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SKALAPALOOZA begins TONIGHT in Philly! DC and NYC on deck! Read these interviews!

After a LONG wait, SKALAPALOOZA begins this in at World Cafe in Philly. It hits the 9:30 Club in DC tomorrow, and then up to NYC to rock Gramercy Theater! Incredible lineup of talent, great people, and fun times!

Check out these interview with Coolie Ranx from Pilfers, Steve from The Pietasters, Ronnie from Spring Heeled Jack, and Brian from Edna’s Goldfish.

This is going to be so much fun!!! Come out if you are in the area, or take the weekend off and rage with us!

Interview with Ronnie Ragona from SPRING HEELED JACK; Playing SKALAPALOOZA in select cities!

New Haven, Connecticut’s Spring Heeled Jack USA was a frontrunner of the East Coast Ska Scene during their tenure as a group. Existing from 1991-2001, the septet helped and encouraged the burgeoning Third Wave Ska movement, and made Connecticut’s scene one of the most active and vibrant in the nation. Several members of the third wave group went on to perform with other high profile acts including The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Less Than Jake, and Reel Big Fish among others, true to their Ska roots to this very day. The untimely passing of original drummer Dave Karcich, as well as the difficult and tumultuous world of music business, ultimately led to the group disbanding as of 2002, but the group’s legacy lives on.

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