Clapham Grand to host the London International Ska Festival 2011 from 21st-24th April
Hats off to the person who came up with this brilliant idea: while we have had our share of indie urban fests over the past few years, someone has had an epiphany to organise a big extravaganza for all the rude boys and girls worldwide. So, as last year's inaugural instalment proved a success, the London International Ska Festival returns for a second season, which will take place at the Clapham Grand next month, from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th April.
On the menu, the opportunity for novices to realise that there's more to Ska than The Specials and Madness, as the 22 bands and ten international DJs (some coming from as far as Japan) will demonstrate.
Live, performances by the likes of the mighty Ken Boothe on day one, Dave and Ansell Collins on the Friday, The English Beat feat. Dave Wakeling on the Saturday and Bob Andy and Marcia Griffiths on the Sunday, all headlining appearances by Dub Pistols, Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra (led by Madness sax man Lee Thompson - standing-in for The Ska Flames from Japan), Giuliano Palma & The Bluebeaters (Italy), The Caroloregians (Belgium), Skaos (Germany), Napoleon Solo (Denmark), Bim Skala Bim (USA),among many others.
Ska-heads, stop drooling in delight and get your fix presto: £39.50 for day pass, £129.99 for all four days- on sale now.
- Day Tickets
- Four Day Pass
You may be interested in
- Fri 23rd Nov 2018 Dub PistolsO2 Academy Oxford (Oxford)Buy Tickets
- Sat 24th Nov 2018 Dub PistolsConcorde 2 (Brighton)Buy Tickets
- Thu 29th Nov 2018 Dub PistolsThe Booking Hall (Dover)Buy Tickets
- Fri 30th Nov 2018 Dub Pistols1865 (Southampton)Buy Tickets
- Tue 4th Dec 2018 Dub PistolsJazz Cafe (Camden)Buy Tickets
- Fri 7th Dec 2018 Dub PistolsThe Duke of Cumberland (Whitstable)Buy Tickets
- Sat 8th Dec 2018 Dub PistolsThe Hare and Hounds Birmingham (Kings Heath)Buy Tickets
- Sat 15th Dec 2018 Dub PistolsThe Club 85 (Hitchin)Buy Tickets
- Sat 9th Mar 2019 Dub PistolsThe Forum (Tunbridge Wells)Buy Tickets
- Fri 15th Mar 2019 Dub PistolsDreamland (Margate)Buy Tickets
- Sat 16th Mar 2019 Dub PistolsStorey's Field Centre (Cambridge)Buy Tickets
- Sun 17th Mar 2019 Dub PistolsThe Parish (Huddersfield)Buy Tickets