UK’s finest ska band headlines at Marine

WITH regular airplay on one BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6music, it is no surprise that The Simmertones are often named as one of the UK’s biggest ska and reggae acts.

This celebrated ten-piece band are headlining at a concert at the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, that also features DJ Ska Au Go Go, who has one of the largest reggae record collections in the South West.

During 2016/17 The Simmertones’ live shows reached new heights, with appearances at The London International Ska Festival, Madness’ House of Fun Weekender, and Camp Bestival.

This acclaimed ska band are frequently played on BBC Radio particularly by Jo Whiley and Steve Lamacq, who have playlisted their songs ‘Run For Your Life’, ‘Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps’ and ‘Dr Who’.

The Simmertones’ album ‘Something For The Weekend?’ won Best Album at the South West Music Awards in 2013. The album received worldwide airplay, as well as rave reviews from Ruby Turner and members of The Specials and Madness.

They will be headlining at the Marine Theatre on Friday, November 23 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £7 in advance or £9 on the door, with 10% off for Theatre Friends. To book, call 01297 442138 or visit www.marinetheatre.com

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About Francesca Evans 1300 Articles
Francesca grew up in Lyme Regis and has worked in community journalism in the area since 2011, having gained a First Class Honours degree in journalism and her NCTJ qualifications at Southampton Solent University.

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