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Strange Tenants

Over 20 years on, as their legendary status has grown, most people are aware that Strange Tenants were the pre-eminent Australian SKA band of the 1980s. What is often overlooked today, however, is that at their peak, they were one of the most popular and successful live bands of any style. In the early 1980s, hundreds, sometimes thousands of fans - referred to by the music press as "the Tenants' army" - swarmed to their gigs up and down the east coast of Australia. Strange Tenants also did national tours with international acts such as U2, Style Council and UB40.

Bad Manners

Bad Manners are an English 2-Tone Ska band fronted by Buster Bloodvessel (born Douglas Trendle, 6 September 1958, in the borough of Hackney), and formed in 1976 at Woodberry Down Comprehensive School, North London, where the members studied. None of the eight members played any instrument.
The members are :
Buster Bloodvessel - Vocals
Simon Cuell - Guitar
Lee Thompson -Bass
Richie Downs - Keyboards
Matt Goodwin - Sax
Matt Bane - Drums
Colin Graham - Trumpet
Russel Wynn - Percussion

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Cosmo Jarvis

Cosmo Jarvis is going to be a big deal. He is a complete package; an accomplished filmmaker, a brilliant composer and an exceptional live performer. With over 270 songs and 65 films under his belt, he clearly understands the modern media climate and the interplay between different artistic disciplines. At the tender age of twenty-one, his unflappable drive and unwavering self-confidence resounds in everything he does.

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Sunshine Brothers

There are TWO BANDS with the name SUNSHINE BROTHERS. One is a dub reggae band from Australia the other band is from The USA. The Australian Sunshine Brothers
Australia’s premium purveyors of reggae/dub/roots music are always guaranteed to turn the stage into what looks and feels like the rolling, rollicking deck of a rum-running pirate ship with their armory of atmospheric dub, uplifting reggae and buccaneer ska.

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Los Capitanes

Los Capitanes are a 7-piece Canberra based high-energy ska band. They have honed and sharpened a style which defies accepted ska clichés to create their very own distinctive flavour. Combining coastal dub sounds and tight suburban punk rock, Los Capitanes unique live show has paved the way for a multitude of national and international support slots including: Koolism, Gyroscope, The Porkers, The Whitlams, Area-7, Sounds Like Chicken, The Bleeders, Regurgitator, From Autumn to Ashes, Parkway Drive, Killing Heidi as well as British legends The Specials.

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I Blame Coco

I Blame Coco is headed by Coco Sumner (real name Eliot Pauline Styler Sumner), supported by Joy Joseph and Raphael Mann from Mr Hudson & The Library on drums and bass. According to the Caesar Songfacts, Sumner is the daughter of the musician Sting and actress Trudi Styler. In 2008 she signed with Island Records, and after sending time writing and recording in Sweden she released her debut single Caesar as I Blame Coco on February 1, 2010.

Area 7

There is more than one artist with this name 1. an Australian, punk, ska punk band formed in 1994 2. A Peruvian all female Nu Metal band formed in 1999 1. Area-7 rose from the ashes of Madness cover band Mad Not Madness. In 1994 three members, Dugald McNaughtan (keyboards), Charles "Chucky T" Thompson (guitar) and Dan Morrison (drums) left the group and began to write their own songs. They formed a band and named it after a lyric from The Specials' Dawning of a New Era.

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