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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022

Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022

2022-07-22 2022-07-25
Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

– Cork Ska & Reggae festival partnered with Risings Sons Brewery is back !!! After a 2 year of covid cancellations , we are back to bring you the best Reggae and Ska to fill your boots and get you dancing.

Filling the gap in the cities festival market which has been long overdue for a good foot stomping and jamming summer vibe party. Crane Lane Theatre , Phoenix St and Poor Relation, Parnell Place are the first two venues to host with the plan to add more in the coming years. Crane Lane Theatre will have live music and DJ’s throughout the weekend with late closing each night until 2.30am Friday & Saturday and 2am Sunday. Featured acts include, Zion Train, The Beat Ft Ranking Jnr, Cian Finn,The Service, Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers, Skazz ,Gwada Mike & S.Rise Yes ‘I’ & more. This year the focus will be on the best national  & International bands and DJ’s on offer and a section dedicated to the up and coming in the Ska and Reggae scene , a generation of young musicians and bands in neighbouring countries and further afield. Cork Ska & Reggae festival is reviving a scene that has never grown old and some of the bands are still going strong, live and gigging in 2022 as they did in the Cork Arcadia ballroom back in the late 70’s/80’s such as The Specials, The Beat and many more. Future plans bring exciting times for the Ska and Reggae community. This festival has one united goal to fulfil , Spreading a “One Love” vibe and uniting people though the power of music and dance.

This year the focus will be on the best national bands and DJ’s  on offer and in the coming years this will open up to renowned international acts and a section dedicated to the up and coming in the Ska and Reggae scene , a generation of young musicians and bands in neighbouring countries and further afield

 

This festival has one untied goal to fulfil ” Spreading a One Love vibe and uniting people though the power of music “

Events for the 2022 Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022

Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Fri 22nd
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Zion Train are a British dub reggae ensemble. Initially formed in Oxford as a sound system in 1988 by Neil Perch and Ben Hamilton. Colin Cod and Dave Tench joined in 1990 upon relocation to London. The original line-up was…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Sat 23rd
Jul
Time: 3:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Gwada Mike – Good vibes specialist from the French Caribbean archipelago called Guadeloupe  Based in Cork since 2006, from where he’s  an ambassador of the Caribbean, you can catch him in multiple installation in Ireland and abroad Reggae Music is an area he’s exploring…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Sat 23rd
Jul
Time: 6:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Playing together for over 10 years to rave reviews, including sharing the stage with such luminaries as The Undertones, Bad Manners, and The Selecter, The Naildrivers energize audiences with their note-perfect covers of the music of the late seventies and…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Sat 23rd
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Sat 23rd
Jul
Time: 11:30pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Mixed and scratched by Fadd Jnr, an alternative musical take on Saturday night club music. Expect classic electro cuts, indie fused pop and a mixture of Rock’n’Roll staples, along with plenty of new upbeat tunes for your dancing pleasure.

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Sun 24th
Jul
Time: 6:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

  The Service is a six-piece band from Cork who have been playing Ska, Reggae, 2-Tone and Rocksteady to applauding crowds for many years. Originally formed in 1994, and with some lengthy breaks in between; since 2013, they have reclaimed their crown as…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Sun 24th
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Cian Finn has blazed a musical trail from the rugged west coast of Ireland to the sun-drenched shores of Jamaica and beyond. His 2015 debut album This Applies featured a performance alongside Max Romeo, amongst other reggae royalty. Before releasing his first solo…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2022
Date: Sun 24th
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

BAJJNA is Ireland’s fastest growing rising stars Reggae ska band based out of Dublin. Their music is described as modern roots Reggae & ska with positive messages.  Their recent Album called One Humankind ( https://youtu.be/e72wb5bTLJM ) released in January 2021. It was an instant success. Bajjna was honored to play with…

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