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Big Friday night groove session with 3 of SD's most real Ska/Rocksteady/Reggae bands at one of SD's most chill venues, the Tin Can Alehouse
Live Performances by: 2000 Tons Of TNT The STEADY 45s SKAMANIA ALL STARS plus: Skamania Presents: The Biggest Ska & Rocksteady Clash Of The Century ~ Saturday, February 1st. TEN of The Finest Ska & Rocksteady Selectors From TJ(Mex), San Diego, San. Francisco, Las Vegas, LA. NY, Chicago and more The victor will walk away with the much coveted Treasure Isle/Studio One Trophy!
No Kings with 2000 Tons of TNT and Dewey and the Peoples
Sounds Like: The Aggrolites, Tim Armstrong, Green Room Rockers, The Slackers, Los Granadians Del Espacio Exterior
Bio: San Diego's 2000 Tons of TNT returns with their second self-released album At Studio Mochilero. Picking up where 2012's Reggae Mysteria left off, the new disc once again captures the quintet's funky love affair and experimentation with heavy Jamaican grooves. This time around the album (which was...See Full Bio
2000 Tons of TNT has a show on 04/20/2014 at 03:20 PM @ Common Gr... in San Diego, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/274765946 #concert
“The band moves effortlessly—if frenetically—from the title track’s shuffling instrumental reggae, which would not feel out of place on a Trojan Records compilation, to “Shot in the Dark,” the raw stomp of which recalls UK garage band The Prisoners and ’60s mod/psych stormers The Creation. Elsewhere, organ-led instrumentals grind like the earliest days of Acid Jazz as purveyed by Prisoners alumni The James Taylor Quartet, while “Cleansing Sound” conjures ’80s garage soul outfit Makin’ Time. These disparate flavors and colors have made it difficult to define the band, which took its name from a rare 1969 reggae instrumental by The G.G. Rhythm Section. “That’s why we say we’re a band that interprets the music of late-’60s Jamaican and Britain through an American lens. ’Cause when I say we’re an American reggae band, people say, ‘You don’t sound like Sublime.’””