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Published on March 27th, 2015 | by Joachim

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All About The Ska Festivals 2015

Ska Festivals 2015. This will be updated now and again. So keep coming back.  WORK IN PROGRESS. You want to add a festival? Use this form. Thanks. 

JANUARY

17.01.2015 Ruhrpott Ska Explosion – Dortmund, Germany. Lineup: The Nicks feat. Joe Scholes, Los Placebos, Dutch Ska Express, Boss Capone, 8°6 Crew, Babylove & the Van Dangos, El Bosso & die Ping Pongs, Roy & Yvonne with The Easy Snappers,Buster Shuffle, The Offenders

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24.01.2015 Berlin Ska City Festival – Berlin, Germany. Lineup: The Hotknives, El Bosso & die Ping Pongs, Boss Capone, Talco, Babylove & the Van Dangos, Rude Rich, Distemper

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FEBRUARY

07.02.2015 Los Angeles Skawars 2015 Fest, Los Angeles , USA – Lineup:  Inspector (Mexico), THE TOASTERS, MUSTARD PLUG, RED STORE BUMS, LA RESISTENCIA, CHENCHA BERRINCHES, MATAMOSKA & many more

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07.02.2015 Maximum Ska Festival, Tokyo, Japan, Lineup: Skaff-Links, Rollings, Seven Step, The Kingstompers, The Spymakers

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MARCH

20./21.03.2015 – Dance Ska La, Rennes, France. Lineup: The Trojans, The Talks, Mr Freak Ska, Gemma & the Travellers, Wepys, Train’s Tone

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APRIL

02.-05.04.2015 – London International Ska Festival – London, England. Lineup: LEE SCRATCH PERRY, STEEL PULSE, DERRICK HARRIOTT, GENTLEMANS DUB CLUB, RICO RODRIGUEZ, FREDDIE NOTES, SIR HORACE UPTOWN COLLECTIVE (from The Specials), RHODA DAKAR sings The Bodysnatchers, VIN GORDON & HIS REAL ROCK BAND,BEAT GOES BANG ,feat. Everett Morton (The Beat), DENNIS BOVELL DUB BAND, AJ FRANKLIN (Chosen Few), DREADZONE, ZION TRAIN, BABYLON CIRCUS, BUSTER SHUFFLE, THE TOASTERS (US), TWO TONE CLUB (France), THE TALKS

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24.-25.04.2015 – Querbeat Festival feat. Ska Festival  – Unterwaldhausen, Lineup: El Bosso & Die Ping Pongs, Buster Shuffle, Alpheus & Easy Snappers, Gorgeous George & more

 

24.-25.04.2015 Freedom Sounds Festival, Cologne, Germany. Lineup: Soothsayers (Saturday), Dr. Ring Ding (Saturday), The Dualers (Saturday), Bitty Mc Lean with The Magic Touch (Friday), Alpheus (Saturday), Nine Ton Peanut Smugglers (Saturday), La Bolonchona (Saturday), Buster Shuffle (Friday), Stone Foundation (Friday), Gorgeous George (Friday), Mick Clare and Alan Bray (Friday and Saturday), The Pressure Droppers (Saturday), The Easy Snappers (Saturday), Kapelle #3 (Friday), Banana Peel Slippers (Friday), Roxopolis (Saturday)

Freedom Sounds Festival 2015

MAY

14.05.2015 Ska im Westend, Lineup: Distemper more tba

JUNE

07.06.2015 – Jamming Festival, Bogota, Colombia. Lineup: Shaggy, Cypress Hill, The Skatalites and more

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26./27.06.2015 – This Is Ska Festival, Rosslau, Germany. Lineup: derrick Morgan, Bad Manners, The Beat, Dennis Alcapone with Rude Rich & The Hight Notes, De Ring Ding with the Bartenders, Doreen Shaffer, Mark Foggo, Jaya The Cat, Die Tornados, Skaos, The Valkyrians, Distemper

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JULY

01.07.2015 – Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival – Victoria, Canada. Lineup: Hepcat, Mustard Plug & more tba

 

03.-05.07.2015 – Skagate – Margate, Kent, England, Lineup: Symarip, & The Moon Stompers, Neville Staple (DJ Set), Dennis Alcapone, Dave ‘Double Barrel’ Barker, Winston Reedy, The Pressure Tenants, Paradimes, Toot”N”skamen, Beat Goes Bang

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03.-05.07.2015 – Mighty Sounds Festival – Tabor, Czech Republic, Lineup: Boss Capone, Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra, Jaya the Cat, Eastern Standrad Time, Discoballs, Cockney Rects, Booze And Glory, The Inciters & many more

 

04.07.2015 Riverside Stomp – Mainz, Germany. Lineup: tba

 

23.-25. 07. 2014 – Iboga Summer Festival – Valencia, Spain, Lineup: The Beat, Asian Dub Foundation, Antwerp Gypsy Ska Orchestra & more

24.-26.07.2015 Virginia Ska Fest, Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA, lineup: The 2015 Virginia Ska Fest is a 2 day festival that features The Pietasters, The Slackers, The Toasters, Spring Heeled Jack (USA),Chris Murray, Dan Potthast Eastern Standard Time, Sammy Kay, The Snails, and Murphy’s Kids. Tickets available at 2015vaskafest.eventbrite.com

Virginia Ska Fest 2015

AUGUST

13.-16.08. 2015 – Boomtown Fair Festival Winchester, Hampshire, England.

15.-22.08.2015 Rototom Sunsplash Benicassim, Spain

22.08.2015 – Keep the Fire Burnin’ – Dortmund, Germany, Lineup: Rude Rich & The High Notes, Los Placebos, Schwarz/Rot Atemgold 09, Wotka Trawolta

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SEPTEMBER

18.-20.09.2015 – Folkestone Skabour/ Folkestone, England.

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OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

13.-15.11.2015 Specialized The Big One 4 – Parkdean, England, lineup: Rico Rodriguez, Lynval Golding (The Specials), Strictly Rockers, Hometown Hifi

DECEMBER


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With his Ska band The Braces (1984-1991, 2000-2006) Joachim Uerschels released three albums for Unicorn, Pork Pie and Mad Butcher Records. He lives in Cologne, Germany as a writer and musician. He's currently writing songs for the first album of his Acoustic Ska project Joe Scholes



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  1. Mexico city. TAAPA GROOVE. Banda instrumental reggae jazz ska. 3 producciones discograficas buscamos participar en festivales intetnacionales. Backin begoña. Alterbando. Skatalites. New york ska. The toasters. Tokyo ska. Saludos

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