Skabhangers w/ Johnny Longshot - Sun 17 Jul 2022, 3:30PM AEST

Gig Info

TIMES:
Doors 3.30PM
Showtime 4.00PM

TICKETS:
$18+bf

*Located upstairs in the Ruby Carter Jazz Lounge

skabangers

@ THE RUBY CARTER JAZZ LOUNGE

Back again in the Ruby Carter Lounge, The Skabhangers present a blistering set of original tunes inspired by the classic sound of 1960s Jamaican ska – the Skatalites, Don Drummond, Jackie Mittoo, Lord Tanamo and more! Teaming up with Johnny Longshot band who will perform classic Jamaican Music, Ska, Early Reggae and their lesser-known cousin Rocksteady, it will be an afternoon to remember!

More about the Skabangers…

Back again in the Ruby Carter Lounge, The Skabhangers present a blistering set of original tunes inspired by the classic sound of 1960s Jamaican ska – the Skatalites, Don Drummond, Jackie Mittoo, Lord Tanamo and more! With cheeky lyrics on modern life in Melbourne and a taste of improvised jazz, the Skabhangers are a new young act gaining a reputation among the local ska scene for their dynamic live shows. Highlights for 2022 so far have been their performance at the Jamaican Music & Food Festival and taking home 2nd prize in PBS FM’s February Performer Drive!

https://www.facebook.com/Skabhangers

More about Johnny Longshot…

Johnny Longshot are a band who play classic Jamaican Music, Ska, Early Reggae and their lesser-known cousin Rocksteady. Long before Bob Marley’s fame worldwide the Jamaican music scene was a was a hit making machine on overdrive churning out records for the dancehalls and home stereos of the music loving Jamaican Public. Johnny Longshot takes its inspiration and repertoire from the decade from 1960 to 1970 and includes classics from the time and originals faithful to the style. Coming from a variety of backgrounds from Rock to R&B and even the circus Johnny Longshot share a love of Jamaican Music and have used their substantial musical knowledge and experience to create a sound loved by connoisseurs and laypeople alike. A mix of classic covers and originals it doesn’t miss a beat as it takes you from grinding Proto Reggae instrumental to Ska classics, Rocksteady crooners and original thumpers in the style of the greats. Please enjoy our tribute to the golden era of Jamaican music, but don’t do it sitting down!

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