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Event Archive - THE SLACKERS' 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT: The Slackers, Georgetown Orbits

Wed. September 7th 2011 Distrikt Victoria BC (No Minors)
9:45pm - 1:30am doors at 9pm
$22 members $23.50+ reg/adv.
Tickets at: Lyles Place, Fascinating Rhythms, Ditch Records & Cds, Ticketweb, The Reef
Tickets selling fast at Lyle's, Ditch, Strathcona Hotel, The Reef, Fascinating Rhythms (Nanaimo) &

The Slackers are Brooklyn, New York's ska/reggae kings. The band has been tearing around the world for the past 20 years building faithful audiences in the process. The Slackers have been guests of Victoria and Vancouver numerous times and have also appeared on Victoria's Annual Ska Festival at least twice in the festival's history. With numerous albums behind them (presently signed to Hellcat Records) and more to come the band only has a bright past to look back on and a bright future to look forward to.

Guests Georgetown Orbits may not have 20 years behind them but they've been around for about half that much time which still gives them a rich history. Georgetown Orbits have also appeared on the Victoria Ska Festival with The Slackers.


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The Slackers

Reigning from Brooklyn NY, The Slackers have been playing their trademark brand ska and rocksteady music since the early ’90s. With a vast collection of albums, The Slackers show no sign of slowing down. They have played over 2000 concerts in 32 different countries. Bandleader Vic Ruggiero calls The Slackers’ sound “jamaican rock n’ roll... more info

Georgetown Orbits (Ska/Reggae/Rocksteady)

The Story of The Orbits The Georgetown Orbits boast a heavy regimen of traditional Ska and upbeat Reggae. They have garnered much attention throughout the west coast as one of the few bands to pay tribute to the sounds of Jamaican Ska, a style which has gained notable popularity in Seattle since the band’s conception in late 2004. The grou... more info