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 www.oztix.com.au
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.