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LISF celebrates 2 Tones 40th anniversary w/PhoenixCityAll-stars

April 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The London Intl Ska Festival’s
world famous Rocksteady on the River Thames cruise celebrates
with a world exclusive performance from
PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS & very special guest
OWEN GRAY and more to be announced.

Performing the music of; The Specials, Madness, The Beat, The Selecter, Special AKA, The Bodysnatchers and Rico in truly unique fashion.

Good Friday 19th April 2019 (1pm-5pm / boards 12.15pm sharp)
Onboard The Dixie Queen paddle steamer
Tower Millenium Pier, London. Nearest tube: Tower Hill.

We are delighted to announce that for the seventh year running we will host hosting our annual Thames cruise on the beautiful Dixie Queen paddle steamer.

2019 being the 40th anniversary of Britain’s iconic 2 Tone records label, it only seems fit that we celebrate in fine style.

PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS, starring the cream of the UK ska scene, will be performing a world exclusive set of 2 Tone classics, including the hits of The Specials, The Beat, Madness, The Selecter, The Bodysnatchers, Rico and more.

OWEN GRAY is a true legend of Jamaican music. He was there at the start and recorded for all the great labels and producers, including versions of many tracks that The Specials, Madness, The Selecter and The Bodysnatchers went onto cover; Too Experienced, Murder, Enjoy Yourself and Madness.

More special guests and DJ to be announced!

Come sail the Thames on a beautiful paddle steamer and to some of the best sounds on the planet and take in London’s sights. They even open Tower Bridge for us!

This cruise sells out in advance every year, so buy early to avoid disappointment.

Sails from/back to: Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT

1pm – 5pm // Boards 12.15pm sharp.

Free entry to LISF2019 wristband holders. Wristbands get you into all of the LISF2019 16 world exclusive events and are available from

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No refunds can be made once these tickets have been purchased. Please make sure you can attend BEFORE purchasing.

No refunds can be made if you miss the boat so please turn up on time/early!


April 19, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tower Pier – Dixie Queen Boat
London, GB + Google Map

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