Melbourne Ska Orchestra – UK Tour

The mighty Melbourne Ska Orchestra just returned from huge amazing shows across the UK. Rave reviews all round from the tour, and this review here sums things up best!

“Virtuosic & high-octane, Melbourne Ska Orchestra will have you on your feet from the first moment. A Fringe must-see. 5/5” – Fringe Biscuit

FREE PICTURE: Melbourne Ska Orchestra at Edinburgh Fringe, Mon 08/08/2016: Orchestral Manoeuvres on the Trams – Ska Conga Delights Commuters. More than a dozen musicians from the Melbourne Ska Orchestra joined up with Fringe visitors to form a ska conga on the Edinburgh trams. The band, which includes Kilmarnock singer Steven Montgomery who is performing in Scotland for the first time after leaving for Oz 20 years ago, are at the Fringe to promote their latest album Sierra-Kilo-Alpha. They entertained festival-goers and commuters at York Place while they waited for a tram to take them across the city. Melbourne Ska Orchestra peforma at 1800 nightly until Friday (12th August 2016) at the Teviot Hall Gilded Balloon. Lead singer Nicky Bomba leads the band across the tram tracks at York Place. More information from: Matthew Shelley PR - 07786 704 299 - MJHShelley@hotmail.co.uk Photography for ……. from: Colin Hattersley Photography - www.colinhattersley.com - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - 07974 957 388. Free FIRST USE (ONLY) picture. Photography from: Colin Hattersley Photography - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - www.colinhattersley.com - 07974 957 388

FREE PICTURE: Melbourne Ska Orchestra at Edinburgh Fringe, Mon 08/08/2016: Orchestral Manoeuvres on the Trams – Ska Conga Delights Commuters. More than a dozen musicians from the Melbourne Ska Orchestra joined up with Fringe visitors to form a ska conga on the Edinburgh trams. The band, which includes Kilmarnock singer Steven Montgomery who is performing in Scotland for the first time after leaving for Oz 20 years ago, are at the Fringe to promote their latest album Sierra-Kilo-Alpha. They entertained festival-goers and commuters at York Place while they waited for a tram to take them across the city. Melbourne Ska Orchestra peforma at 1800 nightly until Friday (12th August 2016) at the Teviot Hall Gilded Balloon. Lead singer Nicky Bomba leads the band across the tram tracks at York Place. More information from: Matthew Shelley PR - 07786 704 299 - MJHShelley@hotmail.co.uk Photography for ……. from: Colin Hattersley Photography - www.colinhattersley.com - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - 07974 957 388. Free FIRST USE (ONLY) picture. Photography from: Colin Hattersley Photography - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - www.colinhattersley.com - 07974 957 388

FREE PICTURE: Melbourne Ska Orchestra at Edinburgh Fringe, Mon 08/08/2016: Orchestral Manoeuvres on the Trams – Ska Conga Delights Commuters. More than a dozen musicians from the Melbourne Ska Orchestra joined up with Fringe visitors to form a ska conga on the Edinburgh trams. The band, which includes Kilmarnock singer Steven Montgomery who is performing in Scotland for the first time after leaving for Oz 20 years ago, are at the Fringe to promote their latest album Sierra-Kilo-Alpha. They entertained festival-goers and commuters at York Place while they waited for a tram to take them across the city. Melbourne Ska Orchestra peforma at 1800 nightly until Friday (12th August 2016) at the Teviot Hall Gilded Balloon. The band spills out at the York Place tram terminus with lead singer Nicky Bomba (with megaphone). More information from: Matthew Shelley PR - 07786 704 299 - MJHShelley@hotmail.co.uk Photography for ……. from: Colin Hattersley Photography - www.colinhattersley.com - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - 07974 957 388. Free FIRST USE (ONLY) picture. Photography from: Colin Hattersley Photography - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - www.colinhattersley.com - 07974 957 388
Photography from: Colin Hattersley Photography – colinhattersley@btinternet.com – www.colinhattersley.com

UK TOUR COMPLETE - BOOMTOWN

In the studio with Melbourne Ska Orchestra for album #2!

It is a real treat being in the studio with the Melbourne Ska Orchestra – A fantastic mix of chaos and creativity at the same time, all whilst maintaining a huge sense of humour and good times.

The guys are currently recording their second album at the ABC studios, Melbourne.

Check out some working shots here. Photo credit – Glen Thompson.

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If you are going to BigSound in Brisbane next week head along Wednesday 12th to see The Snowdroppers showcase on the Q Music Stage…