On Dec 30th the singer of Buck-O-Nine, Jon Pebsworth, had a massive heart attack. We are very grateful he survived and will recover, but he needs our help. We’ve set up a GoFundMe for Jon and it explains things in more detail. If you can help out, great, and if not, please share with others. We started a GoFundMe using #jonscrazyheart for a social media hashtag.

In Defense of Ska Tour 2022 has been rescheduled

Sadly, one of the members of Buck-O-Nine has had a serious medical emergency, not COVID related, requiring hospitalization. Thankfully he will recover but it will take some time. We are sorry to announce this but we will need to reschedule the IDOS tour to September. All tickets will be honored for the new dates in September. We hope to see you then.

The following dates have been rescheduled:

  • Thu Sept 8 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar (Rescheduled from Jan 13)
  • Fri Sept 9 – Las Vegas, NV @ Backstage Bar (Rescheduled from Jan 14)
  • Sat Sept 10 – Mesa, AZ @ Nile Theatre (Rescheduled from Jan 15)
  • Sun Sept 11 – Garden Grove, CA @ Garden Amp (rescheduled from Jan 16)
  • Mon Sept 12 – San Jose @ The Ritz (rescheduled from Jan 17)
  • Thu Sept 15 – Eugene, OR @ Old Nick’s (rescheduled from Jan 20)

San Francisco, Sacramento, Portland and Seattle – we will have your rescheduled dates figured out within a few days, they are all in the works.

Sorry to announce that Viva Ska Vegas 2020 has been postponed

From Viva Ska Vegas: At the direction of Governor Sisolak, all Smash Magazine Presents concerts beginning today through the end of May have been postponed. All purchased tickets for any previously scheduled event, will be honored for the rescheduled date (once announced). Should the new dates not happen, or for full refunds please return to your original point-of-purchase.

We take the health and safety of our patrons, staff, and community seriously and urge everyone to continue to follow the guidelines set forth by public health officials. We will continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus situation and make decisions as circumstances require, in accordance with guidelines from the CDC and state and local health officials.

Appreciate your understanding and support during these concerning times. Stay safe, take care of one another, and we look forward to entertaining you again soon!

Buck-O-Nine New Album

Hey Everyone!! We are excited to announce the release of our new album! We’ve been writing and recording all year and we’re finally done. The album will be released on Cleopatra Records in April 2019. It will be released on 12″ Vinyl LP, CD and all your favorite streaming and downloading platforms.

We are playing some shows in January! Come say HI and celebrate with us!!!

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Buck-O-Nine to be featured in the upcoming documentary “Pick It Up,” which chronicles the third-wave of ska. Here’s an article in the San Diego Reader.

Never Want to Stop

Makers of the documentary Pick It Up! Ska In The 90s recently waged a quite successful Kickstarter campaign. The filmmakers set-out to crowdsource a rather modest $40,000 and (as of early August) have nearly tripled that goal with over $118,000 in funds.

The film chronicles what most have come to regard as the “third-wave” of ska. Bands that fall into this category include Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, No Doubt, Hepcat, and San Diego’s very own Buck-O-Nine. Lead singer Jon Pebsworth was interviewed for the film and appears in the trailer for the documentary.

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What a weekend! Thanks to everyone who joined in the fun yesterday at It’s Not Dead Fest – we had an amazing time playing and watching so many legendary bands! The day before, we filmed a video for an upcoming Halloween song we recently recorded. Here’s a teaser collage from the shoot.

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