Upcoming Boston Area Ska Shows

April 26, 2018
  • The Perceptionists, Dub Apocalypse
    Date: April 26, 2018
    Time: 9:00 pm
    Location: Lizard Lounge, 1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mr. Lif & Akrobatik are The Perceptionists; they'll be backed by members of Dub Apocalypse, 21+, $15, Facebook Event, Details, Show Preview, Tickets
April 28, 2018
  • Greg Roy and the Instigators, Concrete Constellation, Golden Lola, Passin' Jack
    Date: April 28, 2018
    Time: 9:00 pm
    Location: Hard Rock Cafe, 22-24 Clinton St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
    21+, $10 adv, $12 doors, Details and Tickets
May 10, 2018
  • Mickey Rickshaw, Buster Shuffle
    Date: May 10, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: Thunder Road, 379 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    21+, $10 Adv, $12 doors, Details, Tickets
May 16, 2018
  • Morgan Heritage, Jemere Morgan
    Date: May 16, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134, USA
    $20, 18+, Tickets
May 17, 2018
  • The Skatalites, The NB Rude Boys
    Date: May 17, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Greasy Luck Brewpub, 791 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA
May 18, 2018
  • (RI) Morgan Heritage, Culture, The Skatalites
    Date: May 18, 2018
    Time: 8:30 pm
    Location: Ocean Mist, 895A Matunuck Beach Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02879, USA
    21+, $45, Tickets
May 19, 2018
  • NOFX, Bad Religion, The Interrupters, Mad Caddies, Bad Cop Bad Cop, and more
    Date: May 19, 2018
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Location: Campanelli Stadium, 1 Feinberg Way, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Punk in Drublic Fest, 21+, $50, Tickets, Details
  • (RI) Roddy Radiation, The Scotch Bonnets, The Copacetics, Truth in Soul
    Date: May 19, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: The Parlour, 1119 N Main St, Providence, RI 02904, USA
    21+, $15, Facebook Event
May 20, 2018
  • Roddy Radiation of the Specials, The Scotch Bonnets, Void Union
    Date: May 20, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: O'Briens Pub, 3 Harvard Ave, Allston, MA 02134, USA
    18+, $10 adv/$12 doors, Facebook Event, Tickets
May 24, 2018
  • (RI) Short-Handed Goal, Matamoska, Sweet Babylon, They Were Robots
    Date: May 24, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: News Cafe, 43 Broad St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
May 26, 2018
  • (VA) Supernova International Ska Festival
    Date: May 26, 2018
    Time: 12:00 am
    Location: 1781 Brewing Company, 11109 Plank Rd, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA 22553, USA
May 27, 2018
  • Mad Conductor, Mickey Rickshaw, The Hempsteadys, The Natural Disasters
    Date: May 27, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Middle East Upstairs, 472-480 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    18+, $10, Tickets
June 2, 2018
  • (RI) The Slackers, Consuelo's Revenge, The Copacetics
    Date: June 2, 2018
    Time: 9:00 pm
    Location: The Met, 1005 Main St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    $15, Tickets
June 9, 2018
  • Dirty Heads, Iration, The Movement, Pacific Dub
    Date: June 9, 2018
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Location: Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210, USA
    $26, Tickets
June 17, 2018
  • Angelo Moore and the Brand New Step
    Date: June 17, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Sonia Live Music Venue, 10 Brookline St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    18+, $15, Tickets
June 20, 2018
  • The Toasters, The Void Union, The New Limits
    Date: June 20, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: Middle East Upstairs, 472-480 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
June 21, 2018
  • (RI) The Toasters
    Date: June 21, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: Alchemy, 71 Richmond St, 2nd Floor Providence, RI
    All Ages, $12, Tickets
  • The Holophonics
    Date: June 21, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: Sally O'Brien's, 335 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Details TBD
June 29, 2018
  • The Fad, Joystick, Brunt of It
    Date: June 29, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: O'Briens Pub, 3 Harvard Ave, Allston, MA 02134, USA
July 7, 2018
  • Levitate Festival
    Date: July 7, 2018
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location: Marshfield Fair, 140 Main St, Marshfield, MA 02050, USA
    with Trey Anastasio Band, The Head and The Heart, Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Lake Street Dive, Stick Figure, Greensky Bluegrass, Twiddle, Stephen Marley, Ripe, Xavier Rudd - Official, Turkuaz, The Suffers, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Samantha Fish, Jon and Roy, New Kingston, The Elovaters, West End Blend, The Quinns

    $15 - $370, Tickets and details
July 12, 2018
  • Freddie McGregor
    Date: July 12, 2018
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134, USA
    18+, $25, Tickets
July 27, 2018
  • Vans Warped Tour
    Date: July 27, 2018
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location: The Xfinity Center, 885 S Main St, Mansfield, MA 02048, USA
August 11, 2018
  • Beres Hammond, Chronixx
    Date: August 11, 2018
    Time: 6:30 pm
    Location: Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, USA
    Reggae in the Park, 21+, $58, Tickets
August 24, 2018
  • The Slackers Boat Cruise
    Date: August 24, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Massachusetts Bay Lines, 60 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, USA
    21+, $25 advance, $30 doors, Facebook Event, Tickets, Cruise Details
September 15, 2018
  • (Worcester) Streetlight Manifesto
    Date: September 15, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Palladium, 261 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608, USA

    All Ages, $25, Tickets

Jacob Wake Up!

Jacob Wake Up! is managing editor of Boston Ska (dot) net. He's been going to ska shows since high school and never looked back. Jake lives in Roslindale and works in communications by day. You can see him perform with The New Limits or strike up conversation with him at a local ska show.