‘Queen of ska’ Pauline Black and Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson: the founding fathers of the 2-tone scene are back.
It is virtually impossible to think of the ska and 2-Tone revival of the late 1970s without Selecter on the front lines. Led by iconic frontwoman Pauline Black, often referred to as “The Queen of Ska,” and original member Arthur “Gaps” Hendrickson, the band was among the true founders of the 2-Tone explosion.
The Selecter tackled sexism, racism and other -isms in their music like no other. Not only did we help them reshape British pop, but also the cultural zeitgeist.
Support act: The Skaddilacs
THE SKADILLACS are a Belgian band with a heart for ska. Formed in 2011, the group has made a name for themselves as one of the best ska bands with a live reputation to match. As support act to The Selecter, they pay tribute to iconic bands like The Specials, Madness, Bad Manners, The Beat and you name it. Party? Da’s a guarantee.
Support act: Soulboys vs. Rudeboys
Vintage duo from Belgium have been collecting the best of the Jamaican music scene for years. Without losing sight of its history, they have been playing and organizing parties and concerts in Belgium, UK, Germany, France and Spain.
Expect the best ska, rocksteady ánd reggae on original vinyl 7″ gold. Get on this time machine that takes you straight to 1968.(source: depot)