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Skabour Festival line-up revealed

The line-up can now be revealed for Folkestone's Skabour Festival including THE ENGLISH BEAT and RHODA DAKER.

The ska and reggae festival takes place on 16-18 September in and around the Grand Burstin Hotel.


THE SKINTS line up UK tour dates

London reggae band THE SKINTS have lined up some UK shows and festival appearances for the year ahead.

Upcoming dates now include:


THE SKINTS added to Nozstock 2016

Top ska and reggae band THE SKINTS is one of the latest additions to the Nozstock festival in Herefordshire.

The group joins an already bulging reggae line-up including GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB, DUB PHIZIX, STRATEGY, SOLO BANTON, SHANTY, BUSTER SHUFFLE, CHANNEL ONE and more.


THE SKINTS to headline Thames Cruise

London reggae band THE SKINTS will headline a Thames Cruise show as part of the London International Ska Festival 2016.

This intimate and unique show on 26 March 2016 will also feature the legendary DJ DON LETTS and support to be announced soon.

Adult tickets are priced at £25 in advance.


Kaya Festival line-up comes together

The 2015 Kaya Festival is heating up with big reggae acts such as MYKAL ROSE set to perform.

The festival takes place on 7-9 August at the Margam Country Park in Port Talbot. Tickets with camping are priced at £120.

Kaya Festival offers an assortment of African, Caribbean and world musical flavours.


THE SKINTS added to Godiva Festival

East London reggae band THE SKINTS is among the latest additions to this year’s Godiva Festival in Coventry.

The festival will also feature DREADZONE alongside previously announced acts like THE BEAT and THE KUBRICKS.

Godiva Festival takes place on 3-5 July in the War Memorial Park, Coventry, and tickets are free.


More reggae acts revealed for Glastonbury

More than 200 acts can now be revealed for the Silver Hayes dance area of Glastonbury Festival, including reggae acts like THE SKINTS and MUNGO'S HI FI.

Top new additions also include BUNJI GARLIN, JUS NOW, DON LETTS, ROBBO RANX, RONI SIZE REPRAZENT, SHY FX and SKEPTA, among many others.



London reggae singer HOLLIE COOK will team up with THE SKINTS on their upcoming European tour in March and April.

The tour includes the following UK shows:


THE SKINTS reveal 2015 headline tour

London reggae band THE SKINTS have announced their next UK headline tour in April 2015.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on 22 December.

Following a co-headline tour with ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES earlier this month, the band will headline top venues like the Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London.

The tour includes the following dates:


THE SKINTS to co-headline UK Jägermeister tour

East London-based reggae band THE SKINTS will co-headline the fourth Jägermeister Music UK tour with US punk rockers ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES.

Reggae/dub four-piece THE SKINTS bring an infectious fusion of Jamaican styles to the fore with their pop hooks, grimey raps, filthy basslines and punk rock ethic.


Top acts set to perform at Bristol’s TOKYO DUB

Bristol is getting ready for the next instalment of TOKYO DUB in September, featuring GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB, THE SKINTS and MAD PROFESSOR.

The day-long festival takes place on 27 September at Eastville Park in Bristol with tickets priced at £30 in advance.


THE SKINTS added to Slam Dunk Festival

London ska and reggae band THE SKINTS will be returning as a last minute addition to the Slam Dunk Festival which takes place on the Bank Holiday weekend later this month.

The group will join ska punk bands LESS THAN JAKE, CAPDOWN and CHAS PALMER-WILLIAMS from LIGHTYEAR, among many others.

The festival takes place across the following venues:


THE SKINTS & GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB added to Farr Festival

GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB and THE SKINTS lead the first acts confirmed for Farr Festival which takes place this summer in Hertfordshire.

The festival takes place in the deserted Bygrave Wood in Newnham from 18-20 July with ‘super early bird’ tickets priced at £85 for weekend camping.


New additions to House Of Fun Weekender line-up

A number of new additions to the House Of Fun Weekender 2013 can now be revealed including LITTLE ROY, GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB, DENNIS ALCAPONE and the LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA, among many others.


THE SKINTS added to LeeFest line-up

UK reggae band THE SKINTS will close the main stage at South London’s LeeFest next month.

The band will join rising Leicester ska band BY THE RIVERS along with headliners NOISETTES and DELPHIC.

LeeFest is held on a small working farm, Highams Hill Farm, just on the outskirts of Bromley and Croydon in Kent.