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About Battle-Ska

‘Get ready to be Ska’d for life’
Ska band
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The Power of Ska Music Battle-Ska gets the dance floor pumping and are guaranteed to take your event to the next level, playing all the biggest songs from iconic 2 Tone and Ska movement. From the birth of ska in Jamaica to the revival of ska in Britain in the late 70's and early 80's, this show celebrates the legacy of 2 Tone. The show features a 9 piece live band, a multimedia screen, authentic clothing and instruments, and a dynamic cast that brings the music to life. Come and experience the nostalgia of the 70's and 80's with This world renowned group.

Battle-Ska's Reviews

From customers:

Vernon K
2 years ago

‘Outstanding group, they had the room jumping’

Battle-Ska's Song list

Too Much Too Young
The Specials
Nite Klub
The Special
Baggy Trousers
Lip up Fatty
Bad Manners
Special Brew
Bad Manners
Woolly Bully
Bad Manners
A Message to You Rudy
The Specials
One Step Beyond
The Specials
The Prince
On my Radio
The Selected
Night Boat to Cairo
Mirror in the Bathroom
The Beat
Rat Race
The Specials
Enjoy Yourself
The Specials
Bed and Breakfast Man
The Tears of a Clown
The Beat
Monkey Man
The Specials
House of Fun
Concrete Jungle
The Specials
Twist & Crawl
The Beat
Three Minute Hero
The Selecter
Missing Words
The Selecter
Let's Do Rock Steady
The Bodysnatchers
Easy Life
The Bodysnatchers
Ghost Town
The Specials
Time Hard
The Selecter
You're Wondering Now
Amy Winehouse
Hey Little Rich Girl
Amy Winehouse
My Girl Lollipop
Bad Manners

Battle-Ska's Prices

Last updated: 2024

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£3750
Up to 2 hours£3750
Up to 3 hours£3750
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We are a high energy and fun band our clients love dancing along and having a great time.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We’ve performed across the country in most major theatres and live performances venues in our long careers in the the music industry.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Madness, The Specials, The Beat Bad Manners and many more

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes we can go out as a 5 piece with a lineup of bass, guitar, drums and keys or as a 9 of us which includes the brass section

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We are flexible but please ensure as much notice is given as possible, if the timings increase there may be an extra charge.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance

Can you roam around while you perform?

This is not something we can offer at the moment

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes all PA and lighting are included in the quote.
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