Friday, January 21, 2011

Show Alert!: Punky Reggae Fest In Brooklyn Highlights NYC Ska & Reggae Scene

Nothing to do this weekend?  Then join me in heading over to The Lake in Bushwick, Brooklyn for Punky Reggae Fest, a 2-day festival highlighting a fantastically diverse line-up of ska and reggae bands and DJ's who are showcasing all the great ska bands and musicians who call New York City home.

The first night of the festival on Friday January 21st features All Torn Up!, Royal City Riot, Karuhata, Vic Ruggiero Trio, Blackout Shoppers, Top Shotta and The Frightners.

The second night on Saturday January 22nd features: Desekilibrio, Obamanation, The Hard Times, Yo! Scunt, The Bluebeats, The Facts and The Forthrights featuring Jeremy Pena.

And if that's not enough ska entertainment for you, the festival features some of the best NYC-based ska and reggae DJ’s including Crazy Baldhead Sound System (AKA: Agent Jay from The Slackers), Deadly Dragon, Shockwave, Hagler, Rudies Don’t Care and Al Paragus

Here are all the details:
January 21st & 22nd
The Lake
258 Johnson Ave. (between Bushwick Pl. and White St.)
Brooklyn, NYC
Cost: $8

Take the L train to Montrose and walk on Bushwick Ave. until you hit Johnson Ave and make a left.

Take the J/M train to Flushing Ave. Walk on Flushing until you hit Bushwick Ave. turn left. Walk on Bushwick Ave. until Johnson and make a right.

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