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21 + Cover is $10 Doors are at 7PM 10:15 pm Skarroñeros 9:30 pm The Beatdown 8:45 pm The Rudie Crew 8:00 pm The Beat Brigade
Come out and celebrate the long-awaited release of everybody's favorite band-The Purslaines! The new album, The Devil's Arms, will be available at the show!
Rock and Roll Girlie Burlesque show With Los Dudes,Purslaines, Bikini Car wash,
Sounds Like: English Beat, The Specials, Madness, The Clash, Rancid
Bio: Since the Mid 80's with the explosion of the third wave of the SKA scene coming out of England, The BEAT BRIGADE was born and join the likes of the TOASTERS, Second Step, Boilers, Akings, Urban Blight and more and created a NYC SKA scene like no other!
The Beat Brigade blends a mix of SKA, Regga...See Full Bio
"Beat Brigade were a great example--along with The Toasters, Urban Blight, NY Citizens, Second Step, The Boilers, AKings, and City Beat--of the gritty, aggressive, and adventurous NYC ska sound that had developed in the wake of 2 Tone (and helped bring about the rise of the so-called Third Wave of ska in the 1990s)! Yet, these were no Specials/Madness/Beat/Selecter wannabes--though they clearly loved those bands and built upon/expanded the 2 Tone sound to incorporate all sorts of diverse musical elements from funk to punk to New Wave and beyond. Indeed, Beat Brigade's sound can best be characterized as the modern, punky ska of The Specials crossed with the New Wave bite and verbosity of Elvis Costello, and the musical exploration of The Beat, all topped off with the political awareness/attitude of The Clash. Fortunately for ska fans in the 21st century, Beat Brigade reunited a few years ago (with original members Carmelo Dibartolo, Jack Hoppenstand, Frank Usamanont, Erick Storkman,"