The London International Ska Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 20TH APRIL 2014

ADDRESS
Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 7PG 
 
Dates:
17th April 2014 until 20th April 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Various
 
PRICES
£130 (four day ticket), £12.50-£32.50 (individual events)
 
SITE
 

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The London International Ska FestivalBack for its 26th anniversary, this four-day festival returns to the capital over the Easter weekend (17th to 20th April 2014) and invites 50 acts to perform across multiple London venues in celebration of all things Ska. With a variety of guests, including a number of Jamaican legends, the festival spans across all eras of the music genre. From 60s Jamaica through to the 70s and late 80s revivals, music fans can expect ska in all its guises including the original American rhythm and blues, The Specials 2 Tone era and Madness who were responsible for bringing Ska into the mainstream. Embracing these influences, the line-up boasts the likes of Derrick Morgan, Junior Murvin performing his classic Police & Thieves album, soulful vocalist Ken Parker, and Keith & Tex, the Jamaican duo famed for 1967 hit 'Stop That Train'.

 

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

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Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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Jazz Cafe events

 
Soul NationSoul NationTrevor Nelson spins soul, jazz, funk and R&B from the 1970s to the present.2nd August 2014Friday 5th September 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
Ongoing
Soul Nation
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Soul
DATES  2nd May to 5th September 2014
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
Trevor Nelson spins soul, jazz, funk and R&B from the 1970s to the present.
Finley QuayeFinley QuayeThe Mobo and BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter from Edinburgh performs reggae and jazz fusion. With support from Tanisha Rose.2nd August 2014Saturday 2nd August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
Today Only
Finley Quaye
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Reggae
DATES  Saturday 2nd August 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
The Mobo and BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter from Edinburgh performs reggae and jazz fusion. With support from Tanisha Rose.
I Love The 80s VS I Love The 90s PartyI Love The 80s VS I Love The 90s Party2nd August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
Now On
I Love The 80s VS I Love The 90s Party
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Retro Pop
DATES  2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th Aug 2014 - 10.30pm-3am
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
I Love The 80s Vs I Love the 90sI Love The 80s Vs I Love the 90sGuest DJs play party anthems from the 1980s and 1990s.2nd August 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
Ongoing
I Love The 80s Vs I Love the 90s
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Retro Pop
DATES  19th April to 27th September 2014 - 10.30pm-3am
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
Guest DJs play party anthems from the 1980s and 1990s.
Israel J AllenIsrael J AllenThe London-based singer performs a range of gospel material. With support from VM & New-Ye.3rd August 2014Sunday 3rd August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
On Soon
Israel J Allen
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Sunday 3rd August 2014 - 7pm-10.45pm
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
The London-based singer performs a range of gospel material. With support from VM & New-Ye.
Women Of GospelWomen Of GospelThe four vocalists perform a range of gospel songs.4th August 2014Monday 4th August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
On Soon
Women Of Gospel
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Monday 4th August 2014 - 7pm-11pm
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
The four vocalists perform a range of gospel songs.
Raging FyahRaging FyahThe Jamaican five-piece performs its roots reggae originals. With support from Royal Sounds, Hectorrr & Roots Revival Intl.7th August 2014Thursday 7th August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
On Soon
Raging Fyah
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Reggae
DATES  Thursday 7th August 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
The Jamaican five-piece performs its roots reggae originals. With support from Royal Sounds, Hectorrr & Roots Revival Intl.
Pop Up KitchenPop Up KitchenEnjoy a meal sound-tracked by hip hop and R&B.8th August 2014Friday 8th August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
On Soon
Pop Up Kitchen
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Friday 8th August 2014 - 7pm-3am
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
Enjoy a meal sound-tracked by hip hop and R&B.
Supa Dupa FlySupa Dupa FlyNineties hip hop courtesy of DJs Big Ted and Emily Rawson.8th August 2014Friday 8th August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
On Soon
Supa Dupa Fly
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
DATES  Friday 8th August 2014 - 7pm-3am
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
Nineties hip hop courtesy of DJs Big Ted and Emily Rawson.
The FloacistThe FloacistThe singer-songwriter, Natalie Stewart, who is currently resident in London, performs her soul originals.9th August 2014Saturday 9th August 2014 Where:
Jazz Cafe, 5  Parkway      NW1 7PG
Category: event
On Soon
The Floacist
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATES  Saturday 9th August 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Jazz Cafe 
The singer-songwriter, Natalie Stewart, who is currently resident in London, performs her soul originals.
 

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I Love The 80s Vs I Love the 90s
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

Jazz Cafe

Guest DJs play party anthems from the 1980s and 1990s....More

Finley Quaye
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

Jazz Cafe

The Mobo and BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter from Edinburgh performs reggae and jazz fusion. With support from Tanisha Rose....More

Saturdays at The Underworld
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

Underworld 1 minute walk from Jazz Cafe

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Arnocorps
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

Underworld 1 minute walk from Jazz Cafe

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

Zen Sai 2 minutes walk from Jazz Cafe

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Shake
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd August 2014 

Electric Ballroom 2 minutes walk from Jazz Cafe

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Mugging Chickens
Comedy | Until 3rd August 2014 

Etcetera Theatre 2 minutes walk from Jazz Cafe

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Comedy | Until 3rd August 2014 

Etcetera Theatre 2 minutes walk from Jazz Cafe

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