English Beat Play to a Sell-Out Crowd at the Showbox After Playing a Small Show At a Local Guitar Store, by Holly Homan

On Friday, February 21, I had the utmost pleasure of watching ska legends The English Beat perform two shows. One was an intimate performance at The Guitar Store in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood and the other was a sold-out performance at the Showbox downtown.

The performance at the Guitar Store attracted about 60 to . . . → Read More: English Beat Play to a Sell-Out Crowd at the Showbox After Playing a Small Show At a Local Guitar Store, by Holly Homan

El Corazon Brings Out a Ska-Filled Night With The Toasters, Easy Big Fella, The Georgetown Orbits & The Skablins, By Holly Homan

Toasters

It’s a Tuesday night and four great ska bands play to a sparse but energetic crowd at El Corazon.

The night was headlined by the legendary NYC band, The Toasters. I first saw The Toasters in 1996 at the Bumbershoot festival, but spent much of the time chasing my then six-year-old son around. . . . → Read More: El Corazon Brings Out a Ska-Filled Night With The Toasters, Easy Big Fella, The Georgetown Orbits & The Skablins, By Holly Homan