Archive for May 2011

London Intl Ska Festival 2012 dates & venues announced

We are delighted to announce after the huge success of The London Intl Ska Festival’s return this year we will be making it an annual event. 2012′s festival will be held on 3-6 May’12, with 30 bands & DJs from all over the world!
We are offering the first 100 x 4 day tickets at an earlybird/discounted price of £99.99 – saving you £40! And no booking fee! Grab these fast if you can as they went very quickly for the last festival.

We are also delighted to announce that next years fest will be held across 3 venues (one wristband gets you into all of them)… The Brixton Academy, The Sheperds Bush Empire and The Islington Academy. All 3 venues welcome 14 years of age and up (under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult).

The line up details will start to follow shortly. If you enjoyed 2011′s festival, 2012 is going to raise the standard even higher! We are currently programming a truly exceptional lineup… so expect some more world exclusives and another world-beating 4 day celebration of SKA in all it’s beautiful guises. I can’t tell you how excited I am about this. Please note we are not taking any applications from bands or DJs for 2012. We already have enough to fill the next 3 years!

Earlybird tickets can be bought here http://www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/tickets/
Festival merchandise can be bought here http://www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/shop/ including preordering the 2011’s film, book and album. Every sale helps towards next years festival.
Please invite your facebook friends to the event page at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=175967799125277

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Thank You! London Intl Ska Festival 2012!

THE LONDON INTL SKA FESTIVAL confirmed for 2012!

Thank you to everyone who came to this years London Intl Ska Festival. For our first year back it was incredible, and can only build. I’d like to say a huge thank you to all the bands, DJS, singers, crew and public that made The London Intl Ska Festival 2011 such a huge success. The audience was incredible. I got to meet people from Venezuela, USA, Argentina, Denmark, Germany, France, Japan, Austria, Italy, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Holland, Belgium and all over the UK. Thank you so much for traveling so far to come to the festival and make it a truly International Ska Festival and something truly special!

The reaction to the 4 days has been so positive that we have committed to make this an annual event. The line up is being programmed now and already looks amazing! There is some massive news coming very soon on the line up front. Please note we are not taking applications from any bands and DJs for 2012. Presale/discounted early bird tickets will go onsale next week! Keep checking here for announcement next week of tickets going onsale/bands & DJs being announced or our facebook page

In the meantime please check out our shop. Every sale/preorder helps towards 2012!

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2017 SKA FESTIVAL LINE UP
Easter 13th - 16th 2017

LIVE ACTS:

THE PIONEERS
DAVE & ANSELL COLLINS
MISTY IN ROOTS
ROY ELLIS (SYMARIP)
BITTY MCLEAN
OWEN GRAY
CHRISTOPHER ELLIS
PAMA INTERNATIONAL
RHODA DAKAR LOTEK FOUR
CAPITAL LETTERS
HUGO LOBO (Argentina)
BACK TO THE PLANET
THE EQUATORS
PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS
SMOKE LIKE A FISH (Wales)
NEW TOWN KINGS
CIYO BROWN & THE ROCKSTEADYITES
THE BIONIC RATS (Ireland)
THE MIGHTY COSMICS
MISERABLE MAN (Italy)
JEWELS VASS (Pama Intl)
DOJO
AGGRESSORS BC (Northern Ireland)
65 MINES STREET (France)
LEO & THE LINEUP (Denmark)
THE MAGIC TOUCH (Germany)
THE BROTHERS IGNATIUS
THE MEOW MEOWS
AUTONOMADS
JUNIOR BILL (Wales)
THE BIGHEAD
COUNTING COINS
& many more tba

DJs:

DON LETTS
GLADDY WAX
CHANNEL ONE SOUND SYSTEM
OXMAN
TIGHTEN UP CREW ft.
Champian, Mistah Brown & Tim Dancecrasher
WENDY MAY
AXIS VALV-A-TRON (valve system)
SOUNDS & PRESSURE LO-FI (valve system)
THE GREAT WASSIE ONE
KEITH LAWRENCE
TEXAS RANGER
JOSH (THE SKINTS)
SEAN FLOWERDEW (PAMA INTL)
TIM WELLS
TIME TUNNELL ft.
Nanker Phelge, Boy About Town, Liam Curtin & Sean Bright
SFL SOUND
DUB FRONT ASSOCIATION (Belgium)
LAST GANG IN TOWN
FENOMENO SHOW
DJ DAPPER DAN
LUCKY CAT ZOE (Resonance fm)
ERIC - FCS SOUND SYSTEM (USA)
MARTIN CUETO (Argentina)
TRITON SOUND SYSTEM (Mexico)
ALI SKABA
SKANKIN STEVE
ANGUS TAYLOR
& many more tba

Films:

DANCE CRAZE - cinema screening
DANCE CRAZE - gig screening
more tba

Free Family Day

tba
+ many more tba!