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We’re going to SuperNova Ska Festival 2018!! Memorial Day Weekend in Virginia!

SuperNova Ska Festival is America’s premier SKA festival. Period. Of course the 20 year anniversary of ska’s “third wave” peak was going to bring out all the bandwagon jumpers and nostalgia vultures at the same time. As much as it’s fascinating to see popular culture embrace ska once again, with beach festivals and “20th anniversary vinyl reissues”, the fact of the matter is this – where were all of these “fans” the past 20 years? We at Jump Up simply can’t get behind a festival that doesn’t really support the DIY ethic that made ska great in the America. Nostalgia is cool, but it doesn’t keep the music alive and  bring new fans to the music. SuperNova Ska Festival is a GREAT festival because it supports modern bands first and foremost, and couples these bands with top talent from back in the day. It is a truly diverse lineup – big band, third-wave, roots reggae, 2-Tone, acoustic, skinhead, it’s all there. It features  exciting reunions too with STUBBORN ALL STARS & the debut East Coast performance from WESTERN STANDARD TIME SKA ORCHESTRA. JUMP UP is fully represented by RODDY RADIATION, SCOTCH BONNETS, GREEN ROOM ROCKERS, THE CROMBIES, DANY REBEL, CHRIS MURRAY COMBO, DR RING DING, EASTERN STANDARD TIME…and of course THE TOASTERS! We’re even throwing a pre-party screening of DANCE CRAZE on Friday night with cinematographer Joe Dunton on hand for a Q&A. DJ Chuck Wren and Darren Reggae will be spinning 80s ska 45s too! Plan that roadtrip, book your flight, all roads lead to Fredericksburg Virginia this Memorial Day weekend!  Get your tickets NOW at: 2018supernova.eventbrite.com