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Date City Venue
12/02/16 Minneapolis, MN The Varsity Theater
Time: 7:00pm. Private Event
09/16/16 Minneapolis, MN Cedar Cultural Center
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 416 Cedar Ave South. Venue phone: 612-338-2674. The Cedar Presents THE SKATALITES with The Prizefighters Friday Sep 16, 2016 Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PM All Ages $18 Advance / $20 Day of show More information
08/13/16 Chicago, IL Addams Medill Park
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $50. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 15th and Loomis. Toots and the Maytals, Iration, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Hepcat, Budos Band, Derrick Morgan, Keith & Tex, Daby Toure, Charley Organaire, Akasha, The Prizefighters More information
11/21/15 Minneapolis, MN Addis Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant and Bar
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 2713 E Lake Street. Reggae Sonic Boss Sound is goin’ for a weekend of reggae stompin’ at the Addis Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant and Bar, 2713 East Lake Street, November 21st at 9PM to 2AM. Special guest: Live set from The Prizefighters and the one and only DJ I Roach!! Aaron Porter & Ron Wade will be spinning MASSIVE Jamaican tunes that’ll make ya wanna jump, stomp & rock to the Jamaican beat! Drink special all night, no cover! Get Ready! Steady! Get down to the ReggaeSonic Boss Sound! More information
11/06/15 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. Join Umbrella Bed for a very special show at the historic Triple Rock Social Club. The Prizefighters open the show @ 9pm. Umbrella Bed plays @ 10 pm and special guest Rude Girl closes out the night. More information
10/24/15 Minneapolis, MN The Acadia Cafe
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 329 Cedar Avenue South. Venue phone: (612) 874-8702. with Chris Murray, Hennepin County Millionaires Club More information
09/05/15 Minneapolis, MN Harriet Brewing
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: $0. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3036 Minnehaha Ave. By popular public demand – we are in for our 2nd Reggae Festival at the Harriet Brewing. Free & All Ages! Caribbean food trucks TBA. 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Prizefighter Sound System – DJs playing through an authentic Jamaican sound system 2:00 – 4:00 The Non-Prophets 4:30 – 5:30 The Prizefighters playing Reggae & Ska 6:00 – 9:00 PM Dred I Dread will be playing the soon to be released NEW album! More information
Tour: CHARLEY ORGANAIRE & THE PRIZEFIGHTERS EURO TOUR
01/10/15 Antwerp De Kleine Hedonist
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
01/03/15 Lubeck Treibsand
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+.
01/02/15 Furstenwalde Club Im Park
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+.
12/31/14 Kutna Hora Ceska 1
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+. More information
12/30/14 Berlin Reggae Steady Soul
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/29/14 Dresden Groove Station
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/28/14 Frankfurt Das Bett
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+.
12/27/14 Munich Backstage
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/26/14 Jena Kassa Blanca
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/12/14 Chicago, IL Mayne Stage
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 1328 W. Morse Avenue. Venue phone: 773-381-4554. JUMP UP RECORDS continues its 20th Anniversary celebrations by curating JAMAICAN OLDIES PRODUCTIONS, a partnership with MAYNE STAGE that brings vintage Jamaican ska and reggae vocalists to Chicago. Our last event for 2014 is a Holiday Spectacular showcasing Chicago-based Studio One legend CHARLEY ORAGANAIRE performing a vintage ska & reggae set, plus original SYMARIP songwriter MONTY “NEYSMITH” MONTGOMERY will celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the “Skinhead Moostomp” album. THE PRIZEFIGHTERS and THE BISHOPS will support these legends and play their own sets. More information
11/03/14 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. with Sammy Kay, Secondhand Ska Kings
09/07/14 Minneapolis The Nomad World Pub
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $7. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 501 Cedar Avenue S.. Venue phone: (612) 338-6424. MNSKA Shakedown!
