Fri. November 3rd 2006 @ Lucky Bar Victoria BC (No Minors)
A true cultivator of the ska scene in North America and beyond (CHRIS MURRAY) - also ex lead singer of King Apparatus will finally make a stop in Victoria to play a solo show!!
The Skatomatics will be returning after a great appearance at Victoria's 7th Annual Ska Festival and gaining increased attention in Vancouver and throughout BC, The Skatomatics are pumped to come into Vic town and rip shit up! BTW: They also played the tunes for that elephant commericial with Telus. Ha! -- The real song is called "Burning Bush."
They'll be joined by Arbutus Trio who are quickly becoming recognized for their versatility in musical style - mixing reggae, dub and folk.
Tickets available at Lyle's Place, Ditch Records & TICKETWEB.COM
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Chris Murray (Ska/Reggae/Folk)
Chris Murray is a unique force on today's music scene. Born in Toronto, he earned a strong reputation as a dynamic performer and gifted songwriter as leader of influential Canadian ska group King Apparatus. Upon the band's breakup, he relocated to Los Angeles, emerging as a solo artist with The 4-Track Adventures Of Venice Shoreline Chris, recorded... more info
The Skatomatics (ska)
Wind in our sail.
Rudie can't fail.
The Skatomatics gonna get famous.
There's a punk rock angel watching over us.
“Vancouver’s Sweatiest Band" came together in a storage locker in Vancouver back in 2002 when a couple of locals bonded over their love for bands like The Police, Sublime, King Apparatus and The Clash with former mem... more info
we used to play reggaedub. we used to be called Arbutus Trio, we changed. we play rock. with a tinge of punk.
local grown. not hippies. good beards. more info