Event Archive - KOBO TOWN & BANANAFISH DANCE ORCHESTRA (following SHAGGY/LOS RASTRILLOS at Ship Point): Kobo Town, Bananafish Dance Orchestra
Sat. July 5th 2014 @ Victoria Event Centre Victoria BC (All Ages)
10pm - 1am doors at 9:30pm
Admission with Full Fest Pass OR Shaggy ticket + this one = $52.50+ "Shaggy Double ticket" (ALL AGES w/Beverage Garden)
Welcome to the final presentation of Victoria's 15th Anniversary Ska Festival at Victoria Event Centre following Shaggy, Los Rastrillos at Ship Point.
Kobo Town has grown to become favourites of lovers of calypso, reggae, ska and other worldbeat forms. They will be teaming up with Bananafish Dance Orchestra to present a program full of calypso, reggae, ska, funk, hip hop and more.
All Ages w/Beverage Garden. Tickets only available through purchase of Full Festival Passes or "Shaggy Double tickets" on ticketweb.ca.
***If you are not 19yrs of age and you want to attend this show you must purchase a "Double Shaggy ticket"
Full Fest passes (19yrs+) are available at Lyle's Place, Tourist Info Centre, paypal and ticketweb.ca
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Kobo Town, founded in 2004, blends Canadian and Caribbean cultures through the contemporary reimagining of calypso music. Founder, Drew Gonsalves, grew up in Trinidad and moved to Ottawa when he was 13 with his Québécois mother. Caught between two worlds, Gonsalves turned to music and poetry, eventually creating Kobo Town with fellow Trini expats... more info
Bananafish Dance Orchestra (Latin/jazz/Funk/Reggae/Ska)
Bananafish Dance Orchestra is a 7-piece powerhouse groove sensation. All members of the band are enrolled or have already graduated from Nanaimo’s VIU with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. They will be playing some of their favourite material from influences such as Lettuce, The Cat Empire, Sergeant Garcia and more. Niall Harvey lead vocals/p... more info