Passion Fruit and Peach flavors) in 16oz. glass bottles.  Marley's Mellow Mood teas and sodas have been meticulously formulated with an exotic blend of all natural botanical ingredients sourced from around the world.  Chamomile, Valerian root, Passionflower, Melatonin, Rose Hips and Lemon Balm are among the time tested calming and stress reducing ingredients that the Marley family has expertly crafted into first-of-its-kind relaxation beverages.

"Marley's Mellow Mood helps move my family's mission forward with the principles of our father's belief in that calm breeds peace, respect and love, while 1Love.org helps pay those messages forward," said Cedella Marley, Bob's daughter, on behalf of the Marley family.

Marley's Mellow Mood continues to expand distribution in most major markets across the USA and is available at supermarkets, convenience stores, natural food stores and other retail locations.  Marley's Mellow Mood is also available by the case at Amazon.com.

"Marley's Mellow Mood is proud to support Stephen, Damian, Julian, Ky-Mani and all the performers at this year's 9 Mile Music Festival," said Paul Fuegner, chief marketing officer, ViVa Beverages.  "We look forward to helping people relax and enjoy the Festival, and we are honored to be working with the Marley family to offer products and support a cause that promote feeling good and giving back."

The Marley family has formed Marley Beverage Company and is manufacturing and marketing the new drinks in a joint partnership with ViVa Beverages, located in Southfield, MI.  For more information and to purchase or distribute Marley's Mellow Mood, please visit www.MarleysMellowMood.com.  To learn more about how you can share in promoting the legacy of Bob Marley, visit www.1Love.org.

About Marley's Mellow Mood

Bob Marley is a global icon, a musical prophet, whose words and vision forever changed the world. His image and music evoke a rich legacy and emotional connection that transcends generation, ethnicity, gender, and geography. In today's high paced, tech-driven world, Bob Marley's message of unity, freedom, peace, empowerment and love have never been more relevant.  Marley Beverage Company was created by the family of Bob Marley, paying homage to their father and patriarch by launching and promoting a wide range of healthy, natural drinks that are 100% natural and have ingredients that put people into what we call, "Marley's Mellow Mood".  Marley Beverage Company is manufacturing and marketing the new drinks in a joint partnership with ViVa Beverages, located in Southfield, MI. Learn more at www.MarleysMellowMood.com, www.facebook.com/MarleysMellowMood, and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/DrinkMellowMood.

Visit the Marley Family's primary website at www.BobMarley.com and join the Official Bob Marley Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BobMarley.  Learn more about other Marley family ventures by visiting The House of Marley personal audio products at www.TheHouseofMarley.com, Marley Coffee at www.MarleyCoffee.com, and 1Love.org at www.1Love.org.

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