3 DAYS TO GO - To the biggest celebration of Ska ever! <<< www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk >>> THE LONDON INTL SKA FESTIVAL Only 3 days to go until The London Intl Ska Festival kicks off on 21st April 2011 and runs until 24th April 2011. What promises to be the finest celebration of Ska the world has seen features 38 bands and DJs from 11 countries taking part. Tickets have been sold to Brazil, Argentina, Qatar, Australia, Japan, USA, Russia, all over Europe and the UK. Press and radio the world over have been previewing the festival making this a truly International event. Doors open every night at 6pm and close 3am (2am on Sunday). Ken Boothe, Marcia Griffiths, Dave & Ansel Collins, The English Beat starring Dave Wakeling, The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra (ft.Lee & Bedders from Madness), Owen Grey, James Hunter, Dub Pistols, Giuliano Palma & The Bluebeaters, The Trojans, one off reformations from The Loafers and Hotknives, Bim Skala Bim, DJs Clive Chin (Randys), Lynval Golding (The Specials), Gaz Mayall, Mark Lamarr, Rhoda Dakar (The Bodysnatchers/ Special AKA) and many many more. GRAB YOUR TICKETS NOW AT www.londoninternationalskafestival.co.uk Please note tickets bought now will now be allocated for collection on the door ||||||||||||||||| BBC 6 MUSIC CELEBRATE THE LONDON INTL SKA FESTIVAL ALL WEEK All this week BBC6 Music are celebrating The London Intl Ska Festival with 'Ska Week' on the Chris Hawkins radio show. Monday's show has now been broadcast and featured an interview with Dave Barker (voice of the legendary Dave & Ansel Collins). You can listen again to it on the BBC iPlayer for a week here http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b010m162/Chris_Hawkins_Ska_Week_Dave_Barker/ Chris' show runs from 5-7am every morning. For the rest of this coming week listen out for a heap of classic ska & reggae being spun and interviews with Lynval Golding (The Specials) on Tuesday and Wednesday, foundation singer Owen Grey on Thursday and an hour long special in the company of Madness' Lee Thompson on Friday!! Listen all week on DAB, Sky 0120, Freeview 707, Virgin 909 or online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0072l8y ||||||||||||||||| BOB ANDY We are very sad to say Bob Andy will no longer be appearing at the London Intl Ska Festival with Marcia Griffiths. Marcia will still be appearing and headlining Day 4 of the festival. Bob was admitted to hospital, and has undergone surgery. We are pleased to say he is currently doing much better and is out of intensive care, but has not yet left hospital and naturally unable to fly. We hope you will join us in wishing him a very speeding recovering, and look forward to having him at the London Intl Ska Festival 2012. For refunds please contact point of purchase. ||||||||||||||||| GUEST LIST ENQUIRIES For press/radio guest list email email@example.com ||||||||||||||||| TICKETS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE In person from - Dub Vendor, Lavender Hill, Clapham Junction, London SW11 - All Ages Records, 27 Pratt St, Camden Town, London NW1 - Stargreen, Argyll St, (off Oxford St), London W1 - The Barber Lounge, The Arcade, Newbury, Berkshire. Or online at - www.ticketweb.co.uk/user?query=search®ion=xxx&category=misc&search=ska+festival&x=0&y=0 - www.seetickets.com/Search?q=ska+festival&search.x=0&search.y=0&search=Search - http://www.eventim.co.uk/ On the door each night - A limited supply of tickets each night will be available on the door, but we thoroughly recommend buying in advance ||||||||||||||||| Please forward this flier onto anyone you think might be interested / repost on your facebook. This is a 100% DIY event, so any support you can give us would be massively appreciated.