Event Archive - REGGAE NIGHT AT THE COBALT: Railtown Sound System, , Blackwood Kings, Kownterpoint
Sun. September 4th 2016 @ The Cobalt (No Minors)
$12 at the door only.
Presented by: Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society
A four-band long-weekend party showcasing reggae and its related genres of ska, dub, punk, and funk.
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Railtown Sound System (9 Piece Dub Reggae Band)
2016 was a landmark year for Railtown with the release of our debut album, consistent gigging throughout the year from clubs in Vancouver and the lower mainland in Squamish, Hope and Roberts Creek where we’ve shared the stage with some of the finest local bands to performing at our first major international festival (Rifflandia) in Victoria. The... more info
Now five years into their lifespan, Blackwood Kings has proven to be one of the more unique bands to pop up in the Victoria BC scene. In spirit and ethos, they’re a punk band, but while contemporaries may lean towards buzz-saw-distorted guitars and shouted vocals, Blackwood Kings favour the reverb-laden upstrokes of ska and dub, producing a polit... more info
Kownterpoint (Multi Genre)
A multi-genre band from Vancouver B.C. who love to play live. Since releasing their Homegrown Sound E.P in August 2016... they have recorded a new album that is coming out soon. Keep an eye on these cats as they love to play a different style show each one. Youll never know what to expect! more info