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Event Archive - VICTORIA'S 12TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL FREE FOR ALL KICK OFF CONCERT - JON AND ROY JUST ANNOUNCED AS MYSTERY BAND!: Jon and Roy, Brave New Waves, Giraffe Aftermath, The Novamatics

Tue. July 5th 2011 - Tue. July 5th 2011 Ship Point (Inner Harbour) (All Ages)
5pm - 10pm doors at 4:30pm
Free
Kicking off the 12th Annual Victoria Ska Festival, this will be the first of 3 FREE outdoor shows proudly presented by the Victoria BC Ska Society.

It will be All Ages, with a Beverage Garden for those with ID. There will also be food vendors on site.

Come out and enjoy the FREE entertainment, and get to see who the surprise mystery band is!

Victoria's own JON AND ROY are playing on this show that were previously our mystery band! They'll be playing with Victoria's favourite island style reggae band Braves New Waves , along with hip hop/reggae/surf masters Giraffe Aftermath from Vancouver, and Victoria reggae/ska wonders The Novamatics.

DJ Anger will be spinning in between sets



Keep updated by keeping your eye on this web site and

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Victoria-BC-Ska-Society-and-the-Victoria-Ska-Fest/10774156404

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