Fri. October 24th 2014 @ The Queens Nanaimo BC (All Ages)
10pm doors at 9pm
Last year The Slackers played their first ever concert at The Queen's - Nanaimo and there was a line-up all the way down the street past the A&W near the venue. If you want tickets to this show get on top of it early and book your time off.
The Slackers will be joined by New Jersey's Sammy K & the Fast Four & Nanaimo's favourite ska party band Dope Soda.
Advance tickets $19.50 advance available now at The Queen's, Fascinating Rhythm and ticketweb.ca
Thanks to Thirsty Camel Cafe near to the venue for sponsoring the show!
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