Since the beginning of the century, SKANKIN’ SOCIETY SOUND SYSTEM, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is providing nightlife party and street entertainment.
Keeping the reggae sound tradition alive since 2002, SKANKIN’ SOCIETY SOUND SYSTEM plays vintage Rocksteady, raw Ska, early Reggae, deep Soul, Roots classics, rare Groove & heavy Dubs, on a unique set up built to reproduce a high quality sound resolution with a physical sensation.
Throughout the years, the crew has performed with dozen of artists such as Axis Sound, Dennis Alcapone, Dennis Bovell, , Martin Campbell, Gladdy Wax, Jah Observer, Phil Bush, Wassie One, Johnny Osbourne, Steve Rice, Thighten Up Crew or Trojan Sound to name only a few.
The crew organized more than two hundreds events since its creation, with notably “the East Coast Tour 2009”, USA, “Helvetic Tour 2013”, Switzerland, participated in the Notting Hill Carnival, London-UK, in 2015 alongside the legendary Gladdy Wax sound system road show and provided the sound system for Horace Andy, Winston Francis, Alpheus, Johnny Osbourne, Joseph Cotton and many more for a epic 12 hours session at “DubCamp Fesitval”, France in 2017.
As one of the oldest sound system still in activity in Switzerland, SKANKIN’ SOCIETY SOUND SYSTEM, keeps an average of twenty sessions per year and hosted from 2013 to 2018 a monthly residence dedicated to Rocksteady and Retro Reggae at Makhno in Geneva’s infamous Usine.
A crucial selection with a unique entertainment.
By popular demand, we born for a purpose.
FROM GENEVA, WITH LOVE