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Shanty Town are a lively 7 piece band that plays a vibrant mix of early Jamaican dance music (called Rocksteady) along with Reggae and upbeat Ska tunes. The band plays regularly in the Melbourne scene and the line-up includes 3 horns, Hammond Keyboard Player, Bass, Drums and Jamaican/English singer.
The music is an appealing mix of classics from Toots and The Maytals, Bob Marley And The Wailers, Desmond Dekker, UB40 and others - ideal for a vibrant party atmosphere.

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Shanty Town are a lively 7 piece band that plays a vibrant mix of early Jamaican dance music (called Rocksteady) along with Reggae and upbeat Ska tunes. The band plays regularly in the Melbourne scene and the line-up includes 3 horns, Hammond Keyboard Player, Bass, Drums and Jamaican/English singer.
The music is an appealing mix of classics from Toots and The Maytals, Bob Marley And The Wailers, Desmond Dekker, Ken Boothe and others .
We are experienced in the formats of functions and festivals and will communicate and focus on achieving your goals for your special event. Our music can range from more low key instrumental background music to full on dance (party) mode. We conduct ourselves professionally in every aspect including reliability, punctuality and presentation. With Shantytown on board a fun and memorable evening is highly likely.

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Shanty Town will require:
1. A reasonable performance space (not necessarily with stage) but protected from the weather with options for alternative location where weather becomes an issue.
A space or stage size of 4m sq. minimum would be practical for us.
2.Power will be required for amplification. (We can organise a generator easily for a relatively small extra fee).
3. Reasonable Access and Parking. So that we are set up on time and without stress to perform well for you.
4. Catering: It is common practice that the band is catered for at functions and all we ask is a basic meal or fingerfoods and a drink. We are also happy to spend a bit of time prior to the occassion answering questions or discussion the schedule and other logistics by email or phone.
5. Travel Expense Allowance: For regional and interstate performances. Happy to liason regarding arrangements.


A mix of classic reggae and ska tunes.


The basic fee listed here is for up to 2 45min. sets over a 3 hour period. I.e. - 7-10, 8-11p.m. or 11 a.m. - 2p.m.
An additional set extending it to a 4-4.5 hour engagement (common for weddings, corporate events) will incur a further cost of $450.00 or a total of $1250.00 . These prices apply to Metropolitan Melbourne but please inquire if your location is not far beyond that. Interstate or International - please inquire for costs.


Certificates of insurance (indemnity, public liability) are available and are through "Duck For Cover" (Allianz).