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Ska (genre)

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  • The Arrogant Sons of Bitches reunite at Heirloom Arts on May 25

    The Arrogant Sons of Bitches reunite at Heirloom Arts on May 25
    The Arrogant Sons of Bitches w/ The Fad, Dan Potthast and Hardcore Karaoke Pile-On Extravaganza!. $15, 7 p.m., May 25. Heirloom Arts Theatre, 155 Main St., Danbury, heirloomarts.org   Certain perks come with calling your band the Arrogant Sons of...
  • Swim Team starts with a bang

    Swim Team starts with a bang
    Ska fans, ranging in age from young teenagers to their grandparents' generation, danced at the Observatory in Santa Ana on Saturday as Save the Swim Team performed a short set of original songs and covers. The Huntington Beach band opened up for ska...
  • Music Review: Aquabats have kid-friendly show at Great Park

    Music Review: Aquabats have kid-friendly show at Great Park
    Kids stayed up a little past their bedtimes this week as they watched the Aquabats perform fun ditties at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The Huntington Beach ska group played for free Thursday as part of the park's Summer's End Weekend at the...
  • Reel Big Fish mounts comeback with CD, tour

     Reel Big Fish mounts comeback with CD, tour
    Reel Big Fish was a huge influence in the '90s ska scene, and with a nationwide tour and the upcoming release of its new record, the Huntington Beach band hopes to revive its popularity. In its heyday, Reel Big Fish's "Everything Sucks" peaked at No....
  • Surround Sound gets it on

    Surround Sound gets it on
    It's dangerous to drive while listening to HB Surround Sound's latest release, "Get Your Dance On," because that's exactly what listeners will want to do. The album, which was released Sept. 4, features 10 original songs. Genres range from ska to pop-...
  • Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn

    Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn
    Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass. An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
  • Review: New Reel Big Fish album has a 'Sour Patch quality'

    Review: New Reel Big Fish album has a 'Sour Patch quality'
    Huntington Beach ska rockers Reel Big Fish have swum back into the music scene with their latest release, "Candy Coated Fury." The band's first album of original music since 2007's "Monkeys for Nothin' and the Chimps for Free," "Candy Coated Fury"...
  • Reel Big Fish end tour with a splash

    Reel Big Fish end tour with a splash
    After completing a nationwide tour last weekend, Huntington Beach ska bands Reel Big Fish and Suburban Legends returned home to Orange County on Saturday for a final tour performance at the City National Grove of Anaheim. Kicking off the show, the...
  • Keeping ska afloat

    Keeping ska afloat
    Save the Swim Team has already accomplished a lot in its five-year career so far. It's played with bands like Big D and the Kids Table and Reel Big Fish and released a full-length CD. And the members have done it all on their own. The Huntington Beach...
  • Originalites make music top priority

    Originalites make music top priority
    The Originalites' show calendar is not only booked on the band's website, but also in members' minds. "We already know which shows we're going to play, so that's money already made," said drummer Peter Fontes, 22. Booking as many shows as possible is...
  • Ska/Reggae Die-Hard King Django Visits the El 'N' Gee and BAR This Week

    Ska/Reggae Die-Hard King Django Visits the El 'N' Gee and BAR This Week
    King Django w/ The Hempsteadys, the Snails and Matt MacLeod. $5-$10. 9 p.m., Dec. 15. The El 'n' Gee, 86 Golden St., New London. Also w/ Spring Heeled Jack and Vic Ruggiero. Free, 9 p.m., Dec. 19. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, manicproductions....
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Pennsylvania Republicans Spar Over Senate Endorsement.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The final weekend of January 2012 is off to a rainy start here in the Seat of Power, so we'll dispense with the usual formalities and just dive right into a countdown of the Top......