The Toasters plus Special Guests
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It's impossible to talk about ska music in the USA and not mention The Toasters. Ever since introducing their brand of 2-Tone influenced ska music to an unsuspecting American public in 1981, The Toasters have been on point of a movement that is now taking the country by storm.
The Toasters, are "Ska Pioneers" (Billboard magazine) and boldly go where no ska band has gone before. Having been compared to the Ramones, due to their longevity and adherence to core principles, the Toasters are held to be one of most influential ska bands out there. Their lean, mean ska machine has galvanized audiences and musicians alike with their embrace of the Jamaica-born pop music style that overwhelmed England in the 1960's, migrated to America in the early 1980s, and went global in the 1990s. The hallmark Toasters sound sits at the nexus of Reggae, Jazz, Punk and Soul and is the musical equivalent of a brass knuckle-duster.