We had a lot of fun playing the Cray community festival yesterday. The sun had got his hat on, there was a good sound system and an appreciative audience. If we did cliches, this is where we would say ‘what’s not to like?’.
Well, perhaps we would have liked to play for a little longer as we only had time for a relatively short set:
Guns of Navarone
My Boy Lollipop
99 Red Balloons
Rudy, A message to you
Leah enjoys an ice cream before our set
We’ve got hold of some very lofi video of our performance. The quality is pretty poor, and the camera gets jolted a few times.
But you can see that we were having a good time, and even through the rubbish sound quality, you can tell it was a tight performance. It’s not going in our official video collection though.
This was one of our two horn gigs – something we do when there are short sets and someone can’t make it. But there will definitialy be three horns at our next gig.
If you like the Skamonics, then you have to like the Skatalites. They are the source of all the ska goodness in the world. Many of today’s ska bands look back to the two-tone era (and there’s nothing wrong with that), but we owe even more to the original 60s ska sounds, invented by the Skatalites.
And the current line-up are coming to the UK in May!
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