August 5, 2012 by Chris Craddock
When a massive 12 piece ska band rock up you know you’re in for a good dance but when Sheffield’s Jungle Lion with their dedicated following show up, well you’re in for something else entirely.
The crowd were kept waiting a bit for some technical sound issues but if anyone is worth the wait, it is a live performance from Jungle Lion. It may have taken about five minuets for it all to be set up but it only took five seconds before the crowd were swept up and dancing away.
The crowd had surged towards the JuJu stage to see the band who play absolute classics as well as some lovely obscurities which they’ve customised heavily.In all honesty nobody was going to stop dancing no matter what the song as long as the band kept up their energetic performance and fantastic sound.
They may have arrived with a hardcore following showing up and cheering them on but there can be doubt that they left with quite a few more.
I caught up with Dave Campbell, their bassist, manager and moustache wearing extraordinaire just before they took to the stage: