Last week, Asbestos Records announced that CT ska legends Spring Heeled Jack will be gracing Boston with its presence for the first time since last October’s Skalapalooza. Unlike last year’s affair, they’re not billing themselves as “acoustic” this year. If you were fortunate enough to make it to New York City for the Apple Stomp, you caught the real deal with horns and all. (If I may play the elitist for a moment, the really special event was the two-night reunion in May of 2010 at Toad’s Place in the New Haven. It was epic but rest assured I was still front and center singing my heart out at Apple Stomp).
Welcome To Title Town: Two-Day Ska Festival April 15-16
In a 2008 ESPN poll, Boston ranked 5th among viewers as “Title Town, USA.” By 2011, various publications were declaring Boston to be Title Town. What’s all this got to do with a ska show?