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London Intl Ska Festival full schedule revealed

The London International Ska Festival returns to the capital this Easter for a series of 21 unique events.

This year’s performers include LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY, STEEL PULSE, DERRICK HARRIOTT, TWINKLE BROTHERS, FREDDIE NOTES and BITTY MCLEAN among many more.

The festival also features the Thames Cruise on board the Dixie Queen paddle steamer; a three-day 'From Kingston to Camden' art, music and fashion exhibition; the UK premiere of the 'Legends of Ska' film at the British Film Industry; the launch of the stand-alone Trojan Records Clothing collection; and a free family day in the heart of Camden.

The London International Ska Festival takes place on 2-5 April at various venues around the capital.

Here's the full 2015 programme:

2 April

  • 01/21: LEE SCRATCH PERRY + DOJO + DJ DAVID KATZ - Jazz Café
  • 02/21: LA ONDA MANGICA - LATINO AMERICA GONE SKA!: DJ RUFFY TNT - Jazz Café

3 April

  • 03/21: THAMES CRUISE: DERRICK HARRIOTT + AJ FRANKLIN + DJ TIM P - Dixie Queen
  • 04/21: FROM KINGSTON TO CAMDEN EXHIBITION - Camden Foundry
  • 05/21: BUNNY LEE ‘I AM THE GORGON’ FILM - The Forge
  • 06/21: DREADZONE - Jazz Café
  • 07/21: ALL VALVE SOUNDCLASH: AXIS VALV-A-TRON + SOUNDS & PRESSURE LO-FI - The Forge
  • 08/21: GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB + BABYLON CIRCUS + BUSTER SHUFFLE + THE TOASTERS + PAPERBOY + DJ KAPTIN IS DEAD - The Forum
  • 09/21: TIME TUNNEL CLUB NIGHT - The Forum

4 April

  • 10/21: FROM KINGSTON TO CAMDEN EXHIBITION - Camden Foundry
  • 11/21: ‘LEGENDS OF SKA UK’ FILM PREMIERE + Q&A with BRAD KLEIN + RICO RODRIGUEZ + OWEN GRAY - BFI
  • 12/21: DO THE DOG SKAZINE INTL SHOWCASE - TWO TONE CLUB + THE TALKS + THE RIFFFS + MISERABLE MAN + BEAT BAHNHOF - Barfly
  • 13/21: TWINKLE BROTHERS + ZION TRAIN + DJ FENOMENO - Jazz Café
  • 14/21: TBA - The Forge
  • 15/21: STEEL PULSE + DENNIS BOVELL DUB BAND + DJ OXMAN - The Forum
  • 16/21: DON LETTS - The Forum

5 April

  • 17/21: KIDS GO SKA FAMILY DAY - Modfather Clothing Co
  • 18/21: FROM KINGSTON TO CAMDEN EXHIBITION - Camden Foundry
  • 19/21: 2TONE STARS: SIR HORACE PANTER'S UPTOWN SKA COLLECTIVE + RHODA DAKAR + BEAT GOES BANG - Jazz Café
  • 20/21: BITTY MCLEAN + FREDDIE NOTES + VIN GORDON + DJ NATTY BO - Dingwalls
  • 21/21: CLUBNIGHT TBA - Dingwalls

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