Archive for November 2017

5 more Jamaican legends added to London Intl Ska Festival 30th anniversary

We are honoured to announce 5 more legendary Jamaican names for The London Intl Ska Festival 30th anniversary are;  Horace Andy, Johnny Clarke, Freddie Notes, Otis Gayle and Clive Chin!

Our 30th anniverasry hits the capital from 29th March – 1st April 2018.

Full line up to be announced this week, but it already includes all of the above plus Ken Boothe, Derrick Morgan, The Clarendonians, Doreen Shaffer, Lone Ranger, Pama Intl, African Head Charge, Alpheus and many more!

Under 20 wristband tickets are left.  1 wristband gets you into all 16 events.
http://buytickets.at/hotshotscorcher/98879




Ska Explosion special hitting London Intl Ska Festival 30th anniversary

We are delighted to announce the latest artists to be added to The London Intl Ska Festival 2018 / 30th anniversary are The Potato 5 horn section and Capone & The Bullets.

They both will be playing on day 3 at a late 80s/Ska Explosion special along with Maroon Town and more tba at O2 Academy Islington 2.

Not only did both Potato 5 and Capone & The Bullets played the first ever London Intl Ska Festival, but they were also vital catalysts to reigniting the UK ska scene. Naturally we are delighted to have them featuring again 30 years on!

Tickets onsale this week. Wristband tickets (get you into this show and anothe 15 gigs and club nights of your choice) are running out fast. Under 40 left at www.buytickets.at/hotshotscorcher

4 more DJs added to The London Intl Ska festival 30th anniversary

We are delighted to announce the latest DJs to be added to The London Intl Ska Festival 2018 / 30th anniversary (29 Mar-1 Apr’18) are;

– Ras Digby (Sir Jessus)
– Asher G “The Rocksteady Daddy”
– Little Diane (Ace Cafe)

and
– Lili Rudies from France!

They join Ken Boothe, Derrick Morgan, The Clarendonians, Doreen Shaffer, Lone Ranger, The Original Aces, African Head Charge, Pama International, Gladdy Wax sound system, Valve soundclash ft. Axis Valv-a-tron Sound System. & Phil Bush’s Sounds & Pressure lo-fi, Tighten Up crew, Maroon Town, Bombskare, The Hypocondriacs from Spain, The Uppertones from Italy, Cara Means Friend, Smiley & The Underclass, Time Tunnel and more!

Under 40 wristband tickets (which get you into all the gigs/club nights and Thames cruise) http://buytickets.at/hotshotscorcher/98879


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2018 SKA FESTIVAL LINE UP
Easter weekend
29th March - 1st April 2018

LIVE ACTS:

KEN BOOTHE
HORACE ANDY
DERRICK MORGAN
FREDDIE NOTES
THE CLARENDONIANS
JOHNNY CLARKE
RANKING JOE
DOREEN SHAFFER
OTIS GAYLE
THE ORIGINAL ACES
AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE
PAMA INTERNATIONAL
POTATO 5 horns
THE HEMPOLICS
ALPHEUS
THE SPITFIRES
PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS play
…. The Clash In Dub
CAPONE & THE BULLETS
BOMBSKARE
THE KUBRICKS
HEAVYBALL
CAPTAIN ACCIDENT & THE DISASTERS
THE UPPERTONES (Italy)
THE HYPOCONDRIACS (Spain)
REGGAE CHOIR
CARA MEANS FRIEND
THE NICE GUYS (Belgium)
SMILEY & THE UNDERCLASS
THE ALMIGHTY UPRISERS
MIGHTY JOHN STREET SKA ORCHESTRA
More to be announced

DJs/sound systems:

DON LETTS
CLIVE CHIN
GLADDY WAX sound system
TESSA BASSIE (THE SLITS)
WRONGTOM
RAS DIGBY (Sir Jessus dubplate special)
ASHER G
AXIS VALV-A-TRON valve sound system
PHIL BUSH SOUNDS & PRESSURE
BARRIE SHARPE
TIGHTEN UP CREW
OXMAN
RAMSES HOPPA & DR.DUB (OnU Sound celebration)
ALAN HANDSCOMBE
TIME TUNNEL
LITTLE DIANE
SFL SOUND - TROJAN EXPLOSION
LILI RUDIES
FENOMENO SHOW
LAST GANG IN TOWN
FRANCESO RUDEROMA NEMBOKID
POSTIVE VIBRATION DJS
PETER CRAIG
More to be announced

Films:

To be announced

Free Family Day

tba
+ many more tba!