Victoria Ska Fest Announces 2014 Line Up

Victoria Ska Fest 2014 Line UpVictoria is proud to host North America’s largest and the world’s longest running ska festival this July 2 – 5th, 2014. Victoria BC Canada.

The festival will take place at Victoria’s Inner Harbour at Ship Point,and other fine venues citywide. Now there are FIVE amazing days of Ska, Reggae, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Punk, Dancehall, Latin, Folk and much more!

This years line up features many favorites including Fishbone, The Aggrolites, The Expanders, and Georgetown Orbits.

Another wonderful collection of bands makes us wish we could attend this year. We were last there with The Skatalites.

Visit the official site and stay up on any new announcements.

||| UPDATE ||| FROM THE FESTIVAL:

“The Victoria BC Ska Society is proud to announce Victoria’s 15th Annual Ska festival, featuring Shaggy & Rayvon, Lynval Golding of The Specials, Fishbone, The Aggrolites, Barrington Levy, and many more! The festival takes place from July 1st – 5th in Victoria, BC.

Artists such as Lynval Golding of The Specials, Kobo Town, and Fishbone will be presenting free workshops or other interactive programming to augment their anticipated festival appearances. Details surrounding Ska Fest’s Interactive programming will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ship Point will also host free performances on July 2 & 5, 2014. Some night time events at smaller venues will also offer admission to all ages.

I've been involved in the Los Angeles music scene since at least 1995 going to shows, promoting, spinning records and running labels. Ska and Early Reggae are my passion among other things of course.