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Event Archive - Road To Skafest 2005: One Drop, Kiltlifters, Los Furios

Sat. March 19th 2005 Capital Ballroom Victoria BC (No Minors)
9pm - 2am
$10 adv/$12 door
Presented by: Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society, VISA Records
THIS IS GOING TO BE ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS SUGAR HAS EVER HAD:) Not only is the music going to be awesome but the vibe in the bar will be one that everyone wishes they were around. This bill offers music for all musicial tastes from ska to hip hop to reggae to Latin. There's something for everyone.

Find out the hype-ass names the Victoria BC Ska Society is booking at Victoria's 6th Annual Ska Festival (July 13th - 16th/2005). The Victoria BC Ska Society will be announcing these confirmations at this show.

Those of you that are going to this show are strongly advised to buy an advance ticket (or show up at the time of door - 9pm) to ensure admission.

Don't miss your chance to see the Island's finest bands (not to mention one of Vancouver's best bands)all on the same bill.

Tickets available at: Lyles PLace, Ditch Records, and A&B Sound


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One Drop (punk reggae)

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One Drop plays reggae, punk, dancehall, dub and ska with an intensity that belies their punk rock roots. If you want to see a professional, polished, flawless performance, One Drop is not what you are looking for. If you want to hear music that is raw, entertaining and unpredictable played by a crew of seriously talented maniacs who are almost as s... more info

Kiltlifters (Van Isle ska/reggae/rock)

If you’ve forgotten how to party then take a crash course from these Nanaimo-based musical dervishes, who deliver a wacky version of west coast ska that has been accessorized with hilarious vocals, a four-man horn line, and a mandate to get the whole crowd going crazy. The band consists of drummer Brodie Ketelsen, vocalist/saxman Matthew Carter, ... more info

Los Furios (Ska)

LOS FURIOS - Los Furios is a high-energy Ska/Reggae/Indie band that is quickly rising to international notoriety. Since 2002 they have been committed to entertaining their live audiences with a mash up of music. Los Furios performs an intense mix of reggae and punk infused ska originals (complete with a horn section) sure to get you out on the dan... more info