Melbourne Ska Orchestra

Producer: Katie Rynne

Artist information

From the fun loving humble beginnings in St. Kilda to the international stages of Glastonbury, Istanbul, Montreal, Edinburgh, New York and beyond, Melbourne Ska Orchestra has steered their ramshackle train into the hearts of many.

Initially formed to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of Ska (1963-2003), their infectious energy soon earned them a coveted slot at Bluesfest and WOMADelaide, a recording contract and accolades from all over the world. Delivering a high energy extravanganza with a 20+ person live band, they are renowned for getting the crowd up and dancing!

Two ARIA award wins cemented their reputation as one of Australia’s best live acts, while three of their songs were chosen for a UK feature film about Ska.

The band have matched the appreciation with a work ethic that is second to none. To date they have released 7 albums, including a nigh impossible mission of recording a song a week for a whole year, the ARIA award winning
52 Fridays – One Year of Ska.


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Technical Information

Touring Party: 15+
Interval: No


Please see tech specs as there are various formats (15 piece, 21 piece, 26 piece)








Venue Format

Stage required (must be big enough to allow for 15+ members) Flat floor GA best scenario but can do theatres if people allowed to stand in front of seat.


120-150mins Minutes

Available Until (from - to)

Fee Range & Fee Arrangement

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$15,001 and above

Flat fee, Door split/risk share

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