9/8. Go to Cannabis Cup’s 18th annual Bob Marley Bash and/or SOB’s 22nd annual Marley celebration in NYC New York City is home to two of the longest-running Bob-themed events we know of. The Cannabis Cup Band, the house band of the marijuana reform movement, will hold their 18th annual Bob Marley Bash at BB King’s Blues Club. This event has sold out every year since its inception, so get that ticket quick. Meanwhile, downtown venue SOBs has been hosting a Marley tribute for an even longer duration. This year’s 22nd edition is free and features a live performance from locally-based trio, New Kingston (pictured above).