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Kobo Town, Phonosonics - On the Road to Ska & Reggae Fest

Fri. May 12th 2023 The Upstairs Cabaret $19.50-$25

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Kobo Town, Phonosonics - On the Road to Ska & Reggae Fest

Make a stop in Kobo Town as we near Victoria's 24th Annual Ska & Reggae Festival
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Fri. May 12th 2023 + Add to Calendar The Upstairs Cabaret (No Minors)
6:30pm - 10:00pm $19.50 - $25 advance

Artists

Kobo Town
from Toronto Ontario
Available for Shows/Gigs
Phonosonics
Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, R&B from Victoria BC
Available for Shows/Gigs

Presented by:

Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society
Entertain, Educate, Unite
Victoria BC
Open / Operational
Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival
North America's largest and longest running SKA & REGGAE FES...
Victoria BC
Open / Operational

Hard-copy tickets

Physical tickets at: Destination Greater Viotoria Tourist Information Centre

Event Description

As we barrel down to the road to Victoria's 24th Annual Ska & Reggae Festival we're making a stop to see our dear friends and one of Canada's coolest bands, KOBO TOWN. Kobo Town's blend of calypso, ska, dancehall and dub has made them favourites wherever they go, but their music has truly found a second home here on the west coast. Their chilled-out but bouncy island-vibes and satirical storytelling fit perfectly here on the sunny BC coast. The last time Kobo Town visited us was for a show-stopping set headlining Thursday night of last years Victoria Ska & Reggae Fest, where they played a career-spanning set that kept the dance floor hot long after the sun went down. There's not many bands we could think of more fitting to help propel us down the road as Kobo Town.

Also joining us for this part of the journey is one of the true gems of the west coast reggae scene and one of our favourite groups, PHONOSONICS. Their untouchable harmonies, supple horns and old-school grooves have delighted audiences throughout BC. There is probably not another group in the area that delivers such passionate and authentic 60's & 70's sounding rocksteady, reggae and ska. A Phonosonics show is sure to move your feet and fill you to the brim with rocksteady sweetness. Come join us and our friends at one of the last stops on the Road to Ska & Reggae Fest.

Venue

The Upstairs Cabaret
#15 Bastion Square
Bar / Nightclub
Capacity280
Open / Operational

Event Poster

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