Archive for April 2013

Hotshot & Scorcher ltd.edition Collectors LP series

The London Intl Ska Festival‘s very own bespoke record label, Social Club and agency, Hotshot & Scorcher is delighted to announce a brand new Collectors LP vinyl series. Each release is set to have a ltd.run of 300 numbered copies only making them beautiful bespoke collectors pieces of vinyl.

You can preorder the first three releases now HERE

They are:

Scorcher2 PAMA INTERNATIONAL – SOULFIRE LP
After a 3 year hiatus Pama Intl return with a blazing rhythm & soul affair.

Scorcher3 THE SIDEWALK DOCTORS LP
London’s finest practitioners of soulful rocksteady return with their second album.

Scorcher4 PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS – SKATISFACTION LP
Follow up to their triumphant 2 Tone Gone Ska album the All-stars return with an unique Jamaican Ska take on The Rolling Stones!

Only 300 copies are being made so preorder yours now to avoid disappointment. Please note these are only available to preorder at www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/shop

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London Intl Ska Festival 2014 dates announced / Earlybird Special Offer

The London Intl Ska Festival 2014 returns to the capital on Easter Weekend – 17-20 April 2014.

The festival is set once again to take place across a series of famed and iconic London venues with 50 acts from all over the world.

100 Earlybird tickets are now onsale for £99.99 HERE

For the fourth year in a row we’ve kept our Earlybird ticket price to £99.99 for our entire 4 day festival. Limited strictly to 100 tickets they will give you access to all London Intl Ska Fesival 2014 shows over Easter 2014. With previous festivals including Prince Buster, Laurel Aitken, Ken Boothe, Rico Rodriguez, Marcia Griffiths, Freddie Notes, The Pioneers, BB Seaton (The Gaylads), Owen Gray, The Specials; Jerry Dammers, Lynval Golding and Neville Staples, Neol Davies (The Selecter), Rhoda Dakar (The Bodysnatchers/Special AKA), Hotknives, Potato 5, The Loafers, The Skints, and many others besides you can rest assured 2014′s line up & bespoke programming will once again exceed all expectations.

Line up and venues to be announced shortly.

SPECIAL OFFER
Buy your Earlybird festival ticket in April 2013 and get a free London Intl Ska Festival 2013 T-shirt, Sweatshirt, CD or A1 poster.

EARLYBIRD TICKETS / SPECIAL OFFER AVAILABLE NOW

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Thank you!

I would like to say a huge thank you to all the bands, DJs, crew and everyone who came to our London Intl Ska Festival 2013 for making it such a special and memorable event.

The were so many magical moments. Thank you all!

See you in 2014!

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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!