Ska combined elements of Caribbean mento and calypso with American jazz and rhythm and blues. It is characterized by a walking bass line, accented guitar or piano rhythms on the offbeat. In the early 1960s, ska was the dominant musical genre of Jamaica, and it was also popular with British mods. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Zabili Mi Żółwia

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3rd Annual Wake and Bake Weekend
Less Than JakeConcert
High Dive
Gainesville, United States
29.650367 -82.327034

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Friday 5 September 2014
The AquabatsConcert The Depot
Salt Lake City UT, United States
40.760588 -111.89395

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Saturday 6 September 2014
The English BeatConcert SPACE
Evanston, IL, Chicago, United States
42.040885 -87.68007

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The Bruce Lee BandConcert Bottom of the Hill
San Francisco CA, United States
37.765047 -122.396477

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Wednesday 10 September 2014
The English BeatConcert FTC on StageOne
Fairfield, United States
41.142518 -73.257608
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Tuesday 16 September 2014
Mad CaddiesConcert The Orpheum
Tampa FL, United States
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  • holdtrojan

    hold trojan skinhead spirit ! ska 1jour de1979 . ska,skin,scooter ,30 apres .No nazi no drugs no red ,just beer and ska and vespa !...

    last month
  • dylstew

    Shouldn't original ska bands like the Skatalites be here?

    June 2014
  • GusAbreu


    January 2014
  • alencar1990

    OneBlackStripe: This honor goes to post-rock. No other genre could be more lifeless and unexciting than post-rock.

    December 2013
  • ElectroPeter

    But the most listened artists are from "Ska Punk", "2 Tone", "Third Wave Ska", the original Ska is very relaxing very close to the Reggae, lol

    October 2013
  • OneBlackStripe

    worst genre ever?

    October 2013
  • xxangelchanxx

    @kiwiflash lol u care so much

    July 2013
  • deadhead2089

    boston based ska-core band interrobang!? just released their debut full length produced by Jeff Rosenstock (BTMI) and Steve Foote (Big D). Check it out!

    May 2013
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