Archive for June 2018

London Intl Ska Festival needs your help.

Love Ska? Love The London Intl Ska Festival? Then please help us to keep going

The London International Ska Festival needs your support…
We are still in debt to the tune of over £50,000 and need to clear more of it this summer.

You can help by purchasing our upcoming Rudies All Around compilation (CD only £5 / also available on digital and vinyl formats) starring 18 bands from 13 countries playing the finest ska, rocksteady, reggae & dub. What’s more there are golden tickets hidden inside the comp. Find one and you win 2 tickets to The London Intl Ska Festival 2019!

The comp includes; Capone and the Bullets, Miserable Man, Le Birrette, The Uppertones, The King Kong 4, The Rulerz, Pama International, Phoenix City All-stars, Atsushi Moisty Ukito, Travelers All Stars, Los Aggrotones, The Scotch Bonnets, The Lions, Rocksteady Sporting Club, Masons Arms, The Bionic Rats, Dan P and The Bricks and Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra!

Preorder you copy today at

Or you can donate any amount to help us continue by click the Paypal button —>

WIN tickets to The London Intl Ska Festival 2019

Here’s your chance to WIN tickets to The London Intl Ska Festival 2019 by picking up our superb new compilation – Rudies All Around vol.1.

There are 5 Golden Tickets hidden inside the CD and vinyl copies of the album. Each ticket found gets the lucky winner and a friend into all 16 of the world exclusive events happening at LISF2019 (18-21 April).

Rudies All Around vol.1 is in the shops end of Aug, but preorder and you’ll gets yours earlier plus an instant download copy of Phoenix City All-stars version of London Calling (exclusive mix).

It stars 18 bands from 13 countries incl: Rocksteady Sporting Club (Reunion Island), Le Birrette, Miserable Man & The Uppertones (all from Italy), Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra (Hungary), Pama International ft. Rico & Phoenix City All-stars (both from England), The Bionic Rats (Ireland), Masons Arms (Germany), Atsushi and the Moisties (New Zealand), The King Kong 4 (Canada), Dan P and The Bricks, The Lions, The Scotch Bonnets (all from USA), Capone and the Bullets (Official) (Scotland), The Rulerz (South Korea), Travelers All Stars (Mexico) and Los Aggrotones (Argentina).

All bands have donated tracks to help raise money for the festival. Every purchase helps us continue.

So, to support the festival, bag yourself some great tunes AND be in with a chance of winning ska festival tickets go to

We need you / Help support the London Intl Ska Festival

Would you like to support The London International Ska Festival? Cutting to the chase… The festival is still in a huge amount of debt (over £50,000).

Over the last year, with your help & support, we have mangaed to pay off over £23,000, which is amazing, but to keep moving forward we really need to clear some more of the debt.

Here’s 4 ways you can help…

01. Purchase a Patron or Earlybird ticket for The London Intl Ska Festival 2019 Either get you into all 16 world exclusive events at the festival (18-21 April) incl. our world famous Thames cruise and all valve soundclash.

02. Preorder a copy of our upcoming compilation
Rudies All Around vol.1

ft. 18 bands from 13 countires
What’s more there are 5 golden tickets to be found in the CD (only £4.99!) & vinyl copies. Each Golden Ticket gets 2 people entry to the festival!

03. Buy a ticket for one of summer Thames cruises;

– 14.07 2Tone cruise
– 04.08 Trojan Records 50th celebration
– 29.09 Night Boat To Greenwich – a Madness Special

04. Preorder one of our labels upcoming releases
(in addition to Rudies All Around) our Happy People label has these releases lined up;

– Phoenix City All-stars – Clash Version Rockers
“an incendiary dub take on The Clash”

– Pama Intl meets Manasseh – Trojan Sessions In Dub
Dub version of PI’s 2006 Trojan Records album

– Pama International – Altruistic Soul Sound of…
Next studio album -Out Jan’19 –
preorder now and recieve for Christmas

While you’re there check out all our other releases and merch!

More fund raising ideas coming v soon!

Thank you for your continued support. It truly is appreciated.

The first 3 bands announced for The London Intl Ska Festival 2019

We are delighted to announce the first 3 bands to be added to The London Intl Ska Festival 2019 are;

Le Birrette from Italy

The magnificent all-female 10 piece band have a beautiful feel for the traditional ska and rocksteady sounds. Sublime harmonies coupled with true style and hot original material is a world beating combination.

The Indecision from Leeds, UK
With David Rodigan placing the band in his illustrious BBC list of the ‘Best of British Reggae’, and airplay in from BBC1Xtra and BBC6Music the future looks bright for Leeds’ superb ska & rocksteady specialists.

King Zepha from Leeds, UK

Proving Leeds truly is a hot bed for JA influenced sounds right now, King Zepha come with a superb take on Blue Beat styled Jamaican ska & boogie.

With bands like these the future of ska is looking great. What’s more they all have brilliant new albums in the pipeline. If they’re new to you check them out and let us know what you think!

The are under 20 LISF2019 earlybird wristband tickets left. They get you entrance to all 16 events of the festival which runs over Easter (18-21 April’19). They also save over £30 per person.

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