Published Apr 09, 2013Summer is fast approaching, which means Vancouver Island will once again host its annual Victoria Skafest. Organizers have unveiled specifics for the 14th edition of the fest, which runs July 9 to 13 at various venues across Victoria, BC.
The fest has locked down a wide variety of acts, including performances from Australian vocal experimenters Dub FX & Flower Fairy, long-running ska-punk crew Mad Caddies and Canadian greats the Planet Smashers.
Other artists appearing at the Victoria Skafest include Tanya Stephens, Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars, Dave Hillyard & Rocksteady 7, Giraffe Aftermath, Dope Soda, Bananafish Dance Orchestra and more.
Though a full schedule has yet to arrive, all ages performances will take place at the main festival event location Ship Point, with 19-plus shows going down at Club 9One9, while various free shows and workshops will be scattered throughout the city.
All-inclusive early bird passes are up for grabs now for $125, and you can pick 'em up, pick 'em up, pick 'em up over here.