Thursday, august 13, 1992 Melkweg, Amsterdam

The Skatalites for the first Europe show in Amsterdam

The very first show on the European continent by The Skatalites is held in the cult club De Melkweg (

There is not much information to find about this event. All I have is the poster for that show. Vin gave it to me in Saint-Nazaire as a special present. In his words, this is the best poster from that Euro Tour 1992. I haven’t seen all the other posters, but I like it very much and it was great to ask all the members from the tour to sign it for me, but this is a later part of this story.

Poster The Skatalites, Melkweg, Amsterdam, august 13, 1992

These are The Skatalites in 1992 over Europe:

Tommy McCook

Chief musician Roland Alphonso O.D.

Lloyd Knibb

Lloyd Brevett

Dion Knibb: Singer

Nathan Breedlove: trumpet

Luis Bonilla: trombone

Devon James: guitar

Cary Brown: keyboards

The Melkweg is still here:

The Motel Breukelen probably was their residence for that night:

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