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Skatalites

Music
Saturday, September 16
8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Jamaica's premier ska band since 1964

The Skatalites have been together since 1964, when ska emerged. The band became the go-to backing instrumentalists working with the developing artists of the day, including Toots and The Maytals, Prince Buster and “The Wailing Wailers” featuring Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer.

The Skatalites have toured the globe, bringing their infectious rhythms to every corner of the world. The band has experienced many lineup changes over the past 50 years, with some of its original members now gone. However, it still features some of the original members, including original vocalist Doreen Shaffer.

More information on their website


 Check out the full 2017 Madison World Music Festival schedule.


 

 

The Skatalites have been together since 1964, when ska emerged. The band became the go-to backing instrumentalists working with the developing artists of the day, including Toots and The Maytals, Prince Buster and “The Wailing Wailers” featuring Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer.

The Skatalites have toured the globe, bringing their infectious rhythms to every corner of the world. The band has experienced many lineup changes over the past 50 years, with some of its original members now gone. However, it still features some of the original members, including original vocalist Doreen Shaffer.

More information on their website


 Check out the full 2017 Madison World Music Festival schedule.


 

 

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