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THE GREAT SKINHEAD REUNION, BRIGHTON
What a fantastic Skinhead reunion we have achieved every year since 2011. The numbers rose to over 700, to make it a packed house. People were welcomed from across the globe, and everyone had a ball. The Great Skinhead Reunion, Brighton will be back 2-3-4th June 2017. Tickets Here
The Great Skinhead Reunion is now on its 7th year, a 3day weekender. People young and old come to Brighton from across the planet, to celebrate the Skinhead Subculture. The Event starts at noon each day. Dj’s playing the very best in Skinhead history music, from the early days of Jamaican Reggae and Soul, through punk, 2tone Ska and Oi!. After 6pm Live bands hit the stage to perform until midnight, then back onto aftershow DJ’s.
This is a family event, set on Brighton seafront, At the Volks bar, Madeira Drive, Brighton. The same place used in the filming of Quadrophenia, the beach that put Skinheads on the world map in the 1960’s Mod era, all are welcome. you dont need to be a Skinhead. Under 18’s are welcome until 9.30 due to licencing issues.
Keep an eye on our facebook page UPDATES HERE
Bands so far confirmed for the Great Skinhead Reunion 2017 …
Vicious Rumours, Clerks featuring Arthur Kay, The Panic Report, Arch Rivals, Dakka Skanks, Downbeat Detonators (Holland), The Bermondsey Joyriders, Tear Up, Sindicato Oi! (Brazil). Mr Clean, . The Scorchers, Out of Order (Canada). TICKETS HERE
A SPECIAL TRIBUTE AND CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF MICKY FITZ
DJ’s confirmed for 2017 …
ARTHUR KAY…It was 50 years ago Yesterday on October 3rd 1966 that I became a member of the next collection that became a top south London band.Starting off playing the youth clubs in The Streatham Brixton and Clapham area we soon built a massive following.sadly Kieron o Connor THE BEST drummer I ever worked with and guitarist Bob gibbons are sadly no longer with us.
50 years on and after all the knock backs and the usual record company and publishing rip offs I am still out there juggling. I have just finished an exceptional reggae/ska album with top German band Ska Band TheClerks. Like it or not; I ain’t going away.coyl.
The Skinhead Reunion An ode to be in England, Sat beside the sea, With friends the world over, Enjoying everyone’s company. A Brighton blast, that went fast, This years reunion is in our past, Beer was drunk in excess, We scoffed our faces full, The bands & dj’s played their sounds, 3 days of living it up, ’twas never dull. Oh how we laughed & jumped about, Sharing stories as a SKINHEAD lout,
The sun was shining, the mood was great, We stared at the stars, Until it got very late, The friends we made, The ones we’ve not seen in years Laughing, living & chatting, Over quite a few beers We opened our eyes, To the greatest cult alive Comrades in arms, all under one roof, Skinheads together, the reunion is proof, Happy & jolly like kids with a new toy, The young & the old ones, All jumping for joy. Another reunion as passed We leave with our sad faces, On trains, buses, planes & cars, All going home to our places, But do not fear, this time next year, They have organised another Make your plans, shine your boots So we can stand side by side like sister & brother Amen Oi Oi
Adrian Lee Noon
More good news. We have designed T Shirts, are now distributing Music for bands, Checkout Subcultz Trader
The Release of The Tear Up album, has been a fantastic success, with the first pressing pre orders almost sold out, We also have Citizen Keyne, Bermondsey Joyriders and Rough Kutz available
Oct 08, 2016
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FULL 3 DAYS EVENT, YOUR WRISTBAND IS VALID THROUGH OUT, YOU CAN USE IT FOR AS LITTLE, OR AS MUCH AS YOU WANT. THE EVENT WILL SELL OUT.
WRISTBANDS GIVE YOU FULL ACCESS TO ALL THE EVENT, THREE FULL DAYS AND NIGHTS OF ENTERTAINMENT, 12 BANDS, 10 DJ’S PLUS A SPECIAL PRE PARTY BEACH BBQ ON THURSDAY 1ST JUNE
The line-up maybe subject to change, as so many band members and dj’s are involved. Babies coming along, alcohol, world wars and famine can be unforeseen, but the Great Skinhead Reunion, is more about coming to Brighton to see all your friends and making some more, for 3 full days of mayhem.
SKINHEAD ONLY HOTELS .
Add to your experience, by getting a room in our Skinhead only hotels. Conveniently located, with a short walk to the venue, and no moaning neighbours to worry about. The rooms vary in size and cost, to fit your needs. all within an easy walk to the skinhead reunion venue. We have hotels exclusive to the Great Skinhead Reunion guests and bands. Party party !! please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements, to be booked into the Skinhead Hotels
For those on a low budget, its worth checking Hostels and campsites, but my advice, is to get in the reserved hotels, for a nice stress free, clean and comfortable holiday in Brighton.
