Thu. July 9th 2009 @ Element Victoria BC (No Minors)
10pm - 2am doors at 9pm
$13.50 (w/purchase of early Ska Fest show with Los Rastrillos) or $15 adv @ Strathcona Hotel
Tickets on sale now at Strathcona Hotel in Victoria. Double passes for this show and Los Rastrillos, La Severa Matacera and Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra are available through TICKETWEB.CA.
The double ticket gains you entrance to both Los Rastrillos, La Severa Matacera & Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra at Ship Point (Inner Harbour) - ALL AGES + it allows gains you entrance into the Reggae After party at Element Nightclub featuring Jah Cutta & Determination, Subatomic Sound System & an encore La Severa Matacera performance. If you are not 19yrs or older(or you don't have two pieces of government approved ID.) please do not purchase the double ticket. Doors for the first show on the Inner Harbour are at 5pm. Doors for the second show at Element Nightclub with Jah Cutta & Determination, Subatomic Sound System & La Severa Matacera are at 9pm.
Jah Cutta & Determination has been a long-time Canadian reggae icon. Jah Cutta and the Determination Band have shared the stage with some of Reggae's greatest entertainers including Peter Tosh, the Wailers, Gregory Issacs, Beenie Man and Buju Banton. The long awaited new full-length "Whagwan" that was released in March 2007 was a huge success. Having toured Canada twice over since that release Jah Cutta & Determination will be making its first ever appearance on Victoria's Annual Ska Festival. Subatomic Sound System bring a refreshing vibe to Victoria's 10th Anniversary Ska Festival. The Victoria BC Ska Society is proud to support their Blackboard Dub Tour of which many of their North American dates will be feature the legendary Lee "Scratch" Perry. Subatomic Sound System will present some of the latest dub/dub step/dancehall and reggae when they play at Element. They will also have special guest vocalists and MCs. Get ready for a wicked ride into the world of reggae and dub!
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