Tuesday Sept 26



$15 Backstage / Doors at 7:30


Formed on the lower East Side in 1981, The Toasters have become synonymous with American 2 Tone Ska music. The band forged their instantly recognizable "East Side Beat" sound in such famous Big Apple dancehalls as CBGB's, and been named as a Top 20 core artist alongside legends like the Ramones, Blondie, and the Talking Heads. Widely acclaimed as launching the Third Wave Ska revival, the Toasters went on to form the famous Moon Records label and kick-started the careers of dozens of bands. Their early collaborations with the iconic Joe Jackson helped define their sound and establish them as the premier USA ska act of their generation. Hailed as "ska pioneers" (Billboard magazine) and the "sound of NYC" (New York Times), the group celebrating their 35th year by doing what they do best - amazing music.