Mr. Furious/The Woods/The Straight Eights/Bombs Remain
The fourth annual prom-themed ska event comes to RI this year to party down! Get dressed up and dance the night away in style with a selection of some of the area's favorite ska bands.
Physical Tix! Message The Screw-Ups! Mephiskapheles are back in red and black for 2013. The band who invented the devilish, whimsical MTV- and radio-friendly genre of Satanic Ska, then defied critics by exploring even greater possibilities for their darkly original ska fusion, have reunited with a new tour and new album in the works. Formed in the East Village of New York City in early 1991 by a group of artists, ad-agency employees, and jazz musicians, Mephiskapheles played their first show on Long Island. From day one, the band began to attract a diverse, dedicated fan base. Flash-forward to today with Satanic Ska being, without a doubt, the genre of music most relevant to our current times. Mephiskapheles are picking up where they left off, with a reissue program with Jump Up Records, a focused performance schedule, and a new Mephiskapheles album slated for 2014.
Bio: Mr. Furious is a punk injected ska band formed in early 2012 after Dargles and Devon attended a NoFX show and decided to form a band. After collaborating for a few months, they added Chris and Janet to the lineup in April. Soon after, Monica was added on sax. Their first show was played in Septem...See Full Bio