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Event Archive - Aggrolites Return to Victoria!: THE AGGROLITES, One Drop, Los Furios

Fri. August 31st 2007 Capital Ballroom Victoria BC (No Minors)
9:30pm - 2am doors at 9pm
$14 adv
Tickets at: Lyles Place, Backstage Pass, TICKETWEB.COM
The Aggrolites have grown to be one of North America's premier reggae/soul/ska bands! It was only yesterday (2003) that Victoria BC Ska Society first hosted them at Victoria's 4th Annual Ska Festival before they signed to California's celebrated Hellcat Records. They were here again last summer opening for Junior Reid and have coined our Island "God's Country" Playing with bands such as Prince Buster, Desmond Dekker, Hepcat, Chris Murray Combo (which they have comprised), Rancid, Maddness and many more the Aggrolites have become respected in the reggae scenes worldwide. Their recent work with Tim Armstrong of Rancid has garnered them even more attention and now the band is becoming more known in Los Angeles and other surrounding cities in California especially gaining regular radio play and sold out shows. CHECK OUT TIM ARMSTRONG (of Rancid) with THE AGGROLITES

The Aggrolites will be joined by Victoria's reggae/punks One Drop that enjoyed a sold out Ska Festival performance at Ukrainian Cultural Centre a few weeks ago + Vancouver's Los Furios one of Western Canada's most revered ska bands. Tickets are a very reasonable $14.00 advance available at Lyle's Place & Backstage Pass. Tickets are also available through TICKETWEB.COM


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One Drop (punk reggae)

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Los Furios (Ska)

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