Since lauching 2toneposters.co.uk I’ve been contacted by other fans of the 2-Tone scene who run their own sites. They’ve kindly linked to 2toneposters.co.uk and it’s only right to return the favour. I’ll be adding more links to 2-Tone websites when I find them.
Probably the biggest annual ska music event in the South East of England!
Museum/café/venue and the Holy Grail in Coventry of all things 2-Tone and its birthplace. The IN place to be.
Fantastic site dedicated to everything Specials – even kind enough to organise and publish an interview between fans and me. You can read it here. Massive big thanks to Paul (Willo) Williams!
Paul (Willo) Williams’ site dedicated to his new book about The Specials – from Conception to Reunion.
A huge archive dedicated to the 2-Tone label and it’s bands. Find a comprehensive UK discography, band profiles, articles and interviews with movers and shakers on the 2-Tone scene. Plus it’s a great looking site!
Massive special thanks to Pete Chambers 2-Tone Ambassador of Coventry and all the wondrous stuff he keeps doing including the commemorative 2-Tone plaques trail being laid around Coventry including our exhibition is part of the final plaque ceremony with Pete Waterman.
SKA4LIFE is a website dedicated to the Ska cultue and it’s fans. It aims to be a focal point for all Ska enthusiasts; from artists, to fans, to retailers and event organisers as well as anyone who has an interest in learning more about this wonderful musical movement.
The site aims to encourage everyone to experience the music and learn about the roots of Ska.It is completely dependent on the support of its users.
Charley Anderson was the base player of Selecter 30 years ago. This is a promo talking of his life and career and about his song Ghetto Child and its focus on the present World hunger & Food Crisis
Thanets only true Ska and 2-Tone venue plus premier live music and bars.
Based in Folkestone, INTENSIFIED are guaranteed to get people dancing and raise the spirits of all around them. Playing authentic 60s style ska, rocksteady and reggae, the bands goodtime feel, obvious love of this music and confidence in its wide appeal has led to near legendary status.
The Number One Two Tone Tribute. TooT’n'SkameN originally formed in 1985 by Joe Masters (Drums) and Steve Welsh (Bass). TooT’n'SkameN cut their musical teeth playing the Ska and Rocksteady hits from the late seventies revival music theyd been grooving to for years. From Medway, born and bred, with a following playing pubs and clubs in and around Kent.
THE SKATONICS have been playing to enthusiastic crowds across the south of England since Spring 2007 and this 8-piece band is rapidly becoming one of the best SKA bands in the UK. A blend classic Trojan Ska alongside an impressive catalogue of Two Tone covers from the likes of The Specials, Madness, Bad Manners, The Selecter and more. 2 hour shows that have included support slots for Ska originals Neville Staple of The Specials, Rhoda Dhakar of The Bodysnatchers, The Beat and Skaville UK.
Immediate Clothing , 34 Sydney St, Brighton, Brighton BN1 4EP 01273 603844. Immediate & The Punker Bunker safely covers the bases for the Skins and Rockers out there, with its inspired range of second-hand goodies. Walk in and you cannot help but nod your head to the Ska tunes that bang out of the sound system. A lot of stuff and very reasonably priced.
Jump The Gun Brighton, 36 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1UN. Selling mod clothing for over 15 years. From a button badge to a mohair suit (all of it new, and their own brand) Something for anybody who like us are into the Mod way of life.that’s early to mid sixties.
Skaumentary is an ongoing project by film maker Linda Lee in New York.
In My Room : 35 Gloucester Road, North Laine, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4AQ
tel/fax no : 01273 675506.
Brighton stockist of 2 Tone Posters classic original designs of posters, T-shirts, canvases and plenty more for sale!
In My Room is situated in central Brighton and selects midcentury modern design classics and industrial design and displays them alongside contemporary furniture and objects created by owner Oliver Learmonth.
A new website dedicated to the loyal followers of Ska, Northern soul, Reggae and 2 Tone music.Based in the home of 2tone, our aim is to bring you the latest tour dates, news and gossip from your favourite bands
Watch this space for some great events that we will be organising in Coventry and around the UK very soon.
Classic 70’s and 80’s 2 Tone music and information