We’re back!

Following a 2 year hiatus The London International Ska Festival returns for it’s 34th anniversary year on 28th-31st July 2022.

Once again we’re be celebrating all things ska and it’s glorious evolution through rocksteady, reggae, dub, 2 Tone and beyond, with a world class line up that features legendary Jamaican artists including; the Queen of reggae – Marcia Griffiths, Big Youth, The Pioneers, Dennis Alcapone, Dave Barker and Freddie Notes, reggae super-star Christopher Ellis doing a very special show that pays tribute to hid father – Alton Ellis, two of the hottest acts out of USA right now – The Loving Paupers and The Bandulus (both who featured on Don Letts and Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show ‘best of 2021’ playlists on BBC 6 music), daughter of Dennis Brown – Marla Brown and a wealth of sensational new talent from around the world.

Plus sound systems – Phil Bush’s Sounds & Pressure lo-fi valve sound and The Mighty Ruler sound systems, plus an unbeatable DJ line up including;  Jerry Dammers (The Specials/2 Tone founder), Oxman (Dub Vendor/Soho radio), Tiny T (Mighty Cloudburst), The Great Wassie One, an all female line up paying tribute to Sonia Pottinger;  Grace of Spades, Texas Ranger and Naoko The Rock, and many more!

All hosted at the gorgeous EartH venue in Hackney, London, and our world famous Thames cruise on the Dixie Queen paddle steamer (ft. The Pioneers, Jerry Dammers and The Bandulus!)

Wristband (gets you entry to all 4 days) and day tickets are available now at www.buytickets.at/hotshotscorcher

Come join us!

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2022 SKA FESTIVAL LINE UP
28th - 31st July 2022

LIVE ACTS:

MARCIA GRIFFTHS
BIG YOUTH
THE PIONEERS
DENNIS ALCAPONE
FREDDIE NOTES
DAVE BARKER
CHRISTOPHER ELLIS' tribute to
Alton Ellis
RANKING ANN
THE CO-OPERATORS ft.
- JOE YORKE
- KITMA &
- PERKIE
THE BANDULUS (USA)
THE LOVING PAUPERS (USA)
MARLA BROWN
ALEIGHCIA SCOTT
ZEN BASEBALLBAT
SUBSETTERS
More to be announced

Sound Systems:

SOUNDS & PRESSURE LO-FI valve sound ft.
- PHIL BUSH
- TINY T (Mighty Cloudburst) &
- BRIAN KELSON (Scorcher)

THE MIGHTY RULER SOUND SYSTEM ft.
- PAPA ELI (Wreck It Up)
- MARK PROFESSOR
- JAY SOUNDZ
- PAPA SIMON
- DES VAN MAN
- MUZIK LOVER
- LIKKLE ANDY

DJs:

JERRY DAMMERS
OXMAN
WASSIE ONE
DAVE MACK
GRACE OF SPADES (USA)
TEXAS RANGER
NAOKO THE ROCK
TIME TUNNEL ft.
- LIAM CURTIN
- SEAN BRIGHT
- GERRY OWEN &
- NANKER P
FUNKDUB ft.
- GENTLEMAN KUSH &
- 3DJ
GIO ONE STOP
PADDY M (Pressure Drop)
MISS GEMINI (USA)
PAUL DIXON (Son of a Gun)
HEIDI ELLIS

And more to be announced
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