New festival: Metro Area Ska/Punk Summer Bash

Photo: The Backyard Superheroes.


“I myself am a veteran of the Iraq War, so helping to keep VFWs open is near and dear to me.” said Thirteen Towers front man and Metro Area Ska and Pop Punk Summer Bash 2015 organizer James Tucker.

The festival will be held the at the Takoma Park VFW Saturday, July 11th from 4:00 – 11:30 PM in conjunction with local ska/punk band Thirteen Towers.


The Thirteen Towers band.

2015 will be the third year for the festival and it’s first in Takoma Park. This energetic and colorful event will be joining the ranks of popular Takoma Park Festivals such as our famous Jazz and Folk fests.

Featured will be ska/punk bands Survay Says, Backyard Superheroes, Thirteen Towers, The Captivators, Six Foot Machine, The Good Fight, and The Split Seconds.


The band Survay Says.

The Takoma Park VFW is located at 6420 Orchard Ave. Takoma Park MD. Guests will pay a $10.00 admission with 100% of the door proceeds supporting the bands on tour. “All food and beverage sales will go to support the VFW to ensure that Takoma Parks veterans continue to have a place to gather with people who understand,” said Tucker.

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