Archive for November 2017

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
DERRICK MORGAN
THE CLARENDONIANS
LONE RANGER ft. Soul Stereo
DOREEN SHAFFER
THE ORIGINAL ACES
AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE
PAMA INTERNATIONAL
POTATO 5 horn section
ALPHEUS
MAROON TOWN
CAPONE & THE BULLETS
BOMBSKARE
THE UPPERTONES (IT)
THE HYPOCONDRIACS
CARA-JANE MURPHY
SMILEY & THE UNDERCLASS
More to be announced

DJs/sound systems:

GLADDY WAX sound system
RAS DIGBY (Sir Jessus dubplate special)
ASHER G
AXIS VALV-A-TRON valve sound system
PHIL BUSH SOUNDS & PRESSURE
TIGHTEN UP CREW
OXMAN
TIME TUNNEL
LITTLE DIANE
LILI RUDIES
To be announced

Films:

To be announced

Free Family Day

tba
+ many more tba!