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Top ska acts line up for new London night

The London International Ska Festival will shortly launch its weekly Sunday Service session in the capital.

The launch night takes place on 14 June at the Bayou Soul restaurant and basement club in Camden Town with DON LETTS & friends.

The Bayou Soul is an all-day Creole bar and kitchen which celebrates the best in Southern American food, drink and music.

The line-up of events so far includes:


London Intl Ska Festival launches club night

The London International Ska Festival is launching a new club called 'The London Intl Ska Festival Sunday Service'.

The club night takes place every Sunday from 20 June at a Creole restaurant and basement club called the Bayou Soul in Camden.

A special invite-only launch night is set to take place on 14 June from 4pm upstairs and 7pm downstairs through to midnight, featuring DON LETTS and friends.


Next ROOTIKAL night line-up revealed

The next ROOTIKAL session featuring ABA SHANTI I, VIBRONICS, GLADDY WAX and EARL GATESHEAD is set to take place in London this May.

The event is on 8 May across two rooms at Corsica Studios, Elephant & Castle, with tickets priced at £6 in advance.


Tighten Up Club Classics Vol 1 session for London ska fest

The London International Ska Festival 2015 will feature a 'Tighten Up Club Classics Vol 1' session starring GLADDY WAX, RAS DIGBY, EDDIE REGAL alongside hosts CHAMPIAN, TIM DANCECRASHER and MISTAH BROWN.

In tribute to the now legendary Trojan compilation series, the handpicked roster of the UK's finest selectors will spin their own fantasy Tighten Up playlists on original vintage vinyl.


Full details revealed for London Intl Ska Festival launch at the V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum will next week host the launch event of the London International Ska Festival 2013.

The free event, ‘The Legacy of the Blues Dance and The Birth of UK Sound System Culture’, takes place in the Grand Entrance of the V&A on 22 March from 6:30pm until 9:30pm.