Nate Seltenrich’s East Bay Express Story on Skanking Fools Dance Contest

The headline says it all:

At the Uptones’ Skanking Fools Dance Contest, Ska Reigns Supreme

When the Uptones finally appear after 11 p.m., the energy in the room seems to peak. “Y’all ready to skank? ‘Cause that’s what we’re here for,” announces guitarist Musashi “Moose” Lethridge. …Again the dance floor is abuzz with energetic young skankers, a flurry of flailing limbs and bobbing bodies.”

Read the whole story at East Bay Express.

Thanks Nate, and thanks everyone who attended and skanked it up at our dance contest shows! Join The Uptones email list if you want to be the first to hear when we do another one of these shindigs.

Author: Eric Din

Eric makes songs, records, web content, and little forts for cats to play in. Founder/lifer in The UPTONES, guitarist, songwriter, guitar instructor, Eric blogs at and he's just completed his 1st solo record, Peace and Love and Rock and Roll

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