70th Birthday plus Special Guests
In 2020 the Melkweg celebrates its 50th anniversary with multiple events throughout the year. In this music special it's all about ska with no other than Mark Foggo, who himself is celebrating his 70th birthday this night. For this dual celebration he brings some special guests, who will be announced soon. Party guaranteed!
The Englishman Mark Foggo started with his first bands at his 14th already. In 1979 he moved to the Benelux and is a key figure in the Dutch Ska scene ever since. He is is mostly known for his manic performances and loony personality and is often described as a mix between Mr. Bean and Iggy Pop. His album Ska-Pig from 1989 is a classic in the genre and with over 3000 shows world wide Foggo and his band know how to make a high energy ska party like no other!