Archive for February, 2013

SKAMOUTH at GT YARMOUTH in OCTOBER 18, 19, 20 & 21

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

SKAMOUTH offers a stunning weekend of  top ska, reggae, mod R&B and Northern Soul at the superb five star VAUXHALL HOLIDAY PARK at GREAT YARMOUTH in NORFOLK with its de-luxe accommodation holiday homes and first class facilities of bars, restaurant/carvery, coffee shop, arcade, food and shop outlets. SKAMOUTH has a fabulous line up of some of the top international legends and greats of the scene. This includes NEVILLE STAPLE BAND, THE UPTOWN SKA COLLECTIVE with HORACE PANTER, NIKOLAJ TORP & WINSTON REEDY. First UK performance for a few years by SUSAN CADOGAN, KING HAMMOND & THE SPIRIT OF 69, THE DUALERS, THE PARADIMES, THE SNARE, THE TALKS, FROM THE JAM with BRUCE FOXTON, THE LAMBRETTAS, LONG TALL SHORTY, GOLDMASTER ALLSTARS, ZEB ROOTZ, TALLOWAH, BIG 10, COVERED IN SKAS, KINGSIZE and TOOTNSKAMEN. Many more including legends and stars attending. Includes a Skamouth Market with ska/mod clothing, T’s, badges, posters, vinyl etc. DJ SKAMOUTH V-Lounge. Plus the cream of DJs: TREVOR EVANS, RHODA DAKAR, STEVE GREENSIDES, MARK BALE, BIG PHIL ENTHUCOL, NATHAN ATKINS, SKA SHACK, TONY B and OLAS BOSS that will have you skankin’ till you drop. With many scooter clubs and a rideout, prize draws and competitions for Best Lammy, Best Vespa, Best Twist & Go. This ‘Great’ SKAMOUTH will probably be the best ska/reggae/mod/northern soul weekend of 2013. for details and tickets see:

Graphics by Teflon.


Folkestone Ska Splash August 16, 17 & 18

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

The 4th Folkestone SKA Festival takes place on 16th, 17th & 18th August 2013.

Formerly Skabour, the event is now renamed as FOLKESTONE SKA SPLASH and will be the biggest yet with an awesome line up that includes THE SKATALITES, THE SELECTER, THE BEAT, BAD MANNERS, NEVILLE STAPLE BAND, THE TOASTERS, TOOTNSKAMEN with RODDY “RADIATION” BYERS of The Specials and many more bands, for a currently stunning Earlbird ticket of just £20 for the whole weekend festival. The main stage area is at the south side of the harbour and the Ska Splash Trail goes to many late evening venues around the harbour and Creative Quarter area. Campers vans and cars welcome to park the whole weekend at the seafront next to the festival. For the details, line up and to book tickets direct see:

Graphics by Teflon.

See you there… SUN, SEA AND… SKA!


Teflon in Dynamite Magazine Germany

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Teflon (aka John Sims) was recently interviewed by DerDude Ska and published in Dynamite Magazine in Germany. It was an interesting interview spanning 5 pages with some stories from over 30 years ago, pictures and 2 Tone graphics. See for further details to purchase.

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