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The Skatalites (175th Concert Series)

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Thursday, April 25
7 - 10 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Shannon Hall
Cost: Free
The Skatalites are a first-wave ska band from Jamaica, originally formed in 1964.

Opener: One Beer, Please.

Part of the 175th Concert Series.

The Skatalites are a first-wave ska band from Jamaica. They played initially between 1963 and 1965, and recorded many of their best known songs in the period, including "Guns of Navarone." They also played on records by Prince Buster and backed many other Jamaican artists who recorded during that period, including Bob Marley & The Wailers, on their first single "Simmer Down."[1] They reformed in 1983 and have played together ever since.

 

Opening:  local madison ska band One Beer, Please.

 

Part of the 175th Concert Series.

The Skatalites are a first-wave ska band from Jamaica. They played initially between 1963 and 1965, and recorded many of their best known songs in the period, including "Guns of Navarone." They also played on records by Prince Buster and backed many other Jamaican artists who recorded during that period, including Bob Marley & The Wailers, on their first single "Simmer Down."[1] They reformed in 1983 and have played together ever since.

 

Opening:  local madison ska band One Beer, Please.

 

Part of the 175th Concert Series.

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