The Skatalites

The Skatalites

The Skatalites are Jamaica’s premier ska band since 1964. Their infectious brand of bluesy, jazzy ska spread like wildfire around the island and spawned the entire genres of ska, rocksteady,reggae, dub, two-tone and 3rd wave ska. In 1986 they migrated to the USA and began performing and touring all over the world as they continue to do now after 52 years in the music business. Despite changes in personnel over the years, the band has continued to stay viable in the market, recording and performing at some of the world’s largest festivals and has been nominated twice for The Grammys. The Skatalites are true pioneers of ska music and we can’t wait to welcome them to Noz…