Ska shows for me are hard. I’ve had a lot of mixed experiences with them, some great, some really bad. As a kid who generally prefers to see shows in basements and dive bars, going to big venues these days is also annoying to me as well. So when I decided that I really wanted to see Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger, Big D and the Kids Table and Suburban Legends on the Summer of Ska Tour, I was nervous. You may be wondering, “Tyler, how in the hell is this a gamble? All those bands are fantastic!” You’re right, they …
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Unfortunately, I seem to have missed the boat on the whole ska thing. But regardless of that fact, I can say that this is definitely a very good album, not necessarily a complete one, but a good one. For the Damned, the Dumb, and the Delirious was let down by the filler songs mixed in to the album, the good songs did a good job of making up for the empty songs, but in reality, the filler just really shouldn’t be there at all. Old school ska fans are going to like this album, but they aren’t going to love every song, and they should really be able to.
Next month, Big D and the Kids Table and State Radio will be hitting the road for a few weeks of shows together. You can click Read More to check out the dates.
Big D continues to support 2009′s Fluent in Stroll, while State Radio will be supporting their 2009 full-length Let it Go.
DATE CITY VENUE
February 10, 2010 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
February 11, 2010 Orlando, FL The Social
February 12, 2010 Gainesville, FL 1982
February 13, 2010 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
February 14, 2010 Birmingham, AL Workplay Theatre
February 16, 2010 Nashville, TN Exit / In…