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Ska (genre)

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  • Massive rock quarry proposed near Temecula is rejected

     
    The Riverside County Planning Commission on Wednesday tentatively voted down a massive rock quarry proposed near Temecula that was strongly opposed by the city and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians....
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    The Top 5 Concerts of the coming week: 1. THE TOASTERS Five months after ska icons The Toasters were snowed out of its 30th anniversary tour show at Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café, it’s back to make good on its commitment.......
  • Coachella 2011: Aquabats make dragons and Danny DeVito appear onstage

     
    Aside from conjuring their own origin stories, superhero ska band the Aquabats dole out plenty of epic mythology in their lyrics. Nowhere was that more apparent in their Friday night set than in the performance of "Lucky Dragon Lady." In......
  • Iconic ska band's snow-postponed Crocodile Rock show rescheduled

     
    The Toasters, the iconic ska band whose Jan. 18 show at Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café was postponed by a snowstorm, has been rescheduled for June 9. All tickets for the Jan. 18 show will be honored at the new show.......
  • Less Than Jake shows (mostly) strengths, weaknesses at Sherman Theater show

     
    Less Than Jake’s show Tuesday at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg showed why the ska/punk band is so revered by its fans. But it also demonstrated why the band never really has broken above cult status, and why only about 500......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts for the week: 1. THE TOASTERS New York City band The Toasters is arguably the longest-running ska band in the United States, having started in 1981, and its 1987 album “Skaboom!” often is credited......
  • Ska band postpones Crocodile Rock show at last minute

     
    The Toasters, the iconic ska band scheduled to play tonight at Crocodile Rock Cafe, has just left the venue know they can't make it to the show, and it has been postponed. The Toasters Croc Rock says it's looking to......
  • Did The English Beat's lyrics predict the future?

     
    As with much punk/new wave/ska music in the early 1980s – when England and other European countries were roiling in political upheaval -- The English Beat’s songs were tinged with politics. But 30 years later, the 2 Tone ska group’s......
  • Comedy Warehouse alumni entertain at Orlando Improv Festival

     
    I relived some of Pleasure Island's glory days last night when former members of Disney's Comedy Warehouse performed together at the Orlando Improv Festival. Brian Bradley, Mark Daniel, Lisa Glaze, Matt Horohoe, Robby Pigott and John Telfer took the stage...
  • Iconic ska band completes Musikfest lineup

    Sublime with Rome, the version of ska band Sublime that reformed with a new lead singer last year 13 years after lead singer Bradley Nowell’s death, will complete the 10-day lineup at Musikfest’s RiverPlace main stage, the festival announced this morning....
  • There Are 65 Different Acts At The Warped Tour This Year. Here's A Few Notables.

    There Are 65 Different Acts At The Warped Tour This Year. Here's A Few Notables.
    Touring music festivals just aren't what they used to be. Granted, that statement uses a platitude, but it's not rose-colored hyperbole — it's the truth. Pick a touring fest from the '90s — Lollapalooza, Lilith Fair, Ozzfest — and you'll...
  • Our Picks: Three Must-Have Pietasters Records

    Our Picks: Three Must-Have Pietasters Records
    The Pietasters are Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia's premier soul ska band, and have been for about 20 years now. They've put out a bunch of albums during that time, and these are the three that we would recommend starting out with: Oolooloo (1995)...