London International Ska Festival
Part of the London International Ska Festival running from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th April 2017
Dance Craze film screening + Rhoda Dakar (The Bodysnatcher/Special AKA)
plus support from Phoenix City All-stars (2 Tone & Dexys set), The Equators (Stiff Records), New Town Kings +more tba
Day 4 of The London Intl Ska Festival see’s 2 Tone’s legendary film starring The Specials, The Selecter, Madness, The Bodysnatchers, The Beat and Bad Manners being screened for the first time in London in a gig environment – no seating downstairs/all dancing (seating available in the balcony). The film captured 2 Tone at the height of its powers and was released to cinema in 1981. This screening is taken from the film cinematographer Joe Dunton’s own 70mm copy. The film will be preceded by live performances by Rhoda Dakar (The Bodysnatcher/Special AKA), Phoenix City All-stars (performing their Dexys Midnight Runners album), The Equators (Stiff Records), New Town Kings and more tba.
Easter Sunday 16th April
Festival tickets can be bought here
* free entry to London Intl Ska Festival 2017 wristband holders