Tag: jamaica

London International Ska Festival

Video: This Is Ska documentary (1964)

Love original ska? Well, we recommend you take around 40 minutes out of your busy lift and check out the complete This Is Ska documentary, which is on YouTube right now. It is well worth the time and effort.

London International Ska Festival

If you're in the mood for some vintage Jamaican sounds, the London International Ska Festival could be for you. Taking place at The Clapham Grand Theatre, St.Johns Hill, Clapham Junction in London, the dates are 21st-24th April 2011, with a mix of big-name DJs and of course, plenty of live […]

The Skatalites live in London

Once described by Rolling Stone magazine as 'Jamaica's answer to the Motown house band and Booker T. and the MG's combined', The Skatalites are playing live in London for one night only – Wednesday 24th November. It's the band's first London date for two years, this time with a line-up […]

Everybody Ska night in Manchester

If ska is your thing and you happen to be in the north west, you might want to check out Everybody Ska, which takes place on Saturday 18th September 2010. Described as 'a club night of original reggae, rocksteady, ska, early roots and Two Tone', the selectors are Me Mass […]