Skatalites UK tour this December

by Modculture 30 October, 2008

Ska legends The Skatalites are to tour the UK and Ireland this winter.Skatalites

The original Jamaican nine-piece band released 27 albums and countless hit singles, and frequently played on records by Prince Buster, Desmond Dekker, Delroy Wilson, The Wailers, and Lee Perry. The current line-up features Doreen Shaffer, Lloyd Brevett, Lester Sterling, Cedric Brooks, Vin Gordon, Devon James, Ken Stewart, and Kevin Bachelor.

The tour dates are:

London The Albany (5th December)
Cambridge The Junction (7th)
Bath Komedia (8th)
Leeds University (9th)
Edinburgh Liquid Room (11th)
Aberdeen The Lemon Tree (12th)
Glasgow The Arches (13th)
Dublin The Pod (15th)
Belfast The Black Box (16th)
Cork Pavillion (17th)

Contact the individual venues for tickets. The official Skatalites website can be found here.