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.
THIS IS FROM INDIANA? yep....from NWI to indy all the way to the tip of the boot. We are proud to rep that Hoosier Homegrown. GRR mixes the Bass Heavy sounds of Jamaica from its original golden era with All-American Soul. Its boot stompin, finger snappin music for those whole like the small axe sharp and ready.
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.
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.
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
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 .