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LONDON INTL SKA FESTIVAL full line-up & schedule revealed

The complete line-up and schedule for the London International Ska Festival (LISF) in March can now be revealed.

The 2013 event, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of the festival, takes places on 28-31 March and is stretched over 12 different shows across London.

Fifty acts from around the world will be appearing in iconic London music venues such as the 100 Club, Jazz Café, Dingwalls, the Garage, Islington Metal Works, Dixie Queen paddle steamer, the Dublin Castle and a preview event at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Among the Jamaican legends and 2Tone heroes this year are RICO RODRIGUEZ, JERRY DAMMERS, BB SEATON, OWEN GREY, FREDDIE NOTES, KEN BOOTHE, PAMA INTERNATIONAL, RAZIKA and the PANNONIA ALLSTARS SKA ORCHESTRA.

Get your tickets now from the London International Ska Festival website.

The full line-up includes:

  • 22 Mar - OPENING PARTY (V&A Museum, Kensington) - GLADDY WAX, TIGHTEN UP CREW and STEVE RICE
  • 28 Mar - DAY 1 (Jazz Café, Camden) - RICO RODRIGUEZ, THE SIDEWALK DOCTORS and DJ DAVID KATZ
  • 28 Mar - DAY 1 CLUBNIGHT (Jazz Café, Camden) - JERRY DAMMERS DJ SET
  • 29 Mar - DAY 2 STUDIO ONE THAMES CRUISE (Dixie Queen, Thames) - BB SEATON, OWEN GRAY, VIN GORDON, CHRIS PECKINGS, TRUE IDENTITY and MADDY CARTY
  • 29 Mar - DAY 2 (Garage, Highbury) - BUSTER SHUFFLE, PANNONIA ALLSTARS SKA ORCHESTRA, ED ROME, MR T BONE & THE YOUNG LIONS, BOMBSKARE, RAZIKA and DJ LITTLE DIANE 
  • 29 Mar - DAY 2 CLUBNIGHT (Garage, Islington) - SKYLARKIN SOUND SYSTEM, DJ DEREK, COUNT SKYLARKIN, PAMA INTERNATIONAL, CELLOS COAST TO COAST, DJ CELLO and KRIS TEBBUTT 
  • 30 Mar - DAY 3 (100 Club, Oxford St) - FREDDIE NOTES, INTENSIFIED, THE UPSESSIONS, DJ PHIL BUSH and SOUNDS & PRESSURE
  • 30 Mar - DAY 3 CLUBNIGHT (Metal Works, Islington) - METRO DOWNBEAT, EDDIE REGAL, GLADDY WAX, RAS DIGBY, JUMBO, TIGHTEN UP CREW, CHAMPIAN, MUNGOS HI FI and WRONG TOM
  • 31 Mar - DAY 4 SUNDAY SOCIAL (Dingwalls, Camden) - DAVID HILL and OXMAN
  • 31 Mar - DAY 4 (Dublin Castle, Camden) - CARTOON VIOLENCETHE SPLITTERS and ROBB BLAKE
  • 31 Mar - DAY 4 (Dingwalls, Camden) - KEN BOOTHE100 MEN and POTATO 5 
  • 31 Mar - DAY 4 CLUBNIGHT (Dingwalls, Camden) - RHODA DAKAR and TIME TUNNEL

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