U.S. Post Office Recognizes The Ska Shrine

U.S. Post Office Recognizes The Ska Shrine

The Ska Shrine has commissioned The Uptone’s keyboardist and renowned graphic artist, Paul Jackson, to design the first ever Ska Shrine Postage Stamp. The Ska Shrine’s purpose – to spread the word about Ska – has been realized with the United...
Uptones Guitarists Soar

Uptones Guitarists Soar

Eric and Moose popped by the Gibson San Francisco Showroom last week and tried out the Joan Jett Melody Maker and Les Paul Special DC guitars. Photographer Pat Johnson snapped their pic as they jumped for joy with these amazing axes. Eric loved the Joan Jett model so...

Great story, Nate!

Local East Bay Express reporter Nate Seltenrich got it right! “At the Uptones’ Skanking Fools Dance Contest, Ska Reigns Supreme. Ska’s the limit.” Read the rest of his story: click...
Skanking: A form of dancing practiced in the ska, reggae and punk music scenes. Derived from the verb to Skank.

Fool: Noun. One with a marked propensity or fondness for something.