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The London Intl Ska Festival 2015 full line-up is…

THE LONDON INT’L SKA FESTIVAL 2015
Easter weekend 2-5 April | famed & iconic Lonodn venues | 60+ artists

All info/tickets: www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/tickets
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The London Intl Ska Festival full programme:

Thursday 2nd April 2015
– From Kingston to Camden exhibition 4 day music, art and fashion exhibition (1pm-6pm) at the Camden Foundry, Camden. Free entry.
– Lee Scratch Perry +Dojo and DJ David Katz (7pm-11pm) at The Jazz Cafe, Camden.
– Latino America Gone Ska! (11pm-2am) DJ Ruffy TNT (Mexico) hosts 60’s ska, rocksteady & reggae from Central & South America. Music never before spotlighted in London! at The Jazz Cafe, Camden.
– This Is Ska! opening party (7pm-midnight) at the Camden Foundry, Camden. Free entry.

Friday 3rd April 2015
– Thames cruise starring Derrick Harriott + AJ Franklin (Chosen Few) +DJ Tim P (Tighten Up) (1pm-5pm) onboard The Dixie Queen, Tower Hill Millenium pier.
– From Kingston to Camden exhibition 4 day music, art and fashion exhibition (1pm-6pm) at the Camden Foundry, Camden. Free entry.
– Bunny Lee – I Am The Gorgon film Screening 1 (4pm) / Screening 2 (6pm) at The Forge, Camden.
– Dreadzone + support + DJ tba (7pm-10.30pm) at The Jazz Cafe, Camden.
– Madness Special – a tribute to Camden Town’s finest (7pm-midnight) at the Camden Foundry, Camden. Free entry.
– All Valve Soundclash: Axis Valv-a-tron meets Sounds & Pressure Lo-fi* (8pm-2am) Two beautiful hand-built valve sound systems go head to head at The Forge, Camden.
– Gentleman’s Dub Club + Babylon Circus*, Buster Shuffle, The Toasters, Paperboy, DJ Kaptin IsDead (Boomtown) (8pm-11.30pm) at The Forum, Kentish Town.
– Time Tunnel club night- A vinyl feast of all things ska, 2 Tone, soul and more! at The Forum, Kentish Town.

Saturday 4th April 2015
– From Kingston to Camden exhibition 4 day music, art and fashion exhibition (1pm-6pm) at the Camden Foundry, Camden. Free entry.
– Legends of Ska UK premiere + Q&A (2pm) w/ Director Brad Klein, Rico Rodriguez, Owen Gray & more! at BFI, South Bank.
– Do The Dog Skazine Intl showcase (3pm-10pm) ft. Two Tone Club (France) *, The Talks (UK), The Rifffs (Malta), Miserable Man (Italy), Beat Bahnhof (Japan) * & more! at The Barfly, Camden.
– Twinkle Brothers + Zion Train and DJ Fenomeno Show (Open The Gate) (6pm-10pm) at The Jazz Cafe, Camden.
– Trojan Explosion – a celebration of the iconic Trojan Records (7pm-midnight) at the Camden Foundry, Camden. Free entry.
– Steel Pulse perform Handsworth Revolution +Dennis Bovell Dub Band and DJ Oxman (Dub Vendor) (8pm-11.30pm) at The Forum, Kentish Town.
– Don Letts Rebel Dread clubnight (11.30pm-2am) at The Forum, Kentish Town.

Sunday 5th April 2015
– Kids Go Ska – free family day (1pm-late) All-day musical treat for all the family with acoustic sets, star signings, Fish & Chips Sunday lunch & music galore at Modfather Clothing Co & Camden Foundry, Camden.
– From Kingston to Camden exhibition 4 day music, art and fashion exhibition (1pm-6pm) at the Camden Foundry, Camden. Free entry.
– 2 Tone stars triple bill * ft. Sir Horace Panter’s Uptown Ska Collective (The Specials), Rhoda Dakar sings The Bodysnatchers & Beat Goes Bang (Everett Morton from The Beat) (2pm-7pm) at The Jazz Cafe, Camden.
– Bitty Mclean + Freddie ‘Montego Bay’ Notes, Vin Gordon aka Don Drummond jnr and DJ Natty Bo (Ska Cubano) (8pm-11.30pm) at Dingwalls, Camden.
– Natty Bo’s Scorchio Ska club night (11.30pm-2am) at Dingwalls, Camden.

All tickets available from www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk/tickets

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

LIVE ACTS:

MISTY IN ROOTS
THE STEADY 45s (USA)
CHRIS MURRAY (Canada)
SOUTHSAYERS (England)
KING ZEPHA (England)
MASONS ARMS (Germany)
LE BIRRETTE (Italy)
ERIN BARDWELL COLLECTIVE (England)
THE INDECISION (England)
YOUTHSAYERS (England)
More to be announced

DJs/sound systems:

TESSA - THE SLITS
WRONGTOM
PHIL BUSH's SOUNDS & PRESSURE LO-FI
valve sound system
ALAN HANDSCOMBE
GREEDY G
TIME TUNNEL ft;
LIAM CURTIN, SEAN BRIGHT,
BOY ABOUT TOWN & NANKER PHELGE
LILI RUDIES (France)
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!