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VICTORIA'S 11TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL REGGAE EXTRAVAGANZA: KATCHAFIRE, Shane Philip Tree , Mindil Beach @ Ship Point (Inner Harbour) Jul 8 2010 - Jul 24th @ Ship Point (Inner Harbour)

Event Archive - VICTORIA'S 11TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL REGGAE EXTRAVAGANZA: KATCHAFIRE, Shane Philip Tree , Mindil Beach

Thu. July 8th 2010 at Ship Point (Inner Harbour) Victoria BC (All Ages)
5pm - 10pm
$22 adv+
Tickets at: Lyles Place, Area 51, The Reef, Zulu Records, Fascinating Rhythms, Red Cat Records
Tickets on sale now at all outlets in Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Vancouver & on-line at ticketweb.ca

Victoria's 11th Annual Ska Festival Reggae Extravaganza will make history again for Canada's music scene. For the 1st time in Canada New Zealand's KATCHAFIRE will be making their debut performance at the festival. KATCHAFIRE are among the most celebrated reggae bands in New Zealand. The all Maori reggae big band have played at major festivals all around the world and we can't wait to have them come and play outdoors for the festival.

Shane Philip is a multi-talented individual that is the Island's didge specialist. Shane Philip is a crowd favourite all around Western Canada. He blends in with so many different audiences playing with acts such as Rootz Underground from Jamaica to Canadian rock icons such as Colin James. He will be joined by one of Victoria's most talented jazz/folk musicians - Marc Atkinson who is also known for his involvement in his group "Marc Atkinson Trio" To round out the Shane Philip Tree, Joby Baker - known for his masterful production skills will round out the ensemble. This is a first time look at The Shane Philip Tree and we hope you will appreciate being introduced to an ensemble we may be watching and hearing for years to come!

And finally from Victoria/Sunshine Coast - Mindil Beach Markets will join both aforementioned acts on this bill. Mindil Beach Markets have been busy producing a new album that will be released around the time of the festival. Their brand of reggae, rock will be sure to get you pumped for the rest of the show! Be sure to link them on line. I'm sure they would be happy to hear from you!

Food Concession on site courtesy of:
THE NOODLE BOX
The Reef
The Joint Pizza

Enjoy Lighthouse Brewery beer on site in our beverage garden.

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Artists

KATCHAFIRE
Reggae/Ska/Dub from Hamilton New Zealand
Shane Philip Tree
Reggae/Folk/World/Blues from Victoria BC
Mindil Beach
Rock from Victoria BC