Scene News: SKA-BQ tour kicks off this Australia Day weekend at Shimmerlands

Melbourne Ska Orchestra presents a huge SKA-BQ show at Shimmerlands this Australia Day Weekend. All ages tickets now available*.  Bring the kids – SKA-BQ is a family friendly event.

SKA-BQ features The Ska Vendors, NoNonsense, Project Ska Collective (Syd) and DJs Mohair Slim & Jesse I. Melbourne Scooter Club and food galore with a distinct Caribbean vibe from Burn City Smokers & The Real Jerk

THE SKA-BQ TOUR

Melbourne Ska Orchestra are embarking on a run of SKA-BQ dates in early 2017 – taking it back to the old skool and embracing every element that emulates the Ska scene. With each event starting in the afternoon, punters can expect a mini festival vibe filled with smokin BBQ’s, drinks, scooters, a whole lotta Ska and of course skankin galore! And in news just in, the Melbourne show is also offering a family friendly atmosphere, for all ages.

Inspired by similar events accords the globe, Melbourne Ska Orchestra were determined to deliver Australian audiences a tour with a difference, and the mix of great food, beverages and some of Australia’s finest SKA exponents promise to serve up a day to remember.  The MSO will be playing a mix of tracks, from the ARIA award winning release Sierra-Kilo-Alpha to their brand new release Saturn Return (see below for more info) plus many more.

The dates will be launched in Melbourne on the Australia Day weekend, then followed up with 3 interstate shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide in March.   Early bird ticket prices are on sale now.  Full details below. Catch!

MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA SKA-BQ TOUR 

SAT JAN 28  SHIMMERLANDS – Under 18 tickets now available

w/ Ska Vendors, NoNonsense, Project Ska Collective (Syd) and DJs Mohair Slim & Jesse I

plus great food, great drinks and the Melbourne Scooter Club

University of Melbourne, PARKVILLE

Tickets & info available from http://www.shimmerlands.com/show/ska-bq/

​U18s tickets now on sale.

Note minors must be in the presence of an adult guardian or parent at all times

Gates open 3pm

 

Sunday 5th March: The Factory Theatre Precinct

Special guests & more to be announced

105 Victoria Road, Marrickville, SYDNEY

Early bird tickets available for limited time $35 +bf, General admission $40 +bf 

Tickets from http://www.factorytheatre.com.au/tickets/ftickets.php?gigid=7973

Gates open 4pm

 

Saturday 25th March: The Triffid                          

Special guests & more to be announced

9 Stratton Street, Newstead, BRISBANE

Early bird tickets available for limited time $35 +bf, General admission $40 +bf

Tickets from http://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=69329

Doors open 6pm

Sunday 26th March: The Gov

Special guests & more to be announced

59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, ADELAIDE

Early bird tickets available for limited time $35 +bf, General admission $40 +bf

Tickets from http://thegov.oztix.com.au/?eventId=69226

Doors open 4pm

For more info, head to www.melbourneskaorchestra.com

 

The Saturn Return USB will be available at all live shows and from the MSO website

www.melbourneskaorchestra.com

Download or stream the new album SATURN RETURN HERE

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