Victoria Ska Festival

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Country and Region CanadaBritish Columbia
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Festival Description

Since 1999 the annual festival has become an established music festival bringing a stellar lineup to Victoria each year. The aim of the festival is to “present and nurture ska music” although is also features jazz, reggae, rock, punk, soul, and R&B.; Vancouver Island offers a wonderful music get away.

Festival Dates July 9 - 13, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Mad Caddies
  • Dub FX & Flower Fairy & Cade
  • Tanya Stepehns
  • Katchafire
  • Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
  • The Planet Smashers
  • The Debonaires
  • David Hillyard & Rocksteady 7
  • Jon Middleton
  • Mos Deaf
  • Yasiin Bey


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  • Ska fest gets a nw coat of paint, by Mike Devlin (Times Colonist, June 30, 2011)


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