Ska City

from£1,415

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With years of live performance experience, this authentic 8–piece ska band is the ultimate way to bring a ska party feel to your event and get the party started!

We enjoyed every second that you played… totally blown away... we have never danced so much in our lives! From the very bottom of our hearts, thank you! Jade & Noel, Wedding, February 2019

From the peak years of trojan ska and 2 tone, Ska City can perform a full range of hits at your event. With a raging horn section to compliment both male and female vocals, the band cover songs from original pioneers Toots & the Maytals and Desmond Dekker through to The Specials, Madness and The Selecter. It's time to get the party ska-rted!

Performance info

Line-up Vocals; guitar; bass; keyboard; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute sets
Interval music Included
Lighting Included

Booking options

8-piece line up
Add £550
For a fuller sound, bigger repertoire and more harmonies

Example set list

Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
Amy Winehouse – Cupid
Bad Manners – Sally Brown
Bad Manners – Special Brew
Dave & Ansel Collins – Double Barrel
Dawn Penn – You Don’t Love Me
Desmond Dekker – Israelites
Harry J All Stars – The Liquidator
Jimmy Cliff – You Can Get It If You Really Want
John Holt – Help Me Make It Through the Night
Lord Tanamo – I'm In the Mood For Love
Madness – Baggy Trousers
Madness – Night Boat to Cairo
Madness – One Step Beyond
Millie Small – My Boy Lollipop
Paolo Nuttini – 10/10
Susan Cadogan – Hurt So Good
Symarip – Skinhead Moonstomp
The Beat – Hands Off She's Mine
The Paragons – The Tide Is High
The Selecter – On My Radio
The Skatalites – Guns of Navarone
The Specials – A Message to You Rudy
The Specials – A Message to You Rudy
The Specials – Gangsters
The Specials – Ghost Town
The Specials – Monkey Man
The Specials – Too Much Too Young
The Temptations – My Girl (ska version)
Toots & The Maytals – 54-46 That's My Number

Demo tracks

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“Love this band Ska City! Good work, keep it up!”

Lyndal Golding, The Specials, 2018

“Brilliant night – one of the best. Bringing back so many memories. I’ve never danced so much!”

Marcia, Public event, April 2019

“We enjoyed every second that you played and our guests have not stopped talking about, ‘The amazing band at Noel and Jade’s wedding!’… Our friends have asked for your contact details as a reference for future parties! We were totally blown away by the sets that you played for us and will forever be thankful for the truly amazing entertainment you allowed us all to experience. We have never danced so much in our lives! From the very bottom of our hearts, thank you!”

Jade & Noel, Wedding, February 2019

“I have been a huge fan of Ska and 2tone for 35 years. I have seen hundreds of bands but never have I seen a band that had me gob–smacked the way you did. The entire performance from start to finish was amazingly faultless. Not only that but the choice of songs and the style in which you delivered the entire show was first class. Thank you for showing the people of today what Ska is really like.”

George, Private event at Butlins Madness Weekender, September 2018

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