Springing Forward

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Greetings Beautiful People,

Spring is in the air…music is sweet…and the summer will soon be here !!! Lots of things coming up this season !!! THE GEORGE WESLEY BAND WILL BE PLAYING IN NEGRIL, JAMAICA JUNE 17-24, 2016 !!! Here’s some highlights to the spring and summer…make sure you check the “Tour” section for up to date info on all shows.

Wednesdays in March and April (except April 13 ), Lion Sanford and I will be at Sarah Street Grill ,Stroudsburg,PA for our residency series “George Wesley and Lion Sandford’s “Yard Session” …live looping reggae featuring “Martina” ,my ALternative X MIDI Martin guitar (the ONLY MIDI guitar they made….and I am the only one playing it …..check it !!!) for an acoustic approach. VERY SPECIAL SHOW PLANNED FOR 4/20 !!!

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Sat. April 2 The George Wesley Band lights up Sarah Street with smokin’ reggae vibrations !!!sarah-st..jpg

Friday. April 8  at River Street Jazz Cafe, Wilkes -Barre, PA ,George Wesley’s Grateful Dread Experience brings Grateful Dead, reggae and Jimi Hendrix together for a special night of musical experimentation !!!


DEAD HEAD LIONSat.April 9 at The Backyard Alehouse , Scranton,PA The George Wesley Band brings a funky reggae party to light up the Electric City !!!

smoke lion gwbSun.April 17 I will be joining NEPA Cannabis Rally 2.0 at Nay Aug Park, Scranton,PA from 11 am til 7 pm……LEGALIZE THE HERB !!! THE HEALING OF THE NATION !!! Musicians and speakers include: Still Hand String Band , George Wesley’s Small Axe Orchestra , A.G.T. (Appalachian Gypsy Tribe) , Serene Green , Friends Of The Family , The Strange Heat , Drive , Jasper Paci , Randy Leff , Alex O’Brien    Guest Speakers: Cheri Honkala – Green Party US Senate Candidate (2016) , Carl J. Romanelli – Green Party US Senate Candidate (2006) , Kurt Shotko – Green Party US Congressional Candidate (2002) , Rob Robinson – NY Harvest Festival, NY Cannabis Alliance , Les Stark&Erica Lynn – Keystone Cannabis Coalition ‘ Steve Auerbach – Keystone Cannabis Law , Vera Scroggins – Anti-Fracking Activist, Hemp Activist , Jesse Nova – NEPA Cannabis Network , Christy Billett – PA Safe Access , Anne Armstrong&Alan Gordon – The Healing Church , Gabriel Chorno, Timothy Phelan, Jay Sweeney, Jeff Zick, & More  , Drum Circle hosted by special guests:Jacob Cole of Rogue Chimp & Jami Novak of Cabinet .Vendors, Activists, Art, Education, Food Trucks, Face Painting, Hiking Trails, Free Speech Zone, Yoga, Hoops, and More !!! Join the revolution to end the prohibition !!! For more info : https://www.facebook.com/events/1645079302446563/

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Sat.April 23 I will be participating in The Jim Thorpe Earth Day Celebration playing from 1-2 pm in Josiah White Park,Jim Thorpe ,PA . Very cool family event that I love to play ….LOVE YOUR MOTHER EARTH…EVERYDAY !!!earth day 2016



Friday May 13 , Friday the 13th , George Wesley’s Small Axe Orchestra will be at Froggy Daze 3 ,Landers Campground, Narrowsburg,NY with a 12:30 am set !!! More info at www.peacepadproductions.com . Join the fun !!!Froggy Daze 3

Sat. May 14 I return to Unity Hall,Barnveld, NY at 8 pm for a night of live looping reggae magic !!! I had a great time last time !!! NICENESS !!! For more info :http://www.unityhall.com/Upcoming_Programs.htmlunity hall


Fri.May 20 The George Wesley Band returns to Cabana’s, Cape May, NJ  to nice up the shore !!! It’s Lion Sandford’s earthday …help us celebrate !!! We will be back July 15 and Aug.19 !!!wailers.jpg

Sat May 21 George Wesley’s Small Axe Orchestra will return to Moon Dancer Winery, Wrightsville ,PA from 2 till 5 pm for an intimate live looping reggae show !!!rusty nail

Sat June 4 I will be participating in “A Joining of Souls : Loren and Ariel’s Unity”at Mountain Sky,Jermyn, PA    for more info :https://www.facebook.com/events/1691456857802905/12115618_876425402468771_4551842072196252234_n

June 11 George Wesley’s Small Axe Orchestra will return to  The Edwardsville Pierogi Festival 2016, Edwardsville,PA for an afternoon set at 2 pm. Later that night , I will celebrating my Earthday early at River Street Jazz Cafe, Wilkes Barre,PA, makin’ music with my fiends ( just like Willie !!!) for my “Jamaican Farewell ” celebration…….I WILL BE PLAYING IN NEGRIL, JAMAICA FOR MY EARTHDAY !!!old lion fine arts



June 25 and 26 The George Wesley Band returns to the US to headline The Annual Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine and Food Festival at Split Rock Resorts , Lake Harmony ,PA. We will be sharing the stage with “Mother Nature’s Sons ” ( my son James band !!!) Music is Noon till 6 pm both days . For more info : http://www.splitrockresort.com/things-to-do/events/wine-festival/index.html. Join us for our “Jamaican Return” !!!2016 wine fest

Sat. July 2 The George Wesley Band returns to Sterling Stage Ameribeat Festival of the Arts 2016 at Sterling Stage Kampitheater ,Sterling ,NY rockin’ with some of the finest band s around !!! Always an IRIE time !!! More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/515940425230749/Ameribeat 2016 lineup

Sat.Aug.6 and Sun. Aug.7 The George Wesley Band returns to Moon Dancer Winery Reggae Festival , Wrightsville , PA. Reggae music all weekend….rootsin’it up with quality !!! Join us …ONE LOVE !!!2590e926c33609fa8fef4a387cc22d4d

Lots of blessings this year !!! I give thanks to THE ALMIGHTY  for his kindness and grace and inspiration I-tinually . For life and love …and music…sweet music !!! For family and friends that are uplifting ….and for the opportunity to spread the word of love, peace and unity. Thank you all for your support and encouragement….bless up !!!  I am a grateful dread.Serenity Now