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Event Archive - THE AGGROLITES, The Parallels

Fri. July 14th 2006 Backstage Lounge (No Minors)
9pm doors at 7
Tickets at: Scratch Records, Red Cat Records, Grass Roots Cafe, Highlife Records, zule, Backstage Lounge
Presented by: Rumbletone Productions, Ska-T's Scene-ik Drive
Friday July 14th

Imagine a band of southern California twenty-somethings who play a brand of rocksteady reggae and ska that sounds like nothing less than Wilson Pickett throwing a house party backed by The Meters and The Maytals. Fans of early Upsetters and Jackie Mittoo will love the reggae stylings and even fans of Stax's brand of Memphis soul and R&B will appreciate the raw energy of this band.


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