Big D And The Kids Table Announces Virtual Listening Party Of A New Album

Photo By Mike Stern

Boston’s ska-punk stalwarts Big D and the Kids Table will be commemorating the release of their first new album in nearly a decade with a virtual listening party via YouTube on Friday, October 22nd (9pm EST) and a record release show at Allston’s Brighton Music Hall on Saturday, October 23rd with Kill Lincoln and Catbite kicking things off. As of today, DO YOUR ART is now available worldwide via seminal indie record label SideOneDummy Records. Limited edition vinyl and merch bundles are still available here

“This year, our listening party is online and virtual, so all of our close-close friends in the UK, Europe, and Asia can be part of it,” explains vocalist Dave McWane. “That means a lot! We are going to play the record, talk about the recording and premiere a new music video for the track ‘You Buggin’ which features our good friends Melt-Banana!”

Big D And The Kids Table - Do Your Art - Listening Party

Big D and the Kids Table formed during October 1996 in Boston, MA when its members converged in college. They have had major sales success which propelled them to touring throughout 25 countries supporting bands such as The Mighty Mighty BossToneS, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Less Than Jake, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Streetlight Manifesto, Suicide Machines, and many others from the ska-punk and punk rock scenes. Festival appearances include Riot FestThe FestVans Warped TourCranking & SkankingAmnesia RockfestReading and Leeds FestivalsHolidays in the Sun FestivalBoomtownHits & Pits Festival, and Deconstruction Tour. They have appeared on twenty compilations between 1996 and 2013 as well.

Big D and the Kids Table is David McWane (vocals), Alex Stern (guitar, vocals), Ben Basile (bass), Alex Brander (drums, percussion), Casey Gruttadauria (keys, piano, melodica), Ryan O’Connor (saxophones), Jon Degen (saxophones), Paul E. Cuttler (trombone, flute), and Logan La Barbera (trombone). Their new album DO YOUR ART is out today via SideOneDummy Records.

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