On Saturday Dec 6th The Kings Arms opens its doors again to the AKL Ska Fest for another seething night of bouncing, ska, reggae and all the bits in between bought to you by the best bands NZ can offer up. This countries finest ska acts will alternate between 2 stages after DJ's warm things up in the garden bar in the afternoon. Wellington 7 piece Battleska Galactica will make their first ever appearance in Auckland with fellow wellywoodies Dimestore Skanks returning for their second throwdown. Stoked to announced one of this countries finest musicians Regan Perry will be heading up from Mount Manganui to play the fest, fresh off a tour of the U.S.A. Confirmed and flying the flag for Auckland will be Roofdog, Nightgaunts, Yebiisu, Atsushi and The Moisties plus an offbeat set from Dave n Sims of Murderchord. More bands and selectors to be announced soon. Come see all your favorite ska from Jamaican roots, through to 2-tone ska and the punk styles from 80's and 90's.
ROOTSMAN VIBRATION TOUR Brewers Bar 7th November - Regan Perry (Back from the USA, Ft. Sasha Perry), Tigerhour (Ft. Hani Totorewa) and K Dread (Ft. Karl Thomas) Hard Roots Aotearoa Roots Pacific Roots Pre-sales 15 - Door 20 8:30 Open
With Katchafire & Sweet Echo
Regan Performing Live before The Legendary HERBS
Sounds Like: Bob Marley, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Tosh
Bio: Critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter, Regan Perry recently returned from his First U.S.A Tour Summer 2014
In 2009, Perry released his first solo album, Wiser, which was co-produced by Mike Nielsen (the British producer of Jamiraqui, Bjork, The Pretenders and U2 - among others) and though the a...See Full Bio