On Feb 1, Seattle’s Funhouse hosted a night of ska this time with New York’s the Toasters headlining.
Aside from bass player Tim, and of course front man Bucket, the members of the Toasters change with every tour. This doesn’t discount the level of musicianship in every member every show. This time the horn . . . → Read More: The Funhouse Hosts A Lively Night of Ska Featuring The Toasters, by Holly Homan
Tuesday night February 9 marked the annual return of ska masters The Toasters. They embarked immediately on long time favorites, “I’m Running Right Through the World” and “Pirate Radio,” but it was when they played “Weekend In LA” that the dance floor really lit up. I didn’t see a still body on that dance . . . → Read More: Seattle’s Funhouse Hosts New York’s The Toasters for a Fun Night Of Ska, by Holly Homan
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
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
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
New York City ska legends, The Toasters, are headed to the Northwest as part of their 30th anniversary tour. They will appear:
Feb 02 – Plan B Portland, OR Feb 03 – Iron Road Studios Vancouver, Canada Feb 04 – El Corazon Seattle, WA Feb 05 – Shredder Boise, ID
More tour dates at . . . → Read More: The Toasters Take NYC Ska on 30th Anniversary Tour