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.