The Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society has announced the lineup for the 23rd annual Victoria Ska and Reggae Festival!

Headlining the five-day festival are reggae legends, The Wailers. Known for being the band of reggae icon Bob Marley, The Wailers continue to keep Marley’s spirit alive.

Jamaican Dancehall legend King Yellowman will perform with his daughter K’reema for a ‘Sons and Daughters of Reggae’ showcase at Victoria Curling Club Friday June 24 along with Bob Marley’s grandson Jo Mersa Marley.

Other top names of the festival include New York instrumental trio Too Many Zooz and Victoria’s Bedouin Soundclash.

The festival will take place Wednesday June 22 to Sunday June 26, 2022.

There will once again be three days of free music at the festival’s Ship Point stage and more ticketed shows at Victoria Curling Club, Upstairs Cabaret and Hermann's Upstairs

Tickets will be available online at Friday April 15, 2022. Physical tickets will also be available at Vinyl Envy and Destination Greater Victoria Tourist Booth.

For the full schedule and festival details go to

Schedule and Passes
VIP Full Fest Pass: $216.99 Early Bird | $243.25 Regular Advance | $269 Final Advance (TicketWeb)
Full Fest Pass: $165.95 (TicketWeb)

Wednesday June 22
Ship Point
Three Houses feat. General Fiyah | Stephen Lewis and The Big Band of Fun | Street Pharmacy | Cheko & The Pozitive Rebellion
– admission is free

Hermann’s Upstairs
Apex Breaks
– admission Victoria BC Ska & Reggae Society membership and minimum $10 donation at the door

Thursday June 23
Ship Point
Kobo Town | The Capital Collective | La Real Del Sonido | Rude City Riot
– admission is free

Upstairs Cabaret
FRASE | Fawna | Def3 | Blase Blase | DJ All Good
– Tickets $19.50 – $25 (TicketWeb)

Friday June 24
Ship Point
The Wailers | Tanika Charles | Curtis Clear Sky and The Constellationz | Tank Gyal
– Tickets $39 – 49.50 (TicketWeb)

Victoria Curling Club
Jo Mersa Marley | King Yellowman & K’Reema | DJ Kemo | DJ Arems
– Tickets $29-50 – $35 (TicketWeb)

Saturday June 25
Ship Point
Bedouin Soundclash | Five Alarm Funk | The Gaff | Babyface Brass | NastyJag Sound
– Tickets $35 – $45 (TicketWeb)

Victoria Curling Club
Too Many Zooz | KATCHAFIRE | DJ Anger | King Benz
– Tickets $29.50 – $35 (TicketWeb)

Sunday June 26
Trish Campbell | Phonosonics | Parahyba Ska Jazz Foundation | DonKristobal | THE STEADIES | Buddy Jay’s Jamaican Jazz Band | Young Royal
– admission is free

Victoria Ska and Reggae Fest 2022 Lineup