( Doors: 8:00 pm ) SHOW: 9:00 pm PDT
Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra
...is a raw, powerful and in your face musical experience. This massive 20-piece group of All Star musicians is a spectacle to both watch and hear. With a horn section three times bigger than most other ska groups, WST breaks barriers and expands your imagination for what is possible. The groove is hard hitting and will definitely make you dance all night!
WST Ska Orchestra has wowed fans headlining festivals both domestically and abroad in Mexico, Canada and throughout Europe. It boasts a killer All-Star lineup from the fabled West Coast traditional ska scene with members from The Aggrolites, Beastie Boys, Hepcat, Gogol Bordello, See Spot, The Allentons, Mobtown, Kingston 10, The Debonaires and many more. They have also collaborated with a number of vocalists over the years including Angelo Moore (Fishbone), Jesse Wagner (Aggrolites), Greg Lee and Alex Desért (Hepcat), Chris Murray, The Expanders, Gina Saputo, Queen P, Vic Ruggiero (Slackers), Mr. T-Bone from Italy and many more. This group of Jamaican Jazz gunslingers is rebranding the music of yesteryear and propelling it into the future!
... (BAN-DOO-LOOS) are a seven piece ska, reggae, and soul sensation hailing from Portland, OR. The brainchild of Jeremy Peña, formerly of Los Skarnales and the Trenchtown Texans, Peña ventured out on his own to create the traditional ska, reggae, and soul sound that is The Bandulus.They have shared the stage with yesterdays and today’s top ska and reggae acts, including ska originators The Skatalites, Horace Andy, Keith & Tex, Inner Circle, The Wailers, The Slackers, The Interrupters, Easy Star All Stars, The English Beat, The Aggrolites, Collie Budz, The Skints, Save Ferris, Western Standard Time, Buck-O-Nine, Bedouin Soundclash, The Pietasters and Los Lonely Boys. The Bandulus were a featured artist at both the 2019 Victoria Ska and Reggae Festival and at the 2022 Freedom Sounds Ska festival in Cologne, Germany. They have also had the pleasure of being the backing band for Jamaican singer, Norma Fraser.