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Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

From a press release: The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime’s music, Badfish: […]

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NEPA Rockers Roll brings bikes and live ska music to Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca on July 25

NEPA Rockers Roll brings bikes and live ska music to Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca on July 25

From a press release: Local motorcycle enthusiasts NEPA Rockers will host their 11th annual NEPA Rockers Roll on Saturday, July 25 at Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca. Philadelphia ska punk bands Catbite and The Manipulators will perform following a motorcycle ride, bike and scooter show with trophies, cookout, and silent auction of motorcycle-related items. The event […]

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Big D and the Kids Table, Pietasters, and more ska bands play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 7

Big D and the Kids Table, Pietasters, and more ska bands play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 7

From a press release: Ska punk music will be skanking back into the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains when Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters return with Mephiskapheles and Catbite on Saturday, Nov. 7. A special guest is also TBA. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River St., Plains) open […]

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Hub City Stompers headline ska/punk show at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 28

Hub City Stompers headline ska/punk show at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 28

From a press release: New Jersey ska band Hub City Stompers will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, March 28 for a night of ska, punk, and rock and roll with Philadelphia favorites Duffy’s Cut and Wilkes-Barre’s own punk/oi trio Diamond Dogz. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River […]

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Peach Fest ska/reggae band Bumpin Uglies plays at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 3

Peach Fest ska/reggae band Bumpin Uglies plays at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 3

From a press release: Following their 2019 Peach Music Festival performance, it was announced today that Maryland ska/punk/reggae band Bumpin Uglies will return to Scranton for a show at Stage West on Friday, Jan. 3 as part of their 2020 Lava Sharks & Water Parks Tour. Wilkes-Barre reggae rockers Elephants Dancing will open the 21+ […]

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Reggae rockers Sublime with Rome return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 5

Reggae rockers Sublime with Rome return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Sublime with Rome, a collaboration between bassist Eric Wilson of multi-platinum ska punk band Sublime and vocalist/guitarist Rome Ramirez, will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. with The Expendables and Tropidelic. The reggae rock trio from Long Beach, […]

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Big D and the Kids Table brings ska back to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 3

Big D and the Kids Table brings ska back to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 3

From a press release: It was announced today that Boston ska punk band and Vans Warped Tour mainstays Big D and the Kids Table will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, May 3 with punk rockers Blanks 77 and ska trio Disposable, both from New Jersey. Doors at the Jazz […]

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Ska/reggae punks Bumpin’ Uglies return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on June 9

Ska/reggae punks Bumpin’ Uglies return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on June 9

From a press release: After performing there in February, Maryland ska/punk/reggae quartet Bumpin’ Uglies will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, June 9, this time with a new album in stores and online. Wilkes-Barre soul rock singer/songwriter Jordan Ramirez of Half Dollar and Fake Fight will open the show. Doors […]

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Ska bands Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters take over Jazz Cafe in Plains on Sept. 15

Ska bands Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters take over Jazz Cafe in Plains on Sept. 15

From a press release: Ska music is skanking back into the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains in a big way – Vans Warped Tour mainstays Big D and the Kids Table, longtime ska outfit The Pietasters, and New Jersey’s Hub City Stompers will “pick it up” on Saturday, Sept. 15. Doors at the Jazz […]

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Bumpin’ Uglies and Elephants Dancing play ska and reggae at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 9

Bumpin’ Uglies and Elephants Dancing play ska and reggae at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 9

From a press release: Maryland ska/punk/reggae quartet Bumpin’ Uglies will be teaming up with Wilkes-Barre’s own reggae rock band Elephants Dancing and soul rock singer/songwriter Jordan Ramirez of Half Dollar and Fake Fight for a show at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains this Friday, Feb. 9. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. […]