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  1. It's not all about Radio 1's Big Weekend: Top five other... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | This Is Exeter

    ... 2575996 Hosted by Tiverton resident Steve Nevard, the fourth annual fundraising event will include music from The Uptown Ska Collective - a band which is the brainchild of The Specials' bass player, 'Sir' Horace 'Gentleman' Panter. Providing support ...

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  2. The SuperskasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | This is Bath

    Authentic nine-piece Ska band The Superskas perform a catalogue of hits from the golden ages of Trojan Ska & 2 Tone. Re-booked following their last performances in April and December of last year due to popular demand.

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  3. Exmouth FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Exmouth Journal

    Thousands of people partied on the Imperial Rec as 80's ska band Bad Manners played on the opening night of the Exmouth Festival. The group were playing as part of their 40th Anniversary Tour and got the festival of to a great start.

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  4. Memorial Day 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    By Dennis R. Pierce BLET National President INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 27 - Each year on Memorial Day, we pause to honor and pay tribute to the men and women who have given their lives serving in our military and to honor them for defending our country and our way of life. Our nation has done so each year since the holiday was first recognized in 1868, and was then called Decoration Day.

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  5. Horace Panter and (top right) one of his artworks, his current band is the Uptown Ska CollectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | This Is Exeter

    WHAT'S special about The Specials? If anyone is qualified to say it is surely Gentleman Horace Panter, who played bass on those memorable late '70s ska hits. He is pretty modest about how the band's innovative sound emerged, pretty much suggesting it was one of those "right place, right time" things where the band successfully fused two seeming disparate musical genres.

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  6. Y Not FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This Is Staffordshire

    "WE knew that after winning Best Medium Sized Festival in 2015 we'd have to pull out all the stops to ensure we live up to our new title and bring something extra special to the Peak District," say the organisers of the Y Not Festival, "and we thought this was a pretty good starting point!" 'This' is the small matter of Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, who, along with Madness, have seen the annual get-together, just over the border at Parkhall, in Derbyshire, significantly up its game for 2016, making it a serious rival for Weston Park's V when it comes to the custom of North Staffordshire revellers.

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  7. Voynov named to Russian roster, status for World Cup unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... his contract with $19.25 million left on it was voided by the Kings. The 26-year-old signed a three-year deal with SKA in St. Petersburg of the KHL and represented Russia at the world hockey championships, which is run by the International Ice ...

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  8. Everything in betweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Kentucky News

    God said it and that settles it. He said, "I'm the Alpha and Omega. The Beginning and the End."

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  9. Slava Voynov named to Russian roster, status for World Cup unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    ... his contract with $19.25 million US left on it was voided by the Kings. The 26-year-old signed a three-year deal with SKA in St. Petersburg of the KHL and represented Russia at the world hockey championships, which is run by the International Ice ...

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  10. Covenant & Conversation on the parshaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Smartphones can do amazing things few more amazing than Waze, the Israeli-designed satellite navigation system acquired by Google in 2013. But there is one thing even Waze cannot do.

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  11. Review: Our House, Galeri CaernarfonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNorthWales

    Joe Casey grows up in Casey Street, Camden - an estate originally built by his grandfather. But things have gone downhill since then Our House is a jukebox musical with the songs are from the back catalogue of the popular 1980s ska band Madness.

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  12. EyeCareUniverse.com Memorial Day Sale, Up To 50% Off Select Ray Ban ModelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    EyeCareUniverse.com is having a sale on popular Ray Ban models this Memorial Day weekend. The sale begins today Friday May 26th through Monday May 30th.

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  13. Jazz festival begins in Kgn, PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gleaner

    ... face with his musical icon, Kevin 'KB' Batchelor, an American saxophonist and vocalist who fell under the influence of ska 40 years ago when he left the Berklee College of Music to join the legendary Skatalites. Today, Freddy Loco has been baptised ...

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  14. Ruffians, Aggies, Rebels win DYSA titlesRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | Davis Enterprise

    Dina Larsen is total concentration as the Green Leopard pitcher is about to throw to first for another out during last weekend's Davis Youth Softball Association playoffs. Wayne Tilcock/ Enterprise photo It was a labor of love as officials of the Davis Youth Softball Association scrambled to ensure that the championship weekend - despite rain, lightning and closed fields - was a good time had by all.

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  15. The Big Gigs May 27-June 2: Jubba, Memory Lanes Block Party, Zac Brown, Lord Huron, Florence & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Star Tribune

    ... acoustic and classical music. (8 p.m. Thu. Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park, $35.) Bream Fishbone: Los Angeles' ska-infused Afropunk pioneers are still bonin' behind potent frontman Angelo Moore and two other "Party at Ground Zero"-era ...

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  16. UALR yields 13, faces eliminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | NWAonline

    The UALR baseball team entered the Sun Belt Conference tournament as a No. 3 seed, its highest in 25 seasons in the league.

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  17. Music Picks May 25-May 31, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Metro Santa Cruz

    ... town a lot lately. Maybe it's because Dave Wakeling, the leader of the English 2 Tone band (part of the U.K.'s late-'70s ska revival movement) lives in California now. And man, he has been having fun lately. It doesn't matter who's backing him, ...

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  18. Russian Band Accused of Spreading 'Propaganda of Alcohol Abuse' With Its Viral, Vodka-Filled VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Billboard

    Russian officials have launched a probe into a recent video by the controversial band Leningrad , fronted by Sergei Shnurov , for alleged "propaganda of alcohol abuse," marking the first accusation of its kind against a major artist. Leningrad's video for the song "To Drink in St. Pete" was released earlier this month and immediately went viral, generating over 10 million views on YouTube.

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  19. Latin-Ska Group Roka Hueka Drops Politically Charged Party SoundtrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Denver Westword

    Three years after forming, the Denver-based Latin ska band Roka Hueka will release its self-produced debut album Red at Ophelia's Electric Soapbox on Saturday, May 28, with fellow local Latin-Caribbean fusion acts Quilombo and ArteCura opening. , in both the band's cross-cultural swirl of musical inspirations and its multinational lineup, represented by band members from Mexico, El Salvador and the United States.

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  20. Madness to play Motorpoint Arena in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Ska band Madness have announced their first major arena tour in more than two years which will see them play 11 dates across the UK this winter - including a stop off at Nottingham's Motorpoint Arena in December. The band have been locked up the studio finishing their new album Can't Touch Us Now due for release in October this year.

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