Archive for March 2013

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.

All stock available at

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


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



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