The Skatoons initially formed in 2008 as a 5-piece band, but, quickly expanding to a 8-piece. The band is made up from ex members of the Gangsters Of Ska and Alive & Kicking, featuring a 3-piece horn section and the most highly skilled engineers/tech team. Some band members have even been spotted playing in line-ups with Bad Manners , The Toasters , Penetration & The Clash City Rockers to name but a few.
Their music is played with pride and passion and the band has a big, ever-expanding following and reputation – selling out most shows. Covers include the likes of Bad Manners, Madness, The Maytals, UB40, Dave & Ansel Colins, The Specials, The Toasters, The Beat & The Piranhas.