With the dust settling from various New Year’s celebrations and the Santas from Throwdown back in storage, it’s time to plan your next ska show. May we suggest hitting up The Midway Cafe in Jamaica Plain this Saturday? A modest $8 will get you an evening with The Screw-Ups, Stray Bullets, The New Limits, and The Copacetics. These bands have played in various combinations before at Midway and it’s always a great time. Be prepared for sing-alongs, dancing, and knowing these bands, some collaborations and guest appearances.
But wait, perhaps you’ve never been to The Midway? Where is it? How do I get to Jamaica Plain? It’s less than a 10-minute walk from the Green St Orange line station. Easy. If you’re looking to make a day of it, start your afternoon at Sam Adams, grab dinner at Doyle’s, and then stumble into the Midway. You can’t go wrong!
The Screw-Ups – “Treat Me Right” – The Midway Cafe, 4/4/14
The hosts for the evening, this Boston/CT quartet will keep you dancing long into the night.
Stray Bullets – “Knife for the Pusherman” – Music Video
These Boston punk heroes just keep delivering solid punk jams with a message.
The New Limits – “Saturday Morning” – Live at WEMF
The Copacetics – “Soulful Strut/Summer’s Coming/Bend Down Low” – The Midway Cafe, 4/4/14
Smooth ska with 60s style from Providence. Their debut release was one of our favorite albums of 2015.
Hope to see you there! Keep watching our concert calendar all year-round for ska shows in the Boston area