Sept 7th at The Nomad: Chris Murray (Los Angeles, CA)
The Prizefighters
Hennepin County Millionaires Club
The Skruffians
Peewee Dread
21+ / 8pm
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07/19/14 Minneapolis, MN 331 Club
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 331 13th Ave NE. Bearded Lady 9 in Northeast Minneapolis on the corner of University Av. and 13th Av. NE. Motorcycles, music, vendors and freaks.

We will be playing from 4:05 pm – 4:50 pm!
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05/17/14 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. w/ MEPHISKAPHELES and SECONDHAND SKA KINGS Related post.
02/15/14 Chicago, IL Mayne Stage
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 1328 W. Morse Avenue. Venue phone: 773-381-4554. JAMAICAN OLDIES VALENTINE DANCE, Lovers Rock legend Susan Cadogan and Charley Organaire. Prizefighters will be the backing band for Charley as well as performing an original set! More information
01/21/14 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $14. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. THE TOASTERS with special guests The Prizefighters
12/28/13 Minneapolis The Nomad World Pub
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 501 Cedar Avenue S.. Venue phone: (612) 338-6424. THE DROPSTEPPERS EP RELEASE PARTY, with special guests Drones Related post.
12/14/13 St. Paul, MN Turf Club
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 1601 University Avenue. Venue phone: 651-0486. with BLACK MARKET BRASS
10/19/13 Montreal, Quebec Club Soda
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 1225 Saint-Laurent Boul. Venue phone: 1 514-286-1010. MONTREAL SKA FESTIVAL
backing ROY PANTON & YVONNE HARRISON
with The Slackers, Green Room Rockers, Inspecter 7, and The Lost Ideas
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10/17/13 Ferndale, MI New Way Bar
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 23130 Woodward Ave.
with Green Room Rockers and 1592
10/16/13 La Crosse, WI The Cavalier
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 118 5TH AVE. N.
10/07/13 Minneapolis, MN Nye’s Bar
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 112 East Hennepin Ave.
07/28/13 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. with special guests The Dropsteppers
and Sammy Kay & The Fast Four
06/14/13 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $7. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. RELEASE PARTY OF “A MUSICAL KNOCKOUT IN 3 ROUNDS!”
with special guests ROCKSTEADY BREAKFAST
and PANTHER RAY
brought to you by KFAI, MNSKA,
TEE SQUARED, and HYMIE’S VINTAGE RECORDS
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05/25/13 Des Moines, IA The Gaslamp
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $35. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 1501 Grand Avenue. FISTFUL OF SKA! featuring
Inspecter 7 (NJ)
Deal’s Gone Bad (Chicago)
The Bishops (Omaha)
The Dropsteppers (Minneapolis)
Soul Radics (Nashville)
Sammy Kay and the East Los Three
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05/04/13 Minneapolis, MN Hell’s Kitchen
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 80 S 9th St. OFFICIAL PRE-RELEASE LISTENING PARTY
FOR “A MUSICAL KNOCKOUT IN 3 ROUNDS!”
featuring special guests Topper Norris and Black Diet
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04/06/13 Minneapolis, Minnesota Mill City Nights
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $28. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 111 5th St N. Venue phone: (612) 333-3422. w/ TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS Related post. More information
03/02/13 Chicago, IL Mayne Stage
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 1328 W. Morse Avenue. Venue phone: 773-381-4554. Jamaican Oldies Weekend
Legendary Jamaican duo ROY & YVONNE backed by The Prizefighters!
Special guests The Pressure (Pittsburgh)
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01/16/13 Minneapolis, MN The Belmore
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $12. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 25 4th St N. THE HEPTONES backed by The Prizefighters, with DJ’ing by Scorpio Sound International Cancelled More information
12/08/12 Des Moines, IA The Gaslamp
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10. Address: 1501 Grand Avenue. FISTFUL OF SKA! with special guests The Dropsteppers and New Riddim
12/07/12 New Ulm, MN Grand Kabaret
Time: 8:00pm.
