by Ska Supremo Luc Aceeater
Up and coming Cornish Promoters Skank n Stomp have got them selves some serious festy action going down this summer.
The Falmouth based lads are playing slots in many a field from Scotland down to Gweek.
Skank n Stomp take over the main Bar at this years Boomtown
Fair, and are inviting along Cornish Funk supremos Hong Kong Ping Pong spreading the Fal town vibes up in what dubbed to be ‘The Worlds Maddest Party’.
Joining in the party are Cornwalls premier Swing duo Kernow Swing Collective who have been booked to play in the Electro Swing Club’s mini venue.
Other festivals on the Skank n Stomp agenda are Maker festival on the loverly Cornish Peninsular, Eden Festival way up in bonnie Scotland, Shambala, Hodge Podge and they are also running the dance tent at this years Holifair in Gweek.
You can catch Skank n Stomp gigging around the south west most weekend, they have a monthly live night at Watermans in Falmouth showcasing the finest in upcoming talent, Aceeater and Genuine Rat both do regular nights at Toast and Qbar. And If you like your ska heres a lil secret- They have Neville Staples of The Specials coming to play Princess Pavillions in the autumn.
So look out for the belt and braces black and white check extravaganza going on at your favourite festival this Summer and if you’re a CCN reader – pop up and say Hi!
Do you have gigs coming up or are you a local promoter? Just ping us your news and we’ll tell our readers in the CCN music section.