Lauryn Hill and Stephen, Damian, and Julian Marley at Nine Mile Music Festival 2014

Nine Mile Music Festival

With Ms. Lauryn Hill, Stephen Marley, Damian Marley and others

Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds, Miami

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Better Than: Staying home, eating discounted Valentine's chocolates while listening to "One Love" over and over again.

After last year's Nine Mile Music Festival earned complaints for making a mess of Virginia Key Beach, this year's edition was held in a less ecologically sensitive site, the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds.

If the home of the Dade County Youth Fair hasn't been harmed by the toxic oils used to deep fry oreos, than the ashes of smoked marijuana and remnants from conch salad should not harm the premises.

See also: Stephen Marley on Legal Weed in Florida: "The Only Time Ya Ever Gonna See Me Vote"

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David Rolland is a freelance music writer for Miami New Times. His novels, The End of the Century and Yo-Yo, are available at many fine booksellers.
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