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THE SLACKERS RETURN TO VANCOUVER AT THE RICKSHAW THEATRE (ALL AGES + BAR)! On the Road to Ska Fest 2010!: The Slackers, The Valuables, Rude City Riot

Thu. March 25th 2010 9:30pm - 2am doors at 8:30pm Rickshaw Theatre (All Ages) 9:30pm - 2am doors at 8:30pm
$25 + advance
Presented by: Victoria BC Ska Society, Rumbletone Productions

Zulu Records, Scratch, Highlife, Redcat, Lyle's Place (Victoria), Ditch Records (Victoria) & TICKETWEB.CA!

Victoria BC Ska Society and Rumbletone are proud to present the only Slackers BC show on Thursday, March 25th @ the Rickshaw Theatre. This will be an ALL AGES with bar so we expect ANY SLACKERS FANS THROUGHOUT BC AND BEYOND to come out for this one.

This appearance for the Slackers celebrates their most recent album release "Lost and Found"

The band says:

Lost & Found is a cd that I culled from our archives going back as far 1998. It includes rarities from back in the day, alternative versions of slacker's classics, and "new" songs that we just finished from basic rhythms that were not completed (it took 5 years for us to finish one of these tracks...that's slackin!)

So yeah, its a fun cd, new and old at the same time. But its all tracks that havent seen the light of day until right now! if you want to hear a blow by blow description of the tunes and hear a new mp3 go to


The Slackers

Reigning from Brooklyn NY, The Slackers have been playing their trademark brand ska and rocksteady music since the early ’90s. With a vast collection of albums, The Slackers show no sign of slowing down. They have played over 2000 concerts in 32 different countries. Bandleader Vic Ruggiero calls The Slackers’ sound “jamaican rock n’ roll... more info

The Valuables (Soul/Regage)

The classic sounds, the retro tones, and the vintage look of the Valuables are tearing up dance floors all over the Pacific Northwest. Bringing you a blend of reggae and soul, their debut self titled EP is already getting airplay in Vancouver, British Columbia, Los Angeles, California, Montreal, Quebec, Seattle, Washington and London, England. Th... more info

Rude City Riot (Power-Ska)

Review of RCR debut LP on Stomp Records "Nuthin But Time". “Ska tends to be typecast, modeled to a great extent on the early 80s Two Tone look and sound from England, which makes Rude City Riot different. Sure, the horn arrangements and rhythms that are ska trademarks are here, but the album starts with a rock and roll urgency that suggests Ru... more info
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