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Jamaican legend Ken Parker to play Ska Festival 2014

One of Jamaica’s finest singers – Mr. Ken Parker has been added to The London Intl Ska Festival 2014!

Having launched his career with at Studio One Ken Parker went onto record for Duke Reid, Byron Lee, Joe Gibbs, Rupie Edwards, Lloyd Chamers and Bunny Lee, releasing the all-time classics; I Can’t Hide, True True True, Jimmy Brown, Groovin, My Whole World Is Falling Down, Have A Good Time and sublime versions of A Change Is Going To Come and Help Me Make It Through The Night, to name a few. We are honoured to have him performing back in London for the first time in 4 decades!!

The London Intl Ska Festival 2014 hits London on Easter Weekend 17-20 April & stars 50 acts across 12 world beating events at iconic & famed London venues. Confirmed acts also include Derrick Morgan, Junior Murvin singing Police & Thieves, Pama International, Mr.T Bone (Italy), Tighten Up crew, Little Diane (Ace Cafe), Sounds & Pressure Sound System w/ Phil Bush and many more tba.

Only 42 Earlybird tickets left. Buy now and save £££ and get a free t-shirts/sweatshirt/CD. Please note that due to venue capacity 2 of the events will only be open to Earlybird ticket holders.
www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/tickets

Here’s a reminder just how good Ken Parker’s music is…


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2019 SKA FESTIVAL LINE UP
Easter weekend
18th - 21st April 2019

LIVE ACTS:

GEORGIE FAME
MISTY IN ROOTS
JANET KAY
KEITH & TEX (Jamaica)
RUDY 'John Jones' MILLS (Jamaica)
OWEN GREY
LITTLE ROY
KING PRAWN
PAMA INTERNATIONAL
BUSTER SHUFFLE
PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS
THE GOLDMASTER ALL-STARS
THE STEADY 45s (USA)
CHRIS MURRAY (Canada)
KING ZEPHA (England)
MASONS ARMS (Germany)
LE BIRRETTE (Italy)
ERIN BARDWELL COLLECTIVE (England)
CARTOON VIOLENCE
THE INDECISION (England)
More to be announced

Sound systems

PHIL BUSH's SOUNDS & PRESSURE LO-FI
valve sound system

DJs:

TESSA - THE SLITS
WRONGTOM
GLADDY WAX
ASHER G
DUKE NEVILLE
SUPA RONNS
OXMAN
NICK MANASSEH
JESSE JAMES
TIGHTEN UP CREW ft;
PAPA CHAMPIAN
TIM P
MISTAH BROWN
ALAN HANDSCOMBE
RONNIE KING
KEITH LAWRENCE
MARK PROFFESOR
TIME TUNNEL ft;
LIAM CURTIN, SEAN BRIGHT,
BOY ABOUT TOWN & NANKER PHELGE
BRIAN KELSON
SOFT WAX (Deptford Dub Club)
SIMON COBB (Work Your Shot)
SALLY BROWN ROME ft; NEMBOKID
& JOHN RUDIE (Rototom Sunsplash)
SKANKIN STEVE

More to be announced

Films:

To be announced

Free Family Day

tba
+ many more tba!