Yeah buddy! This is a fun show right here. Ska punk band Reel Big Fish are playing The Wilma on Sunday, January 20th. MEST are also on the bill.

Reel Big Fish was one of the legions of Southern California ska-punk bands to edge into the mainstream following the mid-’90s success of No Doubt and Sublime. The band was distinguished by their hyperkinetic stage shows, juvenile humor, ironic covers of new wave pop songs, and metallic shards of ska. The group cultivated an underground following that broke into the mainstream in summer 1997 when their single “Sell Out” became a modern rock radio and MTV favorite. Their appearance in the movie “Baseketball” as the halftime band also gained them more fans and helped the band's popularity to grow. Still fronted by original lead singer and songwriter Aaron Barrett, they continue releasing albums and touring relentlessly, playing more and more countries and bigger venues all over the world.

Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 day of show. All general admission, all ages, the openers are MEST and Bikini Trill. Get tickets online and at the Top Hat.

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