Ska in Chicago

For those who are or have been a resident of Chicago and love ska

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Latest Activity: Mar 30

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Upcoming Shows

Started by LongShot. Last reply by WASTE BASKET Apr 4, 2012. 5 Replies

Local Bands?

Started by LongShot. Last reply by WASTE BASKET Dec 16, 2010. 2 Replies

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Comment by Ska Dance Workout on March 30, 2015 at 11:31pm

Join us for Ska Dance Workout:

May 3 and/or May 17, 2015 at 3:00

Lou Conte Dance Studio

1147 W Jackson, Chicago


Comment by Ska Dance Workout on February 24, 2015 at 10:48pm

I'm planning a Ska Dance Workout in Chicago this spring. Would love to see you there. Learn more on my web page Follow me on Twitter @SkaDanceWorkout for updates.

Comment by Gus on June 22, 2011 at 1:29pm


Chicago's Akasha will be bringing their authentic yet accessible grooves to the Hideout on Friday, July 22nd! The band is dropping their mixtape tribute to Gregory Isaacs, "Cool Ruler Overture".

They play with JT & The Clouds, DJ RC spins. Check out the Ska Summit event here:

Comment by Skacutter on March 15, 2011 at 11:28pm

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Comment by Gus on February 11, 2011 at 6:53pm

Chicago Roots Reggae/Ska Traditionalists Akasha will perform a set at Lincoln Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 23!

Impala Sound 8:00 - 8:20
Hood Smoke: 8:20 - 9:00
Impala Sound: 9:00 - 9:20
The Drastics: 9:20 - 10:00
Impala Sound: 10:00 - 10:15
Akasha 10:15 -  11:15
Impala closing out for about 15 minutes.

Fri 02.23.2011 | Lincoln Hall | 2424 N Lincoln | 21+ | $8 | Doors 8p

Comment by Gus on July 30, 2010 at 3:14pm
Chicago's Akasha plays traditional ska and roots reggae at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, on Thursday, August 19! 8 PM/17+
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