Poke Da Squid Host CD Release Party at El Corazon, by Holly Homan

On Friday April 4, Seattle band Poke Da Squid played a concert to celebrate the release of I Honestly Had Higher Expectations (click to see my earlier review of the CD).

Poke Da Squid is a young band. I’m positive all members are under the age of 30. They’re also adorable and ooze charm . . . → Read More: Poke Da Squid Host CD Release Party at El Corazon, by Holly Homan

I Honestly Had Higher Expectations – Poke Da Squid Album Review, by Holly Homan

Poke Da Squid’s new release, I Honestly Had Higher Expectations, is a very poppy album with heavy ska elements and even some harder rock. “Two Drunks Make It Write” starts things off. This song has some Blink 182 and a bit of Less Than Jake influences with catchy guitar hooks and even catchier harmonies. . . . → Read More: I Honestly Had Higher Expectations – Poke Da Squid Album Review, by Holly Homan

Toasters Headline the 10th Annual Seattle Ska Fest Kicking Off A New Month of Fine Live Music at El Corazon, By Holly Homan

Poke Da Squid

Friday night was the start of a new month and the kickoff of what looks to be a very busy month in Seattle for great bands playing live music. And what a kickoff this was! This kick off runs rings around the kickoffs I will be avoiding on Super Bowl Sunday. . . . → Read More: Toasters Headline the 10th Annual Seattle Ska Fest Kicking Off A New Month of Fine Live Music at El Corazon, By Holly Homan

The Toasters, Poorsport, Juice, Poke Da Squid and Life Afterlife Wow An Enthusiastic Crowd at Seattle’s El Corazon, By Holly Homan

Toasters

Last night, February 4th, 2012, I once again headed to Seattle’s El Corazon where ska legends The Toasters were headlining a show.

When I arrived, the opening band, Life Afterlife, was just starting. Life Afterlife is a five-piece from the Tacoma area who play a mix from pure punk pop to some harder . . . → Read More: The Toasters, Poorsport, Juice, Poke Da Squid and Life Afterlife Wow An Enthusiastic Crowd at Seattle’s El Corazon, By Holly Homan