SKA FEST 2016: Nite 2 - The Beatdown + Danny Rebel + The Abruptors + Sound One + The Sentries
Presented by: Ottawa Ska Syndicate, Voice of the People, House of TARG
Doors: 9pm / Show at 10pm / 19+
Cover: $13 before 10pm $15 after
Ottawa Ska Syndicate, Voice of the People present a skank charged weekend of Ska covering the full spectrum of this hip shakin' genre. NITE #1 features punk influenced Ska & NITE #2 emphasizes traditional aspects. DJs Longshot, Magnificent and Judge Upstroke tie it all together both nites with their incredible collection of Rocksteady and Reggae vinyl 45's.
TRADITIONAL NITE w
THE BEATDOWN (Mtl. Reggae/Ska/Soul)
A one-hundred proof blend of raspy rocksteady, sizzling soul, surf swagger and punkrock pedigree shaken (not stirred) with a double shot of the roughest roots reggae your ears have ever tasted. Pour it into a highball glass over some ice-cold lyrics
DANNY REBEL & the KGB (Mtl. Reggae/Ska/Soul)
Original BOOM! from the bastard sons of Reggae.
THE ABRUPTORS (Buffalo, NY Ska/Reggae/Soul)
Traditional Two Tone Ska from America!
SOUND ONE (To. Rocksteady)
Explosive Vintage Ska! Elements of Calypso, Ska , Rock Steady, Burru drumming, Soul, Afrobeat, and Jazz are all brought together, driven by powerful horn lines.
THE SENTRIES (Ott. Ska)
Ottawa's own Ska/Rocksteady 7, these boys bring a mix of original scorchers and reimaginings of classic Jamaican hits. For fans of The Skatalites, Ken Boothe and The Slackers.