Event Archive - VICTORIA'S 7TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL ---> Reggae/Dancehall Legend: Barrington Levy & Detour Posse, The Next Best Thing
Thu. July 13th 2006 6:00pm - 10:00pm @ Centennial Square (All Ages) 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Victoria BC Ska society is EXTREMELY proud to present, in his only appearance in Western Canada, straight from Jamacia the living legend himself BARRINGTON LEVY! Following the show there will be an afterparty with musicians from the festival jamming at the Visual FXTC Studio (Johnson St) for $5 with your Barrington Levy ticket stub.
Barrington Levy & Detour Posse (Dancehall/Reggae)
Called Reggae's "Mellow Canary" by virtue of his strong, pure vocal style, he's renowned as the first singer of the dancehall era, inspiring many imitators en-route. Barrington was born in West Kingston, but spent much of his youth in Clarendon, where he developed his signature reff by experimenting with different vocalizations and bouncing sounds... more info
The Next Best Thing (Dub Reggae Rockers)
Over the past 6 years since The Next Best Thing’s inception they have played well over 500 shows, entertaining audiences and developing a loyal following wherever they have showcased their talents. The bands dynamic evolution has managed to keep fans excited and loyal. Over the past three years, The Next Best Thing has numerously played with nota... more info
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