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Event Archive - a SKA-A-THON !: Skaboom!, Los Furios, The Easy Brothers, Speed Shaker, Fuzzcat, The Karmacanix, Rude City Riot

Fri. March 28th 2008 The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)
9 pm - 2 am
$10 advance $15 at door
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Scratch Records, Red Cat Records, Dandelion Records & Emporium, Biltmore Box Office
Presented by: SKASPOT Live Network
Dress up, have fun and dance to 7 of the best live ska bands in Vancouver. Vintage & contemporary ska videos shown between sets, ska merchandise available, ska dance contest. Come early - This show will sell out! and ska shows are a great first date - something to think about.....

Ticket discount for MUSIC BC, BC SKA and


Get ready for a night full of dancing and partying when some BC's best ska bands come together in Vancouver at the Biltmore Cabaret. In addition to the awesome music there will be ska dancing contests, merchandise and vintage ska video viewing. It's all SKA and you'll be all sweaty by the time you're done!

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Proudly presented by Skaspot Live Vancouver and supported by Victoria BC Ska Society, MUSIC BC & BC SKA


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Skaboom! (SKA)

the return of SKABOOM ! Skaboom formed in 1987 to play SKA. SKABOOM! Is a 7 piece SKA band, with a smokin� 3 piece Horn section. Since 1987 the band has played over 500 gigs and done numerous tours. The band took the last couple of years off while various members went all over the world. The new SKABOOM plays both old and ne... more info

Los Furios (Ska)

LOS FURIOS - Los Furios is a high-energy Ska/Reggae/Indie band that is quickly rising to international notoriety. Since 2002 they have been committed to entertaining their live audiences with a mash up of music. Los Furios performs an intense mix of reggae and punk infused ska originals (complete with a horn section) sure to get you out on the dan... more info

The Easy Brothers (SKA PUNK)

The Easy Brothers Since 2006 The Easy Brothers have been moving dance floors to their own Ska Punk sound. So far its been a shot in the head for the A.D.D. generation and well respected by the established (older, but still fun and wiser) listeners. Been quoted as being"a relentless sassy, dirty, and pounding mix of roots punk, ska and reggae" ..... more info

Speed Shaker

SPEED SHAKER - Chris Furry's brand spanking new group made up from ex-members of various Vancouver ska bands and music skool geeks: Christ Child - Guitar/Vocals, Sean - Bass/Vocals, Rich - Drums & Kristy - Saxophone/Vocals. more info

Fuzzcat (Rock, ska, funk, punk)

Fuzzcat is "GO!" Playing funk-rock with elements of ska, reggae, and punk, Fuzzcat explodes dance floors with diverse sets that keep the crowd on an upward trajectory. 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