Skatalites Announce Tour Dates

The Skatalites

The Skatalites Band featuring Doreen Shafer and Lester Sterling have announced 4 dates around the New York area in February. These dates are just a teaser though for a planned bigger tour around the United States. They have also launched new social media channels to help their fans connect with them as they celebrate their 48th year.

Check out their Facebook page at or follow them on Twitter at

They’re asking their fans to share stories on their pages including show photos, memories, set lists etc. They’re also asking their fans to sign up for their email list which will be sending out updates in the future on new tour dates and a brand new album. Sign up for that here.

Feb 15 @ TT The Bears Cambridge, MA Ticket Info
Feb 16 @ The Pickle Barrel Killington, VT Ticket Info
Feb 17 @ Port City Music Hall Portland, ME Ticket Info
Feb 18 @ Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY Ticket Info

I've been involved in the Los Angeles music scene since at least 1995 going to shows, promoting, spinning records and running labels. Ska and Early Reggae are my passion among other things of course.