The London International Ska Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 5TH APRIL 2015

ADDRESS
, 5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 7PG
 
 
Dates:
 until 
 
OPENING TIMES
Various
 
PRICES
£141 (four day ticket), £10-£35 (individual events)
 
SITE
 

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The London International Ska FestivalLee Scratch Perry plays at the Jazz Cafe on the opening night of The London International Ska Festival, getting the festival off to a strong start. Originally launched in 1988, this four-day festival returns to the capital over the Easter weekend (2nd to 5th April 2015) and invites 50 acts to perform at the Jazz Cafe, The Forum, The Forge and the Dixie Queen cruiser in celebration of all things Ska. Confirmed acts for the 2015 festival include Sir Horace Uptown Ska Collective (from The Specials), Rhoda Dakar from The Bodysnatchers, Everett Morton from The Beat's new band Beat Goes Bang, and DJ Don Letts who is credited with bringing dub and reggae to the London punk Mecca, The Roxy, in the 1970s.

 

About Jazz Cafe

The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The live acts at the Jazz Cafe come from every genre influenced by jazz, and it's one of the best places in London to hear classic soul, old skool hip-hop and reggae and laid-back breakbeats. More about Jazz Cafe

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
16 minutes walk
 
Euro Car Parks
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    The FarmThe FarmThe indie band from Liverpool performs an acoustic set.2015-07-30T19:00:00+01002015-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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    The FlirtationsThe FlirtationsAmerican classic 60s girl group perform with the original line-up. With support from Diane Shaw.2015-07-31T19:00:00+01002015-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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    I Love The 80s Vs I Love The 90sI Love The 80s Vs I Love The 90sResidents and guests supply 80s and 90s pop, hip hop, dance, Britpop and rock.2015-08-01T22:30:00+01002015-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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    Jocelyn BrownJocelyn BrownThe accomplished vocalist performs soul and R&B with support from Vanquish.2015-08-03T19:00:00+01002015-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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    N'faly Kouyate (Afro Celt Sound System)N'faly Kouyate (Afro Celt Sound System)Afro-tech and jazz funk from the kora-playing musician and performer. With support from Johnny Kalsi and DJ Wala.2015-08-05T19:00:00+01002015-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
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