Sat. March 2nd 2013 @ Korean Community Centre/Hall Vancouver BC (All Ages)
9pm - 1:30am doors at 8pm
Moved, note new venue $22.50 early bird/$25-$27.50 regular adv.
Early bird tickets on sale now on ticketweb.ca, Highlife Records, Beatstreet Records, Redcat and Zulu Records in Vancouver.
The Slackers - Brooklyn's ska/reggae kings return to Vancouver to do an all ages show (with licensed beverage garden) at the Hungarian Hall. This will be the first all ages show since their epic appearance at The Rickshaw Theatre in 2009. The Slackers have become a ska/reggae institution throughout the world and in the 13 years that they've been coming to Vancouver, the ska/reggae massive always is happy to greet them with open arms. No matter what age you are you can come and enjoy this long-awaited all ages extravaganza.
Joining them will be Vancouver's Heads Hang Heavy that play a mixture of reggae, hip hop, funk, rock and ska!
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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
Heads Hang Heavy (Reggae-Rock)
Brought together by a love for all things that make people move, HEADS HANG HEAVY is a collective of diverse musicians who share the common goal of making dance floors sweat. Combining the roots of Reggae, the meatiness of the Blues, and a splash of Ska - HHH complete their west coast blend with original music and tasty vocals that stir your though... more info
Ivy League Brawlers (Ska/Power-pop/Jazz/Reggae/Rock)
The Ivy League Brawlers are an 8-piece ska/rock/power-pop Vancouver band that sport both a solid rhythm and a dazzling horn section. Boasting a solid rhythm section and a full 4 piece horn section, The Ivy League Brawlers merely getting on the stage makes people pay attention to them! They cite equal influences coming across genres and from groups ... more info