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The London Intl Ska Festival 2013 merchandise now available

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The London Intl Ska Festival 2013 merchandise is now available from our online Shop

Included in this years booty are T-shirts, Polo Shirts, Sweatshirt, Posters and our limited edition/hand numbered Collectors CD ep featuring rare and exclusive songs from 100 Men, Pama Intl with Manasseh and Wrong Tom, The Sidewalk Doctors and Ed Rome.

Order now and pick up your items at the festival or if you can’t make it get then sent post free in the UK before 1st April 2013.

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All stock available at www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/shop
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Rico Rodriguez receives the Silver Musgrave award from Jamaica

Congratulations to Rico Rodriguez on receiving the Silver Musgrave award from Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet-Assamba at the Jamaica High Commission this week, for services to Jamaican music. Richly deserved!

Catch Rico performing his classic Man From Wareika album on Day 1 of The London Intl Ska Festival (28 March) at The Jazz Cafe, in Camden Town. Support from The Sidewalk Doctors & DJ set from David Katz.

plus club night with Jerry Dammers from The Specials.

Tickets going fast at www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/tickets

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London Intl Ska Festival teams up with Specialized – £10 donated from every festival ticket

We are delighted to announce The London Intl Ska Festival have teamed up with the Specialized charity project and will be donating £10 from every 4 day Ska festival ticket sold in March 2013.

Last year The Specials inspired charity project raised over £25,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

This year Specilized launch their second campaign ‘Beat Teenage Cancer’, which is based around the songs of UK’s fantastic ska/pop outfit The Beat. The project centers on a Beat tribute album featuring all the bands classics, a series of UK shows and closes with a 3 day extravaganza at Parkdean Sandford on November 8th-10th 2013. Artists already signed up include: Ed Rome, Bombskare, The Values ft. Neol Davies (The Selecter), The Talks, Dub Pistols, Dave Hillyard (The Slackers), Rob Johnson & The Irregulars, Rhoda Dakar & Phill Jupitus, Erin Bardwell Collective, Dubtonik ft. Charley Anderson (The Selecter), Buford O’Sulivan & many more.

All the money raised once again goes to Teenage Cancer Trust. For more information go to www.specializedproject.co.uk

 
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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
THE CLARENDONIANS
JOHNNY CLARKE
RANKING JOE
DOREEN SHAFFER
OTIS GAYLE
THE ORIGINAL ACES
AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE
PAMA INTERNATIONAL
POTATO 5 horns
THE HEMPOLICS
ALPHEUS
THE SPITFIRES
MAROON TOWN
PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS play
…. The Clash In Dub
CAPONE & THE BULLETS
BOMBSKARE
THE KUBRICKS
HEAVYBALL
CAPTAIN ACCIDENT & THE DISASTERS
THE UPPERTONES (Italy)
THE HYPOCONDRIACS (Spain)
REGGAE CHOIR
CARA MEANS FRIEND
THE NICE GUYS (Belgium)
SMILEY & THE UNDERCLASS
THE ALMIGHTY UPRISERS
MIGHTY JOHN STREET SKA ORCHESTRA
More to be announced

DJs/sound systems:

DON LETTS
CLIVE CHIN
GLADDY WAX sound system
TESSA BASSIE (THE SLITS)
WRONGTOM
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
RAMSES HOPPA & DR.DUB (OnU Sound celebration)
ALAN HANDSCOMBE
TIME TUNNEL
LITTLE DIANE
SFL SOUND - TROJAN EXPLOSION
LILI RUDIES
FENOMENO SHOW
LAST GANG IN TOWN
FRANCESO RUDEROMA NEMBOKID
POSTIVE VIBRATION DJS
PETER CRAIG
More to be announced

Films:

To be announced

Free Family Day

tba
+ many more tba!