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VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVII - JUNE 14 - 18, 2017!

VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVII - JUNE 14 - 18, 2017!


Wednesday June 14th
VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVIII KICK OFF (FREE SHOW)
Jah9 and The Dub Treatment , Mistica, Dope Soda, Out of Control Army
@ Ship Point (Inner Harbour)

SKAMPIDA, SWEETLEAF & PARTY ON HIGH STREET at VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FEST XVIII
Skampida, Sweet Leaf, The Party on High Street
@ Distrikt

Thursday June 15th
BOOKER T. JONES with KEITH & TEX and The New Groovement at VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FEST XVIII
Booker T. Jones, Keith and Tex, The New Groovement
@ Ship Point (Inner Harbour)

Westcoast Reunion at VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVIII
The Boom Booms, Caleb Hart & the Royal Youths , Boomshack

Friday June 16th
TARRUS RILEY with Shauit & Batuque Axe ft. Miguelito Valdes at VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVIII
TARRUS RILEY, DEAN FRASER, THE BLAK SOIL BAND, Shauit, Batuque Axe! , Miguelito Valdes, Tank Gyal
@ Ship Point (Inner Harbour)

Rocksteady Collective Multimedia Musical Showcase at VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVIII
Railtown Sound System, Everybody Left, Ostwelve
@ Odd Fellows Hall

ENTANGADOS FROM CORDOBA, ARGENTINA RETURNS TO VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FEST XVIII
Entangados, No Liars, The Om Sound
@ Lucky Bar

Saturday June 17th
Rocksteady Collective Multimedia Musical Showcase - Day 2
DOWN NORTH, Dockside, Amethyst Dance Troupe, Benny the Jett
@ Odd Fellows Hall
7:30pm
$15 + advance
LA BANDA SKALAVERA MAKES THEIR CANADIAN DEBUT AT VICTORIA'S 18TH ANNUAL SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL!
La Banda Skalavera, Los Furios
@ Victoria Event Centre

Sunday June 18th
Victoria Ska & Reggae Fest XVIII closing show. ROOTS ROUNDUP'S FESTIVAL DEBUT!
Roots Roundup, Rusty Zinn, Cheko & The Lion Rockers
@ Ship Point (Inner Harbour)
2pm - 9pm
Free

Ship Point Inner Harbour will include full beverage service, food concessions, a kids corner and a space to show visual arts through our Rocksteady Collective. There will also be V.I.P Section that will offer side stage viewing as well as its own bar service, bathroom and lounge areas.

Other festival shows will be held at various cabarets and community halls throughout Downtown Victoria following most Ship Point performances.

There will also be a separate arts exhibition through our Rocksteady Collecive Multimedia Arts Program and free festival workshops prior to some of the evening performances.

Line up and other festival related details will be announced in the coming weeks and months.

To save cash purchase early bird Full Fest & V.I.P passes through our web site www.skafest.ca or in person at Lyle's Place in Victoria. More ticketing outlets will be added as the promotion continues.

Don't forget to spread the word and tell your friends all over! We have a lot of people that have purchased tickets from out of town already!

VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FEST XVII
IS HERE TO KICK OFF THE SUMMER!
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages! The Victoria Ska Society proudly brings to you the LINE UP FOR VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVII! The buzz is already strong and you may have already seen some of the information about this year's lineup flying around these interwebs, but we wanted to make sure to get the excitement to you directly!

Once again we’ve worked tirelessly to bring our Ska & Reggae Massive a diverse, exciting lineup that spans both the globe and all of the musical genres that hang from our sonic family tree. No matter what you’re looking for, if it’s under the umbrella of world-class musicianship and sunny vibes, we got you covered.

Below is the full enchilada: All the artists, when and where they’re playing, schedule, Full Festival and single ticket info for all events. We’ve gathered everything you need to plan your Ska & Reggae Festival experience together in one handy place. We can't wait to see you all out on the dancefloor!

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All Ages Show
Advance Tickets Available


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