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Event Archive - VICTORIA'S 11TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL KICK OFF FREE SHOW!: Easy Big Fella, Skampida, The Valuables

Wed. July 7th 2010 5PM - 10PM doors at 5PM Ship Point (Inner Harbour) (All Ages) 5PM - 10PM doors at 5PM
Free
WELCOME to VICTORIA'S 11TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL! This show has become an annual treat for all Ska Fest fans and unsuspecting tourists alike. The festival is proud to host EASY BIG FELLA from Seattle, Washington back to Victoria after a long hiatus daing back to 2002!

Also live and direct from Bogota, Colombia we are also extremely happy to host SKAMPIDA.

Finally from Vancouver, The Valuables will be making their festival debut!

Food Concessions, Beverage Garden and Merchandise Tents on site courtesy of
Lighthouse Brewery, The Noodle Box, The Reef and more!

Easy Big Fella (Ska, Swing and Reggae)

"Ska for this and the next Millennium. Swing, lounge, ska, rocksteady and reggae are genres that Easy Big Fella have incorporated into their unique blend of music." more info

Skampida (Ska/Reggae/Punk/Rock)

SKAMPIDA was born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1998 as an innovative and diverse fusion of Colombian folkloric rhythms, and urban sounds like ska, punk, klezmer, polka, rockabilly, powercore, hip hop, including gypsy influences and drum n' bass. In 2003, the "Stereoblaster" tour took Skampida to over 20 cities in Colombia. For more than 12 years, t... more info

The Valuables (Soul/Regage)

The classic sounds, the retro tones, and the vintage look of the Valuables are tearing up dance floors all over the Pacific Northwest. Bringing you a blend of reggae and soul, their debut self titled EP is already getting airplay in Vancouver, British Columbia, Los Angeles, California, Montreal, Quebec, Seattle, Washington and London, England. Th... more info
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