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Of Mics and Men: The Summer of Ska

Of Mics and Men: The Summer of Ska is a documentary about the third wave ska movement in the United States and its peak during the mid-nineties. The film examines the origins of the genre as well as the two tone scene in Europe before its eventual arrival in the United States. Featuring interviews with some of the best bands, historians, and industry experts, this is first ever feature film to tell the story of this legendary genre of music!


Featuring (in order interviews were shot): 

Andrew Verdecchio (Five Iron Frenzy)

Tim Burton (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones)

Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish)

John Christianson (Reel Big Fish)

Tom Werge (12 Cents for Marvin)

Greta Cornett (12 Cents for Marvin)

Eric Wilson (Sublime)

Dave Kirchgessner (Mustard Plug)

Monique Powell (Save Ferris)

Tazy Phyllipz (Ska Parade)

Mike Park (Skankin’ Pickle, The Bruce Lee Band, Asian Man Records)

Paul Miskulin (Let’s Go Bowling)

Darren Fletcher (Let’s Go Bowling)

Dean Olmstead (Let’s Go Bowling)

Alex Desert (Hepcat)

Greg Lee (Hepcat)

Dave Hillyard (The Slackers, The Donkey Show) 

Vinnie Fiorello (Less Than Jake)

More on the way! Stay tuned! 

Quick look at our interview with Monique Powell of Save Ferris for the upcoming documentary film "Of Mics and Men: The Summer of Ska." Find us on Facebook!

Produced by: Aaron Pendergast and David Cranor

Directed by: Aaron Pendergast

Production Crew: Jeff Anderson, Paul Stizman, Bryan Richards, Stefani Pendergast, Stephen Godwin, Cayce Brown, Jason Vernon, Chris Canfