The Toasters at Leftys!

Thu. Mar 7, 2019 at 6:00pm CST
All Ages
12 days away
Price: $10.00
All Ages
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12 days away
Price: $10.00
All Ages
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The Toasters at Leftys!

The Toasters – are “Ska Pioneers” (Billboard magazine) and boldly go where no ska band has gone before. Having been compared to the Ramones, due to their longevity and adherence to core principles, the Toasters are held to be one of most influential ska bands out there. Their lean, mean ska machine has galvanized audiences and musicians alike with their embrace of the Jamaica-born pop music style that overwhelmed England in the 1960’s, migrated to America in the early 1980s, and went global in the 1990s. The hallmark Toasters sound sits at the nexus of Reggae, Jazz, Punk and Soul and is the musical equivalent of a brass knuckle-duster.


As the founder of Megalith Records (and former boss of the legendary Moon Ska Records, the most influential ska label of the 1990s) the Toasters’ leader, Rob “Bucket” Hingley has a ska resume that trumps virtually anyone else in the business.


 



 


The Jitz– Thrashing through songs about the rock and roll lifestyle with a booze and cigs swagger, The Jitz bring a party atmosphere every time they hit the stage.


DJ Cosmo – On the 1’s and 2’s all night, the Jewel City Sound furby – you know him and love him. He will be spinning Vinyl all night long – from your favorite Rockabilly, Ska, Reggae, and more.

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Lefty's Live Music 2307 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311