11/23/12 Minneapolis, MN Lee’s Liquor Lounge
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $8. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 101 N. Glenwood. Reckless Ones CD RELEASE SHOW More information
11/17/12 Chicago, IL Mayne Stage
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 1328 W. Morse Avenue. Venue phone: 773-381-4554. STRANGER COLE (backed by The Prizefighters)
w/ The Soul Radics and DJ Chuck Wren
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11/03/12 Minneapolis The Nomad World Pub
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 501 Cedar Avenue S.. Venue phone: (612) 338-6424. MNSKA show! with special guests The Dropsteppers and Rocksteady Breakfast Related post. More information
10/22/12 Minneapolis, MN The Belmore
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Address: 25 4th St N. THE SKATALITES! Also playing, Umbrella Bed More information
09/21/12 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $16. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. w/ THE SLACKERS and GREEN ROOM ROCKERS Related post.
09/01/12 Omaha, NE Rick’s Cafe Boatyard
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 345 Riverfront Drive. Venue phone: (402) 345-4545. Rick’s Reggae and Ska Summit!
featuring The Bishops, Grover Street, Recession Jam, and Linoma Mashers
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08/31/12 Des Moines, IA The Fremont
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: 21+. w/ The Bishops Related post. More information
06/27/12 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $7. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. w/ Rocksteady Breakfast and Curious Volume Related post.
06/15/12 Minneapolis VFW – Uptown Minneapolis
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2916 Lyndale Avenue South. w/ Victory. Benefit for SSG Travis Mills. Related post.
06/03/12 Minneapolis, MN Cedar Cultural Center
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 416 Cedar Ave South. Venue phone: 612-338-2674. opening for JONATHAN RICHMAN
presented by Cedar Cultural Center and DEMO (Diverse Emerging Music Organization)
05/26/12 New Ulm, MN Grand Kabaret
Time: 9:00pm.
05/20/12 Minneapolis Cabooze
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 917 Cedar Ave. Venue phone: 612-338-6425.
w/ THE AGGROLITES, OLD MAN MARKLEY, HUB CITY STOMPERS!
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05/04/12 Saint Paul The Palace Stage at Wild Tymes
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: 18+. Address: 33 W 7th Pl. Venue phone: (651) 224-8181. w/ DRED I DREAD and THE UPPER CUTS more info – http://www.wildtymes.net/friday-may-4-2012-show-palace-stage
04/28/12 Minneapolis The Nomad World Pub
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 501 Cedar Avenue S.. Venue phone: (612) 338-6424. w/ THE DROPSTEPPERS and BLACK BLONDIE Related post.
04/28/12 Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis Convention Center
Time: 6:00pm. North Star Roller Girls Championship Bout 6 – The Big Leboutski: Those Skates Really Tied the Room Together, Man April 28, 2012, Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall E Doors open at 6:00pm, bout starts at 7:00pm
04/14/12 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. w/ DEAL’S GONE BAD and THE DROPSTEPPERS Related post.
03/03/12 Minneapolis Red Sea
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $7. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 316 Cedar Ave S. w/ The Pinstripes (Cincinnati, OH), Dred I Dread, and Umbrella Bed Related post.
02/18/12 Des Moines, IA Club Underground
Time: 9:00pm. w/ The Dropsteppers Cancelled
02/11/12 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10 adv/$12 door. Box office: 612-333-7399. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. w/ The Toasters and The Dropsteppers! 18+, Drinks in the venue w/ ID, doors @ 9 Related post.
12/16/11 Minneapolis, MN Nick & Eddie
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 1612 Harmon Place.
12/03/11 Des Moines, IA The Fremont
Time: 10:00pm. w/ The Dropsteppers
12/02/11 La Crosse, WI The Warehouse
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. w/ special guests 1,2,3 Walrus!
10/21/11 Minneapolis The Nomad World Pub
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 501 Cedar Avenue S.. Venue phone: (612) 338-6424. VINYL RELEASE SHOW! with The Dropsteppers (CD Release) and Umbrella Bed Related post.
