After the success of our first event in 2019 St mary’s Chambers present their second ever SKA FESTIVAL live in Rossendale 30th August 2020. And this year is going to be bigger then ever.
Acts on this years line up include –
Special Brew –
We are thrilled to host Special Brew as headliners for this years Ska Festival.
With a huge following around the North West of England and beyond they need no introduction. The sensational live Seven-piece band hail from Stockport and are made up of some of the best players in the area with full brass section playing mainly Ska, 2-Tone and Reggae, with all the biggest hits from Madness, The Specials, The Beat, Bad Manners, Bob Marley and more.
Special Brew have carved out a name for themselves as one of the top acts of their genre in the UK and have played a whole host of festival appearances and shows at some of countries best live music venues, we are delighted for Special Brew to headline our festival.
Jeramiah Ferrari –
Jeramiah Ferrari are one of Manchester’s finest musical exports fusing styles of reggae, rock, ska and Pop. Jeramiah grew up on a diet of Bob Marley, The Police and Michael Jackson. Along with supporting huge acts such as The Wailers previous tours have seen them share the stage with Madness, UB40 & Hollie Cook. 'Steel Pulse'.
Many festival slots include Boomtown Fair, Beat Herder, Kendal Calling, Arezzo Wave festival (Italy ) Zwarte Cross Festival (Holland), Lytham Festival with Brian Adams, Bowlers Skafest with The Selecter & The Beat. and Weyfest with Level 42.
Jeramiah have developed a world wide fanbase from relentless touring and have positioned themselves as one of the genres brightest stars.
Expect a great calypso-ska style dancing party at any Jeramiah Ferrari Show!
The Inciders - Another fantastic addition to the line up are, Accrington's Inciders,. Seasoned pro's of the ska / reggae circuit. They play a variety of Ska and Reggae Music from accross the decades...From Toots and The Maytals to The Specials...From Bob Marley to UB40 and the Clash!!
Blank Cheque –a Manchester based 4-piece Indie/ Reggae/ Ska band with infectious energy and an explosion of saxophone.
Twin brothers Josh and Tom Phillips alongside Ian Baguley and Josh Taylor have been playing groovy tunes and getting people moving since 2015.
“Imagine a cross between The Arctic Monkeys and Madness” and your nearly there.
With a DJ inbetween acts, food and much more this is going to be another fantastic Ska festival perfect for the bank holiday weekend.