The British ska legends’ trip to Australia next year just got even special-er.
WOMAdelaide is turning 25!
The ticket ballot is open now
Time to think again.
Sydney’s Sticky Fingers have addressed their city’s controversial lockout laws by sharing a brand-new single, which is actually a cover of English ska band The Specials‘ classic track Ghost Town. The StiFi version of the 1981 hit takes the original’s focus on rising unemployment and violence in London and maps it onto the lockout laws
As you can see from the poster above, Blur are making their second scheduled appearance of 2012 at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics, of all places, following on from their upcoming performance at The Brit Awards this week.
The first bands for next year’s West Coast Blues and Roots Festival line-up have been revealed, sharing similar acts to its East Doast sibling, The Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012. So far the line-up includes Crosby, Still and Nash, the legendary folk rockers are known for their beautiful harmonies and political messages. Ska legends and champions
Ska legends The Specials will return to Australia next year to do a number of tour dates on the back on their Bluesfest 2012 line-up appearance. When they kicked off the first night of their sold-out 30th Anniversary tour in April 2009, nobody could have realised just how incredible these live shows and what they
Having attended an energy-packed gig at the Gaelic Club featuring Rankin’ Roger of The Beat and Neville Staple of The Specials, I was excited to review the DVD Special Beat: Ska’d in Sydney.
The Specials wiil be touring Australia for the very first time with their original lineup!