Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.


7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 21. City Museum, 701 North 15th Street.

Ska will never die, because Fishbone will never let it. Formed in 1979, the Los Angeles band has survived at least two waves of the genre and continues to tour and release records. But this isn't to say that Fishbone has ever played by the book; its signature sound also contains more-than-trace elements of funk, metal and hardcore. While this eclecticism may sound dated, it's also responsible for the band's longevity. Fishbone will allow its unique brand of amusement-park jams to echo through the nooks and crannies of the City Museum — with a whopping six original members in tow — as it celebrates its newest album, Still Stuck in Your Throat. While music ska-lars may declare, "Ska is dead!" Fishbone will skank-timoniously party at ground zero like post-nuclear ska-ckroaches that survived the ska-pocalypse.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Latest in Critics' Picks

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 12, 2022

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2022 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation