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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019

Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019

2019-07-26 2019-07-28
Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

- Cork Ska & Reggae festival partnered with Risings Sons Brewery is in it’s 3rd year of existence. 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. The Poor Relation will become the “Dub Hub” with Bands and DJ’s throughout the weekend and Also Rock Steady Food Co. will be bring a special Reggae BBQ on the Sunday afternoon.Rise Up sound system in place for the weekend. Featured acts include, Dreadzone ,The Service, Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers, Keltic Possé,  The light Runners,The Skallions, The common touch , 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 2019 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

Cork Ska & Reggae festival is reviving a scene that has never grown old and some of the bands are still around, live and gigging in 2017 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 untied goal to fulfil ” Spreading a One Love vibe and uniting people though the power of music “

Events for the 2019 Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019

Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
The Service
Date: Fri 26th
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

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

The Service are 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 the…

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Keltic Posse
Date: Sat 27th
Jul
Time: 6:00pm

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

If you can remember the Nineties, you’ll definitely remember Keltic Posse. One of the grooviest live acts ever to emerge from Dublin, their dance/reggae/jazz-infused live shows truly were the stuff of legend. At the height of their career, the Dubliners…

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Dreadzone 2013 (6401) - C Banfield
Date: Sat 27th
Jul
Time: 9:30pm

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

Electro-dub pioneers .

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
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Date: Sun 28th
Jul
Time: 4:00pm

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

FREE ENTRY The Skallions are an 8 piece Ska Reggae powerhouse based in Belfast, bringing bags of energy and stacks of attitude. The Skallions are as fresh as they come, bursting onto the Belfast music scene in late 2017, they…

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Junior Bill pic
Date: Sun 28th
Jul
Time: 9:30pm

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

FREE SHOW Junior Bill have been here all along. Surveying their world from atop a suburban overpass, or a forlorn back alley, they are the eyes and ears of urban Britain. Their witty provincial tales eulogise forgotten peoples, spin empathic…

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Ophelias
Date: Sun 28th
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

0phelia Mc Cabe has formed a band to play out this year’s Ska and Reggae Festival (Crane Lane Sun July 28 midnight) Stellar local players – Clodagh Kearney SAX Shauna Macullough TRUMPET Safan McGrath DRMS Katie O Donnell KEYS Ciara…

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