Brighton is situated on the south coast of England, approximately one hour from London. London Gatwick is the nearest airport. There are regular direct trains and National Express buses. The next nearest is Heathrow, There are also direct trains from Luton Airport . Its advised not to fly to Stansted, as this is a long way, and you risk losing valuable drinking time
PARKING ZONES – one of the worst aspects of Brighton, is a lack of affordable parking. my advice is to use street parking on the suburbs of Brighton, its a reasonably safe place. a good bus service will take you into brighton centre (churchill square) and a short walk from there to the sea front. worth allowing the extra hours work, to save yourself serious parking charges
All Event Enquiries email Symond at email@example.com. phone (uk) 07733096571
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Jun 23, 2016
Out of Order (Montreal Oi! band)
Performing live at The Great Skinhead Reunion, Brighton 2nd June 2017 Out of Order was formed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2001, they landed their first gig in Halifax’s seediest and most infamous punk dives, Hell. Over the next several years, the band jammed and slugged out a few impromptu shows in Halifax. After founding […]
May 04, 2017
Ivy League Japan 1964
The Miyuki-zoku: Japan’s First Ivy Rebels The first Japanese to adopt elements of the Ivy League Look were a youth tribe called the Miyuki-zoku, who suddenly appeared in the summer of 1964. The group’s name came from their storefront loitering on Miyuki Street in the upscale Ginza shopping neighborhood (the suffix “zoku” means subculture […]
Apr 19, 2017
Dakka Skanks Confirmed for the Great Skinhead Reunion, Brighton
Brand new top quality Ska Rock steady band Dakka Skanks confirmed for The Great Skinhead Reunion Brighton Dakka Skanks are a 5-piece Ska/Dub/Reggae band based in Brighton. Combining catchy choruses, up-tempo riffs and dubby breakdowns, they set out to rejuvenate a classic British sound – maintaining the iconic Ska vibe whilst seamlessly integrating elements of […]
Mar 26, 2017
No Hopes, Berlin (Punk band)
No Hopes is a punk rock band formed in 2015 in Berlin. The band was founded by Checka (vocals) and some members, which were changing very fast during the year. In 2016 the band found its stability with Celia (bass), Fede (drums) and Josef (guitar). The members were playing in such bands as Street Criminals,Hangover […]
Feb 09, 2017
Tear Up, Playground Politics Album release Now Available on Subcultz
The first album by Tear up will be the first official release from Subcultz records. One of the UK best new Oi! bands that have literally been tearing up the British scene over the last year. And now its been recorded. Please support the band and the scene by placing your order now. Official release […]
Jan 08, 2017
Mods and Rockers Brighton 1964
The trouble caused by mods and rockers in May 1964 Bank holidays in Brighton tended to be busy, jolly affairs in which thousands of Londoners flocked to the sea and sunshine. All that changed in 1964 during the Whitsun bank holiday when more than a thousand mods and rockers fought pitched battles with […]
Sep 19, 2016
Skinhead Girls, Derek Ridgers 1980
Who are the subjects in the iconic “Skinhead girls, Bank Holiday, Brighton 1980” photo by Derek Ridgers used in Morrissey’s 1992 “Your Arsenal” tour as a backdrop and merchandise (t-shirt, program cover)? Finally we know – Caroline and Debbie. Both were together recently and surprisingly, both learned just last weekend (Aug. 2016) about the use […]
Aug 30, 2016
Seaside Rebels + Bishops Green
Seaside Rebels + Bishops Green + Support 23rd october 2015 – Hamburg Monkeys Music Club Bishops Green Live Friday, 23rd October 2015. One more time I was on my way to an Oi! concert in Monkeys Music Club in Hamburg. Last Time when I was there I saw The Headlines from Sweden and Angelic […]
May 01, 2016
Tear Up (5 minute interview)
With The Great Skinhead Reunion looming we dropped into Jamie from Tear Up to see how things were cooking, so here’s a 5 minute interview Whilst looking for new bands to introduce to the skinhead world, i came across Tear Up last year, and after a brief chat with the singer Jamie, sussed out, he […]
May 01, 2016
Punk 45. The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80
The best punk singles record covers – in picturesPunk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80 is a collection of punk’s seven-inch sleeves, whose distinctively DIY designs encapsulated the attitude at the heart of the musical genre. Co-edited by Jon Savage and Stuart Baker, the book includes interviews with some of the designers whose […]
Mar 31, 2016
Skira Reed Art
Oi! and Hello there! 🙂 So what special thing do I do? I’m a self-proclaimed “artist”, that means I mainly make drawings. Most of them black and white, everything around the topic “Skinheads” and other things I’m in love with! I try different styles and always want to improve my skills….there’s still […]
Dec 19, 2014