The Slackers long time friends of Victoria BC Ska Society are returning to Victoria as part of their west coast Canadian tour on Thur. October 23rd at Upstairs Cabaret. They'll be joined by Sammy K and the Fast Four from New Jersey!
Advance tickets $22+ on sale now at Lyle's Place, Ditch Records & ticketweb.ca on sale now on ticketweb.ca
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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
Sammy Kay and the Fast Four (Ska/Rocksteady/Soul)
Sprung from the suburban wasteland of NJ, exported to the concrete jungle of Brooklyn, and now drunk on LA sunshine comes the mess that is Sammy Kay.
After spending his younger days on tour working for Westbound Train, The Slackers, The Skatalites, King Django and many others, Sammy finally threw down the merch bin and picked up a guitar to pou... more info
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Formed in Victoria in 2011, SweetLeaf is Victoria’s hardest-working and hardest-partying ska band. The members of SweetLeaf are seasoned Ska & Reggae Fest veterans, this year marking their third consecutive appearance. The group began after singer-guitarist Chris Jones answered an online ad, with the band then forming in just a few months. Their ... more info