For the first time ever, Victoria BC Ska Society is excited to present one of Jamaica's most talented reggae groups to the Island - Tarrus Riley with Dean Fraser & The Blak Soil Band! They will be joined by Shauit - one of Canada's best Indigenous reggae dub groups and Victoria's own Batuque Axe (samba/reggae band of Axe Capoeira School in Victoria) ft. Miguelito Valdes. Miguelito Valdes Cuban-born now Victoria-based virtuoso trumpet player has performed with the Buena Vista Social Club, the Afro-Cuban All-Stars, Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Wayne Shorter & MORE!
Tank Gyal l who is part of our Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival Family who has been holding down Vancouver's dancehall scene for almost a decade will be the DJ of honour for the evening.
This festival presentation is all ages with a fully licensed site. Kids 10 and under are free of charge accompanied by an adult).