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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Tonight @ the Turner Hall Ballroom - 8 p.m.

When the Pabst Theater organization announced that it would begin booking concerts at the Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukeeans knew to expect different kinds of acts than the ones that typically play the Pabst, but nothing could have prepared them for the sheer amount of ska groups booked at the ballroom. Case in point . . .
Saturday, April 19, 2008

Tonight @ Alverno College - 8:00 p.m.

There’s something reassuring about international ska bands, a comfort that comes from knowing that although a band may hail from half a globe away, their music can still sound like it was recorded next door. The French outfit Babylon Circus, which plays an 8 p.m. show at Alverno College tonight, puts a few globe . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Tonight @ the Mirimar Theatre - 7:00 PM

Widely recognized as the longest-running American ska band, The Toasters celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2007. Throughout the years, they’ve dabbled in every brand of popular ska, from ’80s Two Tone to punky ’90s third wave and smooth roots reggae, often with a greater ear for melody than their . . .
02.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Dave Wakeling has some advice for any '80s band considering reuniting: Stay as far from VH1 as possible. Wakeling learned this lesson several years ago, when his early '80s ska-pop band, the Beat�known in America as the English Beat�appeared on the cable network's "Bands Reunited," a program that attempted to reunite the classic line-ups of fallen bands. Most of the Beat had just ...
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008

Today @ the Turner Hall Ballroom

When the Pabst Theater organization announced that it would begin booking concerts at the Turner Hall Ballroom, music fans knew to expect different musical acts than the ones that play the Pabst, but nothing could have prepared them

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