| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:23 AM
1. Gettin' Down
Brother Down will perform from 8 to 11 Friday, Dec. 23 at Bulls and Bears Restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-0370.
2. What the doctor ordered
Moondog Medicine Show will perform at 9 Friday, Dec. 23 at...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Aberdeen Central's long losing streak ended, but a string of losses continued for Rapid City Stevens.
Aberdeen, which led for all except the first three minutes of the game, stopped a 27-game losing streak with a 60-54 win over Rapid City Stevens in...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Seasons 1 and 2 on DVD. Season 3 premieres on Adult Swim (Cartoon Network) at midnight on Feb. 2.
There's a 1998 segment from Conan O'Brien's earlier show that jokingly reveals a cast of characters Conan writers were working on. Among...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:33 PM
If you've heard a ska band on the radio or live, Tazy Phyllipz probably had something to do with it.
After helping bands like No Doubt and Sublime find their place on the musical map for more than 20 years, Phyllipz, an Irvine resident, is hoping to...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Yes, Halloween's supposed to be for kids, but some of us never grow up. Go get your boo on at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern on Wednesday, where NYC's Toasters (pictured) just might skank-rock your ass until you've shed those extra mini-Three Musketeers-...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The Hampton Jewish Mother is not a big space, but lately it's gone in big for local live music.
This past weekend, the restaurant and deli hosted two shows featuring Hampton singer-guitarist Johnny Trash (a.k.a. T.J. Linkous). Friday, Trash played...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:55 AM
The Arrogant Sons of Bitches
w/ The Fad, Dan Potthast and Hardcore Karaoke Pile-On Extravaganza!. $15, 7 p.m., May 25. Heirloom Arts Theatre, 155 Main St., Danbury, heirloomarts.org
Certain perks come with calling your band the Arrogant Sons of...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Ska fans, ranging in age from young teenagers to their grandparents' generation, danced at the Observatory in Santa Ana on Saturday as Save the Swim Team performed a short set of original songs and covers.
The Huntington Beach band opened up for ska...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Kids stayed up a little past their bedtimes this week as they watched the Aquabats perform fun ditties at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine.
The Huntington Beach ska group played for free Thursday as part of the park's Summer's End Weekend at the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Reel Big Fish was a huge influence in the '90s ska scene, and with a nationwide tour and the upcoming release of its new record, the Huntington Beach band hopes to revive its popularity.
In its heyday, Reel Big Fish's "Everything Sucks" peaked at No....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:17 PM
It's dangerous to drive while listening to HB Surround Sound's latest release, "Get Your Dance On," because that's exactly what listeners will want to do.
The album, which was released Sept. 4, features 10 original songs. Genres range from ska to pop-...