Third wave ska band Save Ferris is BACK and will be playing at the Fine Line this Saturday! Local band Umbrella Bed will open the show. Tickets are available now. Check out their new single “The New Sound” featuring Neville Staple from the Specials.
2017 is a great time to be a ska fan in Minneapolis! Reel Big Fish played here earlier this month, and in the coming months there are some really great touring bands stopping by. February 6 – Less Than Jake and Pepper March 4 – Jeff Rosenstock March 11 – Save Ferris March 31 – […]
We are excited to see Symarip’s Monty Neysmith next Saturday July 30 at the Nomad World Pub! He will be backed by the Bishops from Omaha. Local rude boys Rocksteady Breakfast will also appear, and DJ Aaron Porter will keep the dance floor filled in between sets. Check out more info and RSVP here!
MNSKA band Defuser has just released new songs available on Bandcamp and Soundcloud. The two songs, “Sitcom” and “Take It and Run,” definitely put them on the radar as a band to watch for in the future. The 5-piece group has been playing together since last August, and this digital release is the first for the St. […]
We are having a summer get-together in two weeks! Come meet and greet local musicians and fellow ska fans at Steven’s Square Park on June 6th from 7-9 PM. We’ll have ice cream (including a vegan option), toppings, bowls and spoons, and cones available for you to make a sweet treat. All are welcome to […]
One of my recent favorite bands the Abruptors (Buffalo, NY) has come released a new single “Rise and Fall” today: Rise & Fall Single by The AbruptorsCheck out their Bandcamp page to download the track and listen to more tunes, including a cover of OG Deals Gone Bad’s “Be Mine Tonight”. As we’ve mentioned before, […]
Rocksteady Breakfast is officially back with a new EP titled “West Bank Boogie.” To celebrate, they are playing a free show on May 6th with Disaggio, Verminoze, and Liquor Beats Winter at the Hexagon Bar, followed by performance in St Cloud at the Red Carpet Keller Bar the next night. The 7-track CD will feature […]
Ska label Stubborn Records has launched a special “Upsetter Fire Rescue Squad” t shirt and embroidered patch to fund raise for legendary reggae producer Lee “Scratch” Perry. In December of 2015, Perry’s home studio was destroyed by a fire after leaving a candle unattended. “My whole secret laboratory burned out,” he posted on Facebook after the fire, “Everything […]
Buffalo, New York ska band the Abruptors has been on my radar since late last summer, so I was stoked to learn they are releasing a 3-song 7″ EP on Asian Man Records this summer. I got a sneak peek of the songs a few months back, and I was definitely dancing in my chair while listening. (If their […]
We are proud to announce we will soon have MNSKA shirts available for purchase at shows! You guys have been asking, so we made it happen! If you want to be one of the first to get your hands on the new shirt design, you can buy a shirt during our presale. You gotta act […]