Uptones + Phenomenauts Touch Down @ Ashkenaz!

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 from Portland, Oregon. What an amazing bill! This show is Buster Approved.

THE SKA PARADE 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH 6 HOURS OF SKA! @ VANS WARPED TOUR

Tazy Philips’ Ska Parade has been promoting and championing ska music and ska bands for two (count ’em!) two whole decades. This ska doggie will be there, celebrating with Voodoo Glow Skulls, The Uptones, Knock-Out, Gogo 13, Monkey, The Impalers, The Skank Agents and more. This event takes place on the Kevin Says Stage @ the Vans Warped Tour in California. Tickets and venue info here. Big poster file here so u can print for yr wall. Buster sez don’t miss!

The Uptones – “Bad Men Of Bodie” mp3

The Uptones – “Bad Men Of Bodie” mp3

A fine gold-country ska nugget from The Uptones. Jeanne Geiger’s trombone solo always brings down the house when they perform this song live. From the Skankin’ Foolz Unite! CD, on Fun Fun Fun Recordings. They even put my ska doggie mug on the front cover!

The Uptones – “Bonnie and Clyde” mp3

The Uptones – “Bonnie and Clyde” mp3

West coast ska pioneers The Uptones bringin’ their unique take on the tale of Bonnie and Clyde. As told by The Rev. Paul Jackson, this ska saga is sung from the perspective of the ghost of Buck Burroughs – famous criminal Clyde Burroughs’ deceased brother. Follow all that? Fine, put all the jewelry in the bag and no funny business.