Hollie Cook Releases "Stay Alive" Single in Advance of New "Vessel of Love" Album

To help promote the release of her new album Vessel of Love next week on 1/26/18, Hollie Cook has released the new single “Stay Alive,” as well as a remix and dub by Hempolics, all of which can be listened to and downloaded from┬áMerge Records’ Soundcloud page.[youtube https://www.youtube

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Melbourne Ska Orchestra To Release One Free Track Each Week in 2018!

It’s a nutty, but truly inspired idea–the Melbourne Ska Orchestra intends to release one free song per week during 2018 as part of their “52 Selections/One Year of Ska” project (52 weeks in a year, right?).So far, they have released terrific covers of Prince Buster’s “Al Capone” and Justin Hinds and the Dominoes’ “Botheration.” All tracks are available through a host of services, including Google Play, iTunes/Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube

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The Duff Guide to Ska NYC Winter 2018 Ska Calendar #1

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pmThe Original Wailers, Tribal Seeds, The ExpandersGramercy Theatre127 East 23rd StreetNew York, NY$20+ + + +Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pmFull Watts Band with BoomshotC’mon Everybody325 Franklin Avenue Brooklyn, NY$10-$12/21++ + + +Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pmBenefit for Action Against Fascism and Xenophobia (Charlottesville Legal Fund) w/The Ladrones, SkullCaster, Out of System Transfer, Uncle DjuzeppeThe Silent Barn603 Bushwick AvenueBrooklyn, NY$5-$20/All ages+ + + + Friday, February 9, 2018 @ 9:00 pmHR and Human Rights, Crazy Baldhead Dub ApparatusEl Cortez17 Ingraham StreetBrooklyn, NY $15/21++ + + + Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pmThe Pietasters and High School Football HeroesBrooklyn Bazaar150 Greenpoint AvenueBrooklyn, NY$17 in advance/$20 day of showAll ages+ + + +Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pmThe Wailers, The Far EastBrooklyn Bowl61 Wythe AvenueBrooklyn, NY$20/21++ + + +Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pmThe Skatalites, The AlchemysticsBrooklyn Bowl61 Wythe AvenueBrooklyn, NY$15/21++ + + +Friday, March 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm45 Adapters, Hub City Stompers, Legion 76, Guns Don’t Run, No Parole, Los PerrosKingsland269 Norman AvenueBrooklyn, NY$10/16++ + + +Friday, March 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pmCoolie Ranx Birthday Bash with Pilfers, Full Watts Band, Reggay Lords, Love Always, Typhoid RosieBrooklyn Bazaar150 Greenpoint AvenueBrooklyn, NY $20/All ages+ + + + Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pmHollie CookElsewhere (Hall)599 Johnson AvenueBrooklyn, NY$20 in advance/$22 day of show/16++ + + +Sunday, March 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pmThe English Beat w/Dave WakelingCity Winery155 Varick StreetNew York, NY$40-$60+ + + +Monday, March 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pmThe English Beat w/Dave WakelingCity Winery155 Varick StreetNew York, NY$40-$60+ + + +Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pmThe Annual 4:20 Reggae Fiesta on the River w/Dub is a Weapon, Crazy Baldhead Dub Apparatus, plus Specials Guests TBARocks Off Concert Cruise – Aboard the Harbor LightsBoards 23rd Street and the FDRManhattan, NY$29 in advance/$35 day of show21++ + + +

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