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California Ska Bands List

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Updated June 14, 2019 9k views 44 items

List of California ska bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as ska solo artists from California are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great California music that you've never heard before. The ska bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in California. If you think the best California ska band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Everything from Red Hot Chili Peppers to Gwen Stefani is included on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular ska bands from California?" and "Which ska bands started in California?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Reel Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list California Ska Bands List
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The Aquabats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Sublime is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Rx Bandits is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list California Ska Bands List
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The Hippos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list California Ska Bands List
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No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list California Ska Bands List
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War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Oingo Boingo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Let's Go Bowling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list California Ska Bands List
Let's Go Bowling
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Fishbone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Warren Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list California Ska Bands List
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The O.C. Supertones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Angelo Moore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Suburban Legends is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Camper Van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Long Beach Dub Allstars ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Buck-O-Nine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Enemy You is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Tony Ashwin Kanal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Critical Mass is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Ara Babajian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Voodoo Glow Skulls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list California Ska Bands List
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OPM is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list California Ska Bands List
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Hepcat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list California Ska Bands List
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John Spence is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list California Ska Bands List