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

LIVE ACTS:

GEORGIE FAME
MISTY IN ROOTS
KEITH & TEX (Jamaica)
RUDY 'John Jones' MILLS (Jamaica)
THE STEADY 45s (USA)
CHRIS MURRAY (Canada)
KING ZEPHA (England)
MASONS ARMS (Germany)
LE BIRRETTE (Italy)
ERIN BARDWELL COLLECTIVE (England)
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
CHRIS LANE
JESSE JAMES
TIGHTEN UP CREW ft;
PAPA CHAMPIAN
TIM P
MISTAH BROWN
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!