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On the Road to Ska Fest 2007: Jah Cutta and The Determination Band, Mellow G, Sailors Blood, DJ Intrinsic

Fri. April 20th 2007 10:15pm - 1:30am doors at 9pm Steamers Pub (No Minors) 10:15pm - 1:30am doors at 9pm
$9 advance
Tickets at: Lyles Place, The Reef, TICKETWEB.COM, Jamaican Jerk House
Jah Cutta and the Determination have been around for over 20 years but it's just recently they've decided to start touring again. Jah Cutta resides in Montreal. He has shared the stage with artists such as Peter Tosh, The Wailers, Gregory Issac and Buju Banton. He'll be joined by Mellow G talented singer and chanter. The duo singer/MCs work together like milk & honey.

ARBUTUS TRIO are pumped to play this show fresh from their national tour. Arbutus Trio have been steadily increasing their profile around Victoria & Islands, Vancouver and the rest of BC since the spring of 2006. They recently were support for La Severa Matacera (Bogota, Columbia), Chris Murray (LA) & The Toasters (NYC) on three separate bills.

Their new tracks make solid listening material and give reggae dub lovers something exciting to talk about.

Tickets at Lyle's Place, Jamaican Jerkhouse, The Reef and

Tune into CFUV's Skankster's Paradise 2:30pm - 3:30pm & Pepperpot - Victoria's Hypest Caribbean Radio from 6-7pm to hear music from Jah Cutta and The Determination Band & Arbutus Trio!

Jah Cutta and The Determination Band (Reggae/roots/dancehall)

For the last 20 years, there has been a rumble in the lion's den. Finally, Jah Cutta has decided it's time to roar. Early successes overseas lead to his home release of his first full length album on Union 2112 Records "If It Wasn't Jah". Renowned for his ferocious live performances, Jah Cutta has shared the stage with some of Reggae's greatest ent... more info

Sailors Blood

we used to play reggaedub. we used to be called Arbutus Trio, we changed. we play rock. with a tinge of punk. local grown. not hippies. good beards. more info

DJ Intrinsic (Reggae/funk/afro/minimal/downtempo/ethno)

Intrinsic has been collecting and playing records for over 13 years, and his musical tastes span nearly the whole globe of underground music. He is often found blending funk and reggae break beats, culture reggae, dub, trip hop, ethno, latin, minimal & detroit techno, idm, electro and house. A long time staple in the downtempo scene of Victoria, he... more info
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