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Event Archive - VICTORIA'S 9TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL KICK OFF CONCERT!: Salon Victoria, Buena Buya, Mama Pulpa

Wed. July 9th 2008 6pm - 9:30pm doors at 5:30pm Ship Point (Inner Harbour) (All Ages) 6pm - 9:30pm doors at 5:30pm
Free
Come out and celebrate the opening of Victoria's 9th Annual Ska Festival with an awesome free concert at beautiful Ship Point (Inner Harbour). Mexico's Salon Victoria (one of Mexico's most celebrated ska bands) will headline the kick off while Victoria's own Buena Buya will get the whole Harbour dancing in a frenzy! To top it off they'll be a sneak preview by Mama Pulpa (who will also be playing at the festival's "Friday Night Ruckus" on July 11th. This concert is all ages with beer gardens and merchandise tents. Keep checking http://www.victoriaskafest.ca for further updates!

Salon Victoria (Ska/Reggae/Rock/Latin)

Formed in 1996 Salon Victoria has continued to be one of Mexico's most celebrated ska bands. This 9-piece outfit continues to play huge shows and festivals all over Mexico. The band's party-style ska includes influences in reggae and rock and Caribbean rhythms. more info

Buena Buya (Latin)

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Open Highway Funk, Ska, Latin, and Deep Sexy Time Music. Looking forward to a new year of goodness. more info

Mama Pulpa (latin ska rock)

MAMA PULPA formed in the summer of 1996. It´s members met at a pizza parlor where a pizza-eating contest was being held, the first prize being an electric guitar. Apparently none of them won, but they´ve been inseparable since. As any band starting out, they began playing in small time venues, slowly developing a faithful following of fans,... more info

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