Event Archive - GONDWANA (Chile) MAKES ISLAND DEBUT IN VICTORIA: GONDWANA , Blackwood Kings
Saturday, November 11th Victoria BC Ska Society is excited to bring one of South America's most revered reggae bands - GONDWANA to Upstairs Cabaret.
Formed in 1987, the band maintains an acclaimed trajectory which includes multiplatinum albums and numerous presentations in the most successful and well- known festivals across America (as an example of their massive impact across the continent, the band has performed at Cali Roots Reggae Festival, and Reggae on the River in California, Rock al Parque in Bogotá, Vive Latino in Mexico, Pepsi Music in Buenos Aires, Cosquin Rock in Cordoba, Quito Fest in Ecuador and various appearances in the prestigious Festival de Vina del Mar in Chile).
They'll be joined by Victoria's favourite reggae/dub rockers - Blackwood Kings. Blackwood Kings have grown to become a fixture in the Island's ska and reggae scene and will be representing Canada in this first time Chilean to Canadian connection on the Island.
GONDWANA (Latin Roots Reggae)
Chilean Reggae Group with Multiplatinum Album Sales and 27 years of carreer more info
Now five years into their lifespan, Blackwood Kings has proven to be one of the more unique bands to pop up in the Victoria BC scene. In spirit and ethos, they’re a punk band, but while contemporaries may lean towards buzz-saw-distorted guitars and shouted vocals, Blackwood Kings favour the reverb-laden upstrokes of ska and dub, producing a polit... more info