Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival Reveals Full 2017 Lineup

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Feb 28, 2017

The Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival is set to return to British Columbia from June 14 to 18, and organizers behind the Victoria festival have revealed the first round of artists that will take the stage for its 18th edition.

UPDATE (2/28, 4 p.m. EST): The festival has now revealed its full lineup. You can see all the acts set to play this year in the poster above or here on the festival's website. Among the added acts are Booker T. Jones, Tarrus Riley, the Black Soil Band and more.

Reflecting the global reach of ska and reggae music with a worldly lineup, this year's crop of artists so far includes the likes of the Black Seeds, the Skints, Mike Love, Skampida, Roots Roundup, Batuque Axé and Mistica.

Like in past editions, Ship Point at Victoria's Inner Harbour will be the festival's marquee venue while other shows will take place in a variety of spots throughout the downtown. An Early Bird Jupiter VIP Pass will run you $179.50, while an Early Bird Full Festival Pass can be had for $129.50.

Full performer, venue and ticketing information can be found over at the festival's official website, and expect more lineup announcements to come. 

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