Archive for August 2012

Carnival All-nighter

This coming Sunday! The London Intl Ska Fest Carnival All-nighter… 10pm-6am… 3 rooms celebrating Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae w/ live bands Buster Shuffle & General Roots plus the finest DJs around: Tiny T, Asher G, Tighten Up crew, Champian MC, Ras Digby, Rhoda Dakar (Bodysnatchers/Special AKA), Texas Ranger, Little Diane (Ace Cafe), DellaSoul, Cello (Coast To Coast) and Fenomeno Show (Open The Gate)

Plus JA BBQ, record stalls and more.

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Tickets available www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/tickets

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Phoenix City All-stars Two Tone Gone Ska!

PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS – TWO TONE GONE SKA album
Out on 3rd Sept on Phoenix City/Cherry Red Records on CD, download and ltd.edition LP.
Only 250 numbered LP’s being made. Preorder yours now at www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/shop

“an unbeatable repatriation of 2 Tone to the young sounds of Jamaica” * * * * *

Phoenix City All-stars present a truly unique celebration of one of Britain’s most iconic labels. Taking some of 2 Tone’s greatest songs by The Specials, Madness, The Beat, Elvis Costello and The Selecter and replanting in 1960’s Jamaica. The resulting tracks are truly authentic Skatalites/Studio One styled blazin 60’s ska, rocksteady & early reggae. Wonderfully inspired interpretations, performed by an all-star band plus legendary guest vocalists Dave Barker (the voice of Dave & Ansell Collins) and AJ Franklin (The Federals and The Chosen Few). Pre-order the CD and ltd.edition collectors LP now exclusively at www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/shop Please note there are only 250 numbered copies of the LP being pressed. Grab yours while you can!

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2018 SKA FESTIVAL LINE UP
Easter weekend
29th March - 1st April 2018

LIVE ACTS:

KEN BOOTHE
HORACE ANDY
DERRICK MORGAN
FREDDIE NOTES
JOHNNY CLARKE
THE CLARENDONIANS
DOREEN SHAFFER
OTIS GAYLE
THE ORIGINAL ACES
AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE
PAMA INTERNATIONAL
POTATO 5 horn section
ALPHEUS
MAROON TOWN
REGGAE CHOIR
CAPONE & THE BULLETS
BOMBSKARE
THE UPPERTONES (IT)
CAPTAIN ACCIDENT & THE DISASTERS
THE HYPOCONDRIACS
CARA-JANE MURPHY
THE NICE GUYS
SMILEY & THE UNDERCLASS
ALMIGHTY UPRISERS
More to be announced

DJs/sound systems:

DON LETTS
CLIVE CHIN
GLADDY WAX sound system
TESSA BASSIE (THE SLITS)
RAS DIGBY (Sir Jessus dubplate special)
ASHER G
AXIS VALV-A-TRON valve sound system
PHIL BUSH SOUNDS & PRESSURE
BARRIE SHARPE
TIGHTEN UP CREW
OXMAN
TIME TUNNEL
LITTLE DIANE
LILI RUDIES
To be announced

Films:

To be announced

Free Family Day

tba
+ many more tba!