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The Slackers
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The Slackers

Friday, Apr 4 8:00p
Trees Dallas, TX

Simply put, The Slackers sound is Jamaican Rock n Roll. While they have been influenced, and even personally taught by Jamaican ska/reggae originators, like the Skatalites and the Upsetters (Original backing band for the Wailers), the band sees its music through an American lens. This band is equally appreciative of old blues, 60s soul, rock, and Rnb as it is of reggae, rocksteady, dub, and Ska. It is as if the Rolling Stones or the Yardbirds had grown up on Bob Marley as well as Muddy Waters. From… Show more

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A cornerstone band for the third wave of ska, New York’s Slackers are one of a handful of bands from that early-'90s movement that has remained vital and active. Based around New York’s Moon Ska label, the third-wave scene focused on traditional Jamaican ska sounds while embracing both the English two-tone movement and aspects of punk....
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Trees
2709 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-1122
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