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The Hypocondriacs added to The London Intl Ska Festival 30th anniversary

We’re delighted to announce the latest band to be added to The London Intl Ska Festival 2018 / 30th anniversary​ are The Hypocondriacs​.

Hailing from Madrid, Spain, the ultra-cool sextet released their debut album aptly titled “60’s Rocksteady & Reggae” on Chicago’s Jump Up Records​ in 2011.

After 4 years with only one cover for a compilation album release a 7″ with O.B.R. Records, from Madrid Spain.

Now in 2017 LA’s Angel City Records​ have snapped the band up and will be releasing their killer “Reggae’68” ep.

Don’t miss The Hypocondriacs making their debut UK show at The London International Ska Festival​ 2018.

They join; Ken Boothe, Derrick Morgan, The Original Aces, African Head Charge, Pama International, Alpheus, Maroon Town, Bombskare, The Uppertones from Italy, Gladdy Wax sound system, Tighten Up crew, our valve soundclash starring Axis Valv-a-tron Sound System. & Phil Bush’s Sounds & Pressure lo-fi, Cara-Jane Murphy, Smiley & The Underclass, Time Tunnel and many more still tba.

1 wristband gets you into all the events. 100+acts. 4 days. There are under 60 wristband tickets left for The London International Ska Festival (29 Mar-1 April’18).
Buy Tickets HERE

Single event tickets are also available.

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We are delighted to announce the 3 latest acts to be added to The London Intl Ska Festival 2018 / 30th anniversary are;

BOMBSKARE
Rediculously infectious, TNT injected live show, 2Tone inspired juggernaut from Edinburgh.
Winners of BBC4’s “UK’s best part time band”

CARA-JANE MURPHY
Brilliant singer from The Defekters and Phoenix City All-stars now brings us her politically fuelled solo show.

SMILEY & THE UNDERCLASS
Another politically motivated band this time from London promoting the superb new Manasseh produced debut album.

The London Intl International Ska Festival 2018 / 30th anniversary hits the capital Easter weekend 29 March – 1 April’18)
Tickets: www.buytickets.at/hotshotscorcher

London Intl Ska Festival 2012 Band competition

We are delighted to announce the winning band of The London Intl Ska Festival 2012 band competition is… from Barcelona… THE KINKY COO COO’S who now have won a place on the 2012 line up.

Congratulations to them and well done to all the other 19 finalists. Huge thanks to everyone for taking the time to vote and to all the 363 bands that entered the competition. The full results were:

No.of Votes/Band
0598 KINKY COO COOS
0566 LOS FURIOS
0553 JAMAICA 69
0498 BIGGER THOMAS
0495 MONKEY BOOTS
0357 AKATZ
0289 MADDIE RUTHLESS
0270 DOWNSETTERS
0166 SEE SPOT
0156 BOMBSKARE
0149 THE OLDIANS
0138 BABYLOVE & THE VANDANGOS
0109 THE SIMMERTONES
0079 FORTHRIGHTS
0078 CAPTAIN ACCIDENT
0073 GREEN ROOM ROCKERS
0069 JERAMIAH FERRARI
0063 THE LIPTONES
0044 THE RIFFS
0039 OFFBEAT OFFENSIVE

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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

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+ many more tba!