Prince Of Wales, Melbourne VIC, Friday 30 May…

Transmitter Music, Australia’s home of ska, roots and reggae is hosting it’s first annual event – A night dedicated to showcasing the great diversity of bands who draw inspiration from the offbeat rhythms of the Caribbean and the varieties of musical styles those islands inspired.

OPERATION OFF-BEAT: Mission #1 – Get MSO to Glastonbury !

Each OPERATION OFF-BEAT event will have a dedicated mission and this year it’s to
help the Melbourne Ska Orchestra with airfares for their Glastonbury Festival show in the UK and Montreal Jazz Festival in Canada.

TICKETS – on sale NOW at

Operation Off-Beat

Appearing in the showcase are:

> Roots,Reggae exponents, The RULING MOTIONS

> Mento madness from BUSTAMENTO

> Straight up Ska/Jah and R&B from The SKA VENDORS

> and of course the mighty mighty MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA

(Look out for some very special secret guests joining the party later!)

> Vinyl spinners, DJ’s JESSE I (PBS) and SISTA BB(RRR) will set the vibe between sets with rare Jah 45s.


PLUS…. To bring back the old school DOOR PRIZE, there’ll be giveaways to seal the deal—
A limited ‘Gold Signature’ edition vinyl signed by the MSO,

> A framed Gold Signature’ event poster,

> Transmitter Records back catalogue hamper box set,

> MSO debut album CD and vinyl signed by the MSO,

> Bustamento CDs, MSO T-shirt and Drink cards galore (Drawn early!)

> Also a special prize for the BEST DRESSED COUPLE!

Style up, get on down, help the MSO take on the Northern Hemisphere, and make this first OPERATION OFFBEAT mission a skankin’ success.

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