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“A Musical Knockout In 3 Rounds!” – Official Listening Party and Show

Prizefighter Sound System presents… The official pre-release listening party for “A Musical Knockout In 3 Rounds!”, the new 7-inch vinyl series by The Prizefighters. featuring… The Prizefighters Black Diet Topper Norris also featuring DJs spinning ska and reggae, plus a first listen to the brand-new Prizefighters recordings in their full vinyl glory before they are…
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April 23, 2013 0


This is it, Prizefighter fans! After lots of hard-work and planning, we are OFFICIALLY announcing our brand-new 7-inch vinyl series entitled A Musical Knockout In 3 Rounds!, available for PRE-ORDER starting TODAY!  The series includes three 45rpm platters, each featuring a different genre of music from young Jamaica!  ROUND 1 features the ska scorchers “Lost at…
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April 15, 2013 0

Show Announcement: Toots and the Maytals w/ The Prizefighters April 6th

We are pleased to announce that we will be the opening act this Saturday (April 6) for the Toots and the Maytals show at Mill City Nights in Minneapolis!  We’re honored to be on a bill with such a storied and accomplished Jamaican legend.  It’s the first show we’ve played locally in quite a while…
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April 1, 2013 0

Jamaican Oldies Weekend March 1st and 2nd

We’re going back to Chicago for another Jamaican Oldies Weekend, brought to you by Jump Up Records!  March 1st-2nd at Mayne Stage in the Rogers Park neighborhood, there is another terrific lineup of legendary Jamaican artists paired with modern American ska, reggae, and rocksteady bands to celebrate 20 years of Jump Up. Friday, March 1st…
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January 23, 2013 1

Show Announcement: Jamaican Oldies Weekend in Chicago, featuring Stranger Cole

JUMP UP RECORDS celebrates the beginning of it’s 20th Anniversary by creating JAMAICAN OLDIES PRODUCTIONS, a partnership with MAYNE STAGE to bring vintage Jamaican vocalists to Chicago every 3 months! Our first event is a 2 day weekend! Saturday, November 17th features ska legend STRANGER COLE backed by THE PRIZEFIGHTERS, performing a fantastic set of…
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November 8, 2012 0

Show Announcement: THIS SATURDAY at Nomad World Pub w/ Dropsteppers and RSB

We’re partying at the Nomad World Pub this Saturday with our fellow partners in crime The Dropsteppers and Rocksteady Breakfast.  Nothing like top-notch pints to go with some the areas best live ska, reggae, and frenzied two-tone madness!  If you’ve missed some of our recent shows, now’s your chance to see us at a recession-era…
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October 30, 2012 0

Show Announcement: Friday 9/21 with The Slackers and Green Room Rockers

Boy do we have a killer of a show coming up!  Friday, September 21st, we will be sharing the stage at the Triple Rock Social Club with NYC’s premiere vintage reggae band The Slackers, making their first MN club appearance in over a decade!  Also playing is Indiana’s soulful reggae group Green Room Rockers.  This show…
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September 10, 2012 0

Show Announcement: Rick’s Reggae and Ska Summit II

We are pleased to announce that we will be playing at this year’s Rick’s Reggae and Ska Summit in Omaha, NE!  Apparently last year’s show had hundreds of people packing the deck for quality ska and reggae, so this year should be an amazing time.  Also on the bill are our good friends The Bishops…
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August 27, 2012 0

Show Announcement: The Bishops with The Prizefighters in Des Moines

As part of a weekend on the road, we are playing with our pals The Bishops down in Des Moines, IA at The Fremont.  There’s no cover so there’s no excuse for the Des Moines Massive to miss this show!

August 27, 2012 0

We are about to enter the studio to record some vintage 7-inch vinyl!

2012 has been a tremendous year to us so far.  We’ve shared the stage with bands like The Toasters, The Pinstripes, and Deal’s Gone Bad.  We had the pleasure of opening for songwriter and former Modern Lovers frontman Jonathan Richman at the Cedar Cultural Center earlier this month.  Last month, we played a surprisingly spectacular…
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June 20, 2012 0