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VICTORIA'S 7TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL Grand Finale Concert!: JUNIOR REID, Reggae Angels, Wada, Andrew Blood, THE AGGROLITES, LA SEVERA MATACERA, Kiltlifters, Dj Salamander

Sat. July 15th 2006 7:30pm - 2am doors at 7pm Victoria Curling Club (All Ages) 7:30pm - 2am doors at 7pm
$25 advance
End your ska festival in an awesome way by coming down to this stacked bill of talent from Canada, Columbia, the US and Jamaica when you see Jamaica's dancehall/roots reggae legends (ex-Black Uhuru lead singer) JUNIOR REID w/ The Reggae Angels, Andrew Blood, Wada, Baja B - Hellcat Recording Artists - THE AGGROLITES, Columbia's all star ska/reggae/funk band LA SEVERA MATACERA, Island's favourites - THE KILTLIFTERS & DJ Salamander for an all night affair of ska, reggae, dancehall, funk, Latin and fun all night long. There will be merchandise sold by all the bands including Stubborn Records rare collections as well as a beer garden (Lighthouse Brewery beer). The show is all ages and it takes place at the Victoria Curling Club just like it has for the past 4 years!

More ticket outlets will be announced shortly. Be sure to get your ticket soon because this show could sellout like it did last year!

JUNIOR REID (dancehall/roots reggae)

To date, Jamaican-born singer Junior Reid, a devout Rastafarian regarded by many as a messenger from Jah, is best known for the hit singles ‘Foreign Mind’, ‘One Blood’, ‘Boom Shak-a-Lak’ and ‘Listen to the Voices’. He also served as the lead singer for the Grammy Award-winning Reggae group Black Uhuru. Born on the 6th of June, De... more info

Reggae Angels (Roorts Reggae)

Currently based in the San Francisco, Calif. East Bay, the Reggae Angels have been touring the last decade in the U.S., Hawaii, Canada and South America. They are well loved and respected. They’ve taken the message to many different places. Top international artists have had the Reggae Angels back them, including Don Carlos, Horace Andy, Michael ... more info

THE AGGROLITES (Reggae/ska/funk/R&B)

There are singers, guitarists and even entire bands who will say that if not for so and so if not for the music and classic albums of this artist or that artistthey wouldnt exist. In the case of the Aggrolites, thats not just hyperbole. If not for the great Jamaica ska singer Derrick Morgan, the Aggrolites would quite honestly not exist. The band w... more info

LA SEVERA MATACERA (Ska/Reggae/Latin/Funk)

The fusion of Ska, Reggae and Funk with a very hard rock feeling brings out the unique touch that La Severa Matacera gives to its music, showing that the roots of this genres are the same so that they match perfectly. A very harmonious brass ensemble joined by a rhythm base made of powerful bass, guitar and drums grooving together contagiously is t... more info

Kiltlifters (Van Isle ska/reggae/rock)

If you’ve forgotten how to party then take a crash course from these Nanaimo-based musical dervishes, who deliver a wacky version of west coast ska that has been accessorized with hilarious vocals, a four-man horn line, and a mandate to get the whole crowd going crazy. The band consists of drummer Brodie Ketelsen, vocalist/saxman Matthew Carter, ... more info


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