09/10/11 Saint Paul, MN Summit Brewing
Time: 11:00am. Admission: $12. Age restrictions: 21+. SUMMIT BREWING 25TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY! with Solid Gold, X Boys, Pert Near Sandstone, and Lucy Michelle and The Velvet Lapelles Related post.
08/06/11 Minneapolis Red Sea
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 316 Cedar Ave S. Jamaican Independence Day Celebration with special guests The Dropsteppers and Dred I Dread
07/14/11 Rochester, MN Thursdays on First and 3rd
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Part of the free outdoor concert series in Downtown Rochester
06/11/11 Minneapolis The Nomad World Pub
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 501 Cedar Avenue S.. Venue phone: (612) 338-6424. w/ The Dropsteppers, Cantankerous Folk
05/29/11 Des Moines The 504 Club
Time: 4:00pm. Capping off the Hostile Takeover II scooter rally, the inaugural Corporate Retreat Music Festival will host several area and regional bands, including: Spin Spin Coupling EGO Moon Chaplin and the Magic Men Rumble Seat Riot Pinebox Rhythm The Muck Savages The Prizefighers Other bands TBA
05/28/11 Minneapolis Red Sea
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 316 Cedar Ave S. w/ The Bishops (Omaha), TBA
05/26/11 Minneapolis The Terminal Bar
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 409 East Hennepin Avenue. Venue phone: 612-623-4545. Big show with The Forthrights (Brooklyn, NY) and Maddie Ruthless (New Orleans)! Come support these amazing reggae acts on tour. Music starts at 9.
05/14/11 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $8. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. w/ Deal’s Gone Bad, Something To Do – 18+ – $8 adv/$10 door
05/13/11 Milwaukee Bay View Brew Haus
Time: 10:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 2535 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue. w/ Deal’s Gone Bad and Something To Do
04/03/11 Minneapolis Cabooze
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 917 Cedar Ave. Venue phone: 612-338-6425. Opening for The English Beat!!! Related post.
02/19/11 Minneapolis U of M – Goldy’s Gameroom, Coffman Union
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 300 Washington Avenue. The Prizefighters will be playing a free show at the Bowling Alley in Coffman Memorial Union on the U of M campus
02/09/11 Minneapolis Cause Spirits and SoundBar
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 3001 Lyndale Ave S. Venue phone: 612.822.6000. First Prizefighters show featuring our new line-up! Playing with Umbrella Bed and Secondhand Ska Kings. Related post.
12/04/10 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Address: 629 Cedar Avenue. Venue phone: 612-333-7399. “Follow My Sound” CD RELEASE PARTY!!! The Prizefighters playing nearly all of their hits, with support from Reckless Ones and The Dropsteppers 18+ Related post.
10/30/10 Minneapolis, MN The Acadia Cafe
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 329 Cedar Avenue South. Venue phone: (612) 874-8702. SKALLOWEEN W/ The Dropsteppers and 2 Tone Runts Related post.
10/23/10 You’d Like to Know Private Event
Time: 7:00pm.
08/20/10 Minneapolis Grumpy’s Bar – Downtown
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 1111 Washington Ave S. Venue phone: 612-340-9738. Rattle My Bones Scooter Rally! Free after-ride show featuring the Prizefighters, the Spent 50’s and Dead Town Revival (Chicago). More info at http://www.RattleMyBones.com Related post.
08/07/10 St. Paul Eclipse Records
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: TBA. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1922 University Avenue W.. Venue phone: (651) 645-7724‎. w/ Hardcore Crayons (CD release) & more
07/15/10 St. Paul O’Gara’s Garage
Admission: TBA. Address: 164 Snelling Ave N., St. Paul. w/ Goulash more info TBA
07/14/10 Minneapolis, MN The Acadia Cafe
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 329 Cedar Avenue South. Venue phone: (612) 874-8702. w/”Skull & Poems” book release
07/09/10 Minneapolis The Nomad World Pub
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 501 Cedar Avenue S.. Venue phone: (612) 338-6424. w/ The Dropsteppers, The Upfuls, and live DJ’s spinning 60’s Jamaican ska, rocksteady, and reggae
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