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Gig Alerts: Eskalators

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

"Future Fire"
Playing at: Death By Audio
(49 S. 2nd St., Williamsburg)
Get: Tickets ($8 at door) | Directions

The members of this Brooklyn-based pop collective have made a name for themselves by holding public performances on subway cars without the permission of the MTA. The band is also known for its long roster of members; 18 musicians create the sprawling ska sound of the band that features violin, saxophone, washboard and accordion along with the usual bass and electric guitar. "Future Fire" is frolicsome and expansive, the kind of playful song you could imagine being played impromptu on the 1 train.


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Comments [6]



Jan. 05 2010 09:11 PM
big fan

if you dig this, then you can vote for them as deli magazine's best local band of 2009:

Jan. 05 2010 06:36 PM
yay eskalators

These guys are the best... great energy and tunes. Not to be missed tonight- worth braving the cold for!!!

Jan. 05 2010 02:46 PM

easily my favorite band of the moment. can't wait for tonight!

Jan. 05 2010 02:20 PM
Argyll Manning

This band is great! I can't wait to see them tonight at Death By Audio. Just bought their new album and can't stop listening to it!

Jan. 05 2010 02:07 PM
P from NJ

I saw the eskalators play in hoboken and they were a lot of fun! Very high energy and a fun band to dance around to.

Jan. 05 2010 09:24 AM

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