Posts Tagged ‘The Slackers’
Posted on August 17, 2010 - by Editor
Camden Jazz Cafe
Tuesday 10th August 2010
I have been to lots and lots of London venues past and present but strangely never frequented Camdens famous Jazz Cafe and what better night to break my cherry with the always impressive Slackers and highly promising Gecko. I arrived at a fairly early hour and Gecko was…
Posted on August 16, 2010 - by Editor
Vic Ruggiero of The Slackers has just announced a one-off solo show in London at the end of the band’s current summer tour.
He will be play a free gig at Bar Solo in Camden, north London, on Thursday 26th August. Vic’s solo shows are well loved for their impressive mix songs from his solo albums,…
Posted on July 12, 2010 - by Editor
So the good people running Camden Carnage have agreed to give away a pair of tickets for every night of Camden Carnage in August which features bands such as The Aggrolites, The Slackers, Star Fucking Hipsters, The Filaments, Frenzy, Agent Orange, Civet, Subhumans and many more.
Simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Camden Carnage” in the…
Posted on July 8, 2010 - by Editor
We have created a mini site for Camden Carnage with a little bio on each band and competition news to come; a pair of tickets up for grabs for each night!
With over 30 bands playing across 9 nights including The Slackers, The Aggrolites, Big D And the Kids Table, Subhumans, Agnostic Front, 7 Seconds, Star…
Posted on July 1, 2010 - by Editor
Distorted is proud and excited to be a media partner to Camden Carnage this year; Presenting 10 shows in 9 nights of quality punk, ‘billy, hardcore and ska at The Underworld, opposite Camden Town Tube Station , under The Worlds End pub, in sunny North London – plus 1 starter date at Camden Dingwalls down…Read the full story »
Posted on May 18, 2010 - by Emma Stone
Tuesday 11th May 2010
Sharing stages with the likes of Mustard Plug, The Star Fucking Hipsters and tonight’s headliners The Slackers has done Dirty Revolution the world of good. Being constantly on tour for the past month has allowed vocalist Reb Elle’s confidence to really shine through, both in her performance and addressing…
Posted on May 12, 2010 - by Editor
Saturday 8th May 2010
A Saturday night in the capital and a healthy dose of ska and good times were planned with the line-up promising plenty of dancing and skanking good times. The frustrating prolonged London weekend public tube engineering works meant I arrived late for the show, but to be fair to…
Posted on April 18, 2010 - by Editor
When the Hepcat show was announced for London some months ago, Distorted had to double check it was THE Hepcat that were to grace Europe and London on a brief tour. The reason for our doubts of course is that the legendary LA band had not ventured to the UK for over a decade. On…Read the full story »
Posted on April 13, 2010 - by Editor
The Great Rocksteady Swindle
A 12th studio album and with the band members involved in so many projects it seems like some sort of Slackers affiliated material drops trough the letterbox every quarter, luckily most of its is classy upbeat and musically varied; something we look forward to. Despite some recent efforts being…Read the full story »
Posted on March 2, 2010 - by Editor
New York’s eclectic sextet The Slackers will make their triumphant return to usher in the next chapter of ska with the release of The Great Rocksteady Swindle on April 19 via Hellcat Records. The band’s first single, ‘Anastasia’, can be heard now.
Featuring cuts like “Cheated,” “How It Feels” and “Thank You,” The Great…Read the full story »
Posted on January 15, 2010 - by Editor
All words & Photo by Imelda Michalczyk.
Ara Babajian – drummer with The Slackers, Leftover Crack and Star Fucking Hipsters
Imelda: Which has been your most memorable gig of 2009 (both played and attended)?
Ara: The most memorable show I played in 2009 was with The Slackers at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles. One of my…
Posted on September 16, 2008 - by Curvball
Legendary New York ska jazz institution Vic Ruggiero (keyboard player in demand for The Slackers / Rancid / The Transplants) has announced 4 exclusive UK tour dates at Halloween as part of his Autumn 2008 European Tour.
Although most well known in the UK for his work with The Slackers, Vic Ruggiero’s solo albums show a…
Posted on June 20, 2008 - by Curvball
Billed as “the finest ska, rocksteady & dub tour ever”, the Reggae for the People tour will feature PAMA INTERNATIONAL(featuring members from The Specials,Bentley Rhythm Ace,PWEI,Galliano), THE SLACKERS(USA’s premiere interpreters of Jamaican music), THE PIETASTERS (from Washington DC, the band that backed James Brown!) and MUNGOS HI FI (Scotlands No1 Sound System).
You can get all…
Posted on June 15, 2008 - by Curvball
All Ages Records, in London, are pleased to announce their first instore signing & acoustic performance by Vic & Dave of The Slackers. They will be at the store on Wednesday June 25th at 6pm signing copies of their new album and performing a few songs.Read the full story »