first acts announced for Folkestone Ska Splash

Skatalites, The Selecter, The Neville Staple Band, The Beat, & more

published: Tue 26th Feb 2013

Skatalites

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
various venues, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1QH, England MAP
£40
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Mon 24th Jun 2013

Skatalites, The Selecter, The Neville Staple Band, and The Beat lead the line-up for Folkestone Ska Splash the new name for Folkestone Skabour Festival held in Folkestone over the weekend of Friday 16th until Sunday 18th August 2013.

Skatalites
Other acts confirmed include Bad Manners, The Toasters, The Dualers, Toot'n'Skamen, The Equators, King Hammond, Freddy Loco & The Gordos, Dub Tonik, The Skanx, Blaster Master, Orange Street, By The Rivers, Goldmaster Allstars, Skamanians, The Estimators, The Ghouls, Tallowah, Les Gueules Noires, Hey Rudi, The Snare, Skatacus, ChainSka Brassika, The Apocryphalites, The Skatonics, Covered In Skas, The Skangsters, and The Talks.

The line-up of DJs includes Rhoda Dakar, Trevor Evans, Ska Shack, Phil Enthucol, Olas Boss, Tony B, Roger Twiggy Day , The JJs, Ali Skaba, Dangerous Dave, Nathan Atkins, Chris Watts, Lee Edgington, Madam Scorcher, Darren Bennett, Andy Barton, Skaoovie, DJ Tiddles, and Mick Jeffries.

More special announcements and surprise headliners to come.

The event has grown in four years and now is held not just in the harbour of Folkestone but now incorporates the entire old town of Folkestone including the Creative Quarter, the Harbour and the Stade.

The overall capacity of the festival has been increased camping is also available within reasonable walking distance from the festival hub as well as parking for campervans.

Using fifteen indoor venues, four outdoor venues, art exhibitions, markets, restaurants, cafe's, bars and pubs with community interest and family areas at the 'Ska Splash Family fountain' and 'Ska Beach' Sunny Sands. There's a wide selection of food and refreshments for all ages and tastes as well as a classic scooter show featuring Lambretta & Vespa Scooter Clubs.

Early bird tickets are priced at £30. Children under 14 years of age enter the main arena for free accompanied by their parent, guardian or carer.

To buy tickets, click here.



Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
various venues, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1QH, England MAP
£40
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Mon 24th Jun 2013


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