Chris Murray Combo is an acoustic based trio featuring Ben Farrar on drums and backing vocals, Eddie “Chiquis” Lozoya on bass and backing vocals, and Chris Murray on acoustic guitar and lead vocals. Combining elements of ska, reggae and folk music, CMC creates a sound that is both fresh and roots.
Royal City Riot formed on Long Island in November 2006, in the wake of the break up of The Vagabonds, and featuring members of Spider Nick & The Maddogs, The Homecoming Queens, and Kickboxing Fury. Their musical style is a blend of soul, reggae, and ska, creating a sound that is both authentic and unique while still paying homage to the genres' roots.
Tri-State Conspiracy is a hard-hitting ska-and-swing ensemble based in New York City. Since their formation in 2001, they have played over 100 shows at venues including CBGB, The Knitting Factory, SOB's, Hard Rock Cafe (NYC), Maxwell's (Hoboken, NJ), and The Chance Theater (Poughkeepsie
Dave Hillyard, is the premier saxophone player of New York City Ska/Reggae group, The Slackers. Hillyard is also previous member of the LA Traditional ska outfit, Hepcat and also has championed 3 Albums with his own improvisational Jazz/Ska/Rocksteady/Afrobeat group, Dave Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7.
BABAYAGA is a ska-reggae-funk band from Jena (Germany). The group consists of young musicians from three nations (Germany, Italy, Ukraine): Hannes [vocals, keyboards], Viktor , Sebl , Gerlando , Oli , Maddin and Chris .
During their 19 years together, many bands have come and gone, but with the recent release of their new live album - One More Night With You - Skavenjah remains one of the constants in the world of SKA music.