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Event Archive - Victoria's 6th Annual Ska Festival Party Night at Steamers Pub!: The Makeshift Heroes, The Western Conference, Those Rapskallions, DJ Skip

Thu. July 14th 2005 Steamers Pub Victoria BC (No Minors)
9pm - 2am
$10 - $12 door only
This is Victoria's 6th Annual Ska Festival annual party night at Steamers Pub. Admission will be at the door only. Traditionally this concert sells out in less than 40 minutes so please arrive early to avoid disappointment (especially if you're from out of town)!


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The Makeshift Heroes (Ska/Jazz/Reggae)

The Makeshift Heroes are Toronto's premier ska/jazz/reggae act. Headed by Yvonne Moir this seven-piece ska/jazz/reggae group blends influences from bands such as the New York Ska Jazz Ensemble, The Slackers, Stan Getz and the Skatalites. The vocals of Ben Fox - (lead singer and guitar)are smooth, energetic and melodic while conveying that fun in t... more info

The Western Conference (Ska)

The Western Conference will be a treat for Victorians. Darryl Clarke along with other members of Victoria’s Pressure Cooker will be putting together a special festival band to play at Steamers Pub alongside The Makeshift Heroes and Those Rapskallions. Joining The Western Conference will be Jeffie (the bass player from Victoria’s favourite hip ... more info

Those Rapskallions (ska/jazz)

Beware: We Are Those Rapskallions your parents warned you of. Tunes that would make your Grandparents blush. We will captivate your cravings for that bossa/dub/ska that you need. Sounds from some of the best ska names in North America with a few surprises. more info

DJ Skip (Ska/Reggae)

17 years and still spinning ska, dj skip produces and hosts Toronto's only all-ska radio program SKA PARTY on CIUT 89.5FM every week. Proud to return to this year's Vicskafest, dj skip's "skatamosphere" features unusual takes on familiar sounds that will delight any ear and move many feet. Before and between sets, expect to hear a blend of all wave... more info