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GIRAFFE AFTERMATH, BURNT & GROSSBUSTER (following The Aggrolites at Ship Point): Giraffe Aftermath, Burnt, Grossbuster

Thu. July 3rd 2014 10pm - 1:30am doors at 9:30pm The Upstairs Cabaret (No Minors) 10pm - 1:30am doors at 9:30pm
Admission with Full Fest Pass or $35 (Aggrolites ticket + this one) "Aggrolites Double ticket" on
Tickets at: Ticketweb
Giraffe Aftermath and Burnt went out on an epic California tour in the spring of 2013 that included stops on the grounds of Coachella at The Date Shed. Now they're back playing together at Victoria's 15th Anniversary Ska Festival at Upstairs Cabaret following the Aggrolites/Lynval Golding of the Specials show at Ship Point. Giraffe Aftermath have almost finished pressing their brand new album that will be released shortly before this show.

Joining Giraffe Aftermath and Burnt will be Grossbuster who will be sampling and playing reggae, dub and hip hop.

Giraffe Aftermath (Reggae/Dub/Hip Hop)

Giraffe Aftermath is keeping dub reggae and hip-hop alive and well in Van-city! Building on the traditions of reggae and dub music, Vancouver's Giraffe Aftermath use hip-hop rhythms and a psychedelic approach to create a unique blend of lively, danceable music. Formed in 2006 by Steve Hackenbruch and Luke de Villiers, this songwriting/produc... more info

Burnt (Reggae/Ska/Punk/Hip Hop)

California-based reggae-rock group BURNT came together in 2002, initially based around Coachella Valley, relocating to San Diego in 2005, and eventually settling in San Francisco. The group's sound combined reggae, dub, ska, soul, hip-hop, punk, and acoustic rock, and featured environmentally and politically conscious lyrics, as well as songs about... more info

Grossbuster (Instrumental Beats)

After years of performing with touring bands, a solo project involving a midi controller and chopped up samples resulted in Grossbuster. He quickly joined the internet based beat collective Pragmatic Theory (UK) and played his first show in May 2013. In less than a year, Grossbuster has opened for Redman, Bun B, Jpod, Freestylers, Sweatshop Union, ... more info
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