Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival Announces 2022 Lineup

Featuring the Wailers, King Yellowman, K'reema, Jo Mersa Marley, Bedouin Soundclash and many more

BY Kaelen BellPublished May 9, 2022

Victoria Ska and Reggae Festival is celebrating its 23rd year in 2022, and it's just announced the lineup for its upcoming edition, featuring a headlining performance by the Wailers

This year's edition — which runs from June 22 to 26 — is the festival's first since 2019, and features a grab-bag of talent from across Canada and the globe. Alongside the Wailers, the 2022 fest will include performances by King Yellowman, K'reema, Jo Mersa Marley, Bedouin Soundclash, Five Alarm Funk, Too Many ZPressure Busspipe and A. Skillzooz, Katchafire, Stephen Lewis & the Big Band Of Fun, Kobo Town, Trish and many, many more. 

UPDATE (5/9, 2:45 p.m. ET): Victoria Ska & Reggae Fest has made some slight adjustments to its lineup: Pressure Busspipe and A. Skillz have joined the lineup, while Katchafire and Jo Mersa Marley have dropped out.

In addition to the fest's paid programming, there'll also be three nights of free, all-ages performances from artists like Stephen Lewis & the Big Band of Fun, Parahyba Ska Jazz Foundation and Phonosonics, among others. As always, the festival is also offering an array of other programming, including workshops, visual art and internationally-inspired cuisine. 

Tickets to Victoria's Ska and Reggae Festival go on sale this Friday, April 15, and will be available for purchase here. For more information on the festival, head to their official website

See a tweet announcing the lineup below. 

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