Archive for March 2013

The London Intl Ska Festival 2013 merchandise now available

LISF T-Shirt light shirt

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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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!