Sat 5 Mar 2011

After a show-stealing cameo in support of Dawn Penn last year, Stranger Cole returns to Australia with his own show of an hour and a half of his foundation hits backed by the Moonhops (Melbourne’s rocksteady kings reunited for one night only). In honour of the Jamaican recording superstar, five of Australia’s top ska, rocksteady and reggae aggregations plus DJs will for one gigantic summit of swinging off-beat and hypnotic rocksteady grooves.

Kicking off at 7pm, THE MELBOURNE ROCKSTEADY SKA AND REGGAE REVUE will be a feast of the finest Jamaican music played by famed local exponents including The Ska Vendors, Judge Pino & The Ruling Motions, Johnny Longshot and Skazz. Between the bands, PBS DJs Mohair Slim and Jesse I will maintain the vibe with vintage vinyl sounds. After the bands, Canadian DJ, producer and historian Mossman will transform the Corner Hotel into a Kingston dancehall with a killer two hour set of Jamaican oldies.

Saturday 5 March 2011
Corner Hotel, Richmond
Dress code: “Sharp as a ratchet knife”.
Proudly presented by PBS FM
Ticket $35 + booking fee:
Corner Box Office 9427 9198 or
Northside Records - 236 Gertrude St, Fitzroy