This July will see Vancouver Power Ska hero’s Rude City Riot ripping up British Columbia with their Riotous Skankin’ Stomp, taking Kelowna, Kamploops, Victoria Ska Fest and home town Vancouver along the way – Check our gnarly Hot Rod Monsta gigposter design here for the dates and www.rudecityriot.com for more info..!
Yes..! Rat Fans should know by now one of B.C.’s finest Tattoo Parlours can be found out on the coast in the village of Steveston – Trading since 2011, Stevenson Tattoo Company have built a well deserved reputation through great original artwork, mastery of the tattoo gun and top class customer service (courtesy of the Counter Kitten!) Mr Halter, Jesse Strong, Jarrett Clarkson and guests make up the talent, and this Canada Day (Sunday July 1st) they celebrate all things Canuck with a super special event – There will be discounted Tattoo’s, Pizza, Free Shirts for the first 20 customers and much more – Check our poster for the event and be sure to hit their Facebook Page to see much of their excellent handywork – www.facebook.com/StevestonTattooCo
As if July’s Victoria Ska Festival wasn’t enough great ska for British Colombians next month, local hero DJ Ska T has just announced another July show featuring two heavyweights of the scene – Seattle’s Easy Big Fella bring their melodic skank with them from south of the border and Vancouver’s own Los Furios will no doubt whip the party up to frenzied levels with their killer set – In addition to that, we’re wheeling out a whole host of poster stock, old and new, to exhibit on the night, expect to see limited edition screenprints and a few Combi Cubes stuffed full of your favorite C13 designs..! Don’t miss it, Saturday 21st July at the Cobalt, Main Street, Vancouver…
Find the event on facebook for more info..!
This September see’s legendary NYC Ska group The Toasters tour Australia for the first time and we were more than thrilled to be asked to provide the gig poster artwork for such an occasion – Hit TROUBADOUR MUSIC for more info on venues and advance tickets..!
Melbourne’s excellent Ska Nation event returns this September with a killer lineup led by none other than New York Ska legends, The Toasters..! Along with a dozen other top notch acts, this really does look set to be a day to remember in Australian Ska – Sadly, this will be the last Ska Nation after five successful years but you can guarantee that it’s gonna go off with a bang..!
More info on the event is available right here – www.skanation.com
How Bizarre..! Bizarro’s Rock n Roll Circus comes to town on Saturday 28th of April and features some amazingly talented musicians – Blackberry Wood, a real favorite here in BC, are heading things up just days before hitting Europe on Tour…Also featured on the night are the Rockabilly Skankers The Elixxxirs, along with an acoustic set from Furios front man Kyle Fury and soul giants, the Valuables..! Another thing marking the event out as super special, proceeds will be donated to the Wedding Fund of our dear friends Sandra & Tyler, otherwise known as Bombers & Bones here at Combi13 – We’ll be selling prints of the poster to contribute to their upcoming nuptials..!
If you’re local, head on over to the facebook event page and enquire for a special $20 ticket which will will not only get you entry to the show but a fantastic Elixxxirs Album and said Event Poster as well..!
It’s crazy to think Stubborn Records has been serving up top reggae and ska treats for over two decades now, but it has and it will continue to – For the occasion we we’re stoked to put pen to paper and design the poster to mark such a feat, and the excitement doesn’t stop there as the 20th Anniversary Party band lineup will have you stomping in your boots..!
Sknnerbox, Hub City Stompers, Rocker T (with The Snails) King Django Septet, The Radiation Kings, The Rudie Crew, Reggay Lords & the Heavy Beat combine for what must be one of the best ska/reggae dance parties in North America this year..!
Here’s our artwork for the event..!
Exciting times continue to prevail my friends – Next month the 13th day falls on a Friday and we couldn’t let that pass without doing something special..! When the Death Grip asks if you’d like to do a Poster show, you say yes, and that’s exactly what we did – We’ll be set up down at Pats Pub with our selected ensemble of Limited Edition Screenprints and copies of our favourite posters for sale… On the night there will be various other venders and Burlesque Dancing thrown into the ace musical mix of Black Amps,The Getaway Sticks and the excellent Swank…
Here’s our poster for the event, we’re really looking forward to this one..!
Here’s something special for ya Rat Fans..! Saturday 17th March see’s the Dreadnoughts, the world’s biggest baddest drunkest Polka band, descend on the fortune Sound Club for a special double set performance..! If you’re a fan of the band get to the Anti St Patricks Day Polka Party early for the are doors at 5.30pm, for the first rabble rousing set at 6.30pm…Later that night at 9pm the band will return to close the show in their ever exuberant style..! Find out more via www.thedreadnoughts.com and enjoy our artwork here…