I am Buster the Ska Doggie. This is my awesome playlist. Every song in it gets my “Two Paws Up!!” Begin skanking.
San Jose’s MONKEY has been playing ska and reggae and with their food in the bay area and around the world for over 10,000 years. They are playing their super baddass 10,000th year anniversary gig this Friday night, January 31 at the Blank Club. OK I lied. It’s 18 years. But… [Read More]
NYC’s longest-skanking band, The Toasters, is doing a big ass tour and they will be stopping at this ska doggie’s own hometown of Berkeley, CA. Yes and opening the show will be Skank Bank, latest greatest heirs to the Gilman-y ska-punky Berkeley High School-y skank-o-sphere. And yes, the show is… [Read More]
The Duppies from Gainesville, FL have played Ska/Rocksteady for the better part of a decade and they don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. The term Duppy is Jamaican patois for ghost or poltergeist, no doubt expressing their deep connection to Jamaican music and culture. They have been frequently compared… [Read More]
Dear Californians, Dave Hillyard of the Slackers is Playing in Cali for his new album California. Skank on over to these two locations to watch an incredible line up of Ska greats. You’ll sure to miss out if you don’t show up. June 22nd Santa Ana @ Constellation Room at… [Read More]
Watch out Ska fans in Florida, King Django is about to skank it up in here! May 30th in Orlando @ Wills Pub May 31st in Jupiter @ Guanabanas Island Restaurant and Bar June 1st in Miami @ Chrurchhill’s Pub June 2nd in Coral Gables @ Books & Books June… [Read More]
This just in! Berkeley Ska Legends The Uptones and East Bay Space Rock Heroes The Phenomenauts will land at Ashkanaz in Berkeley, California, for one night only, Friday, May 4th, 2012. Shake Me is celebrating their CD release and The Blood Types bring their sexy gore rock all the way… [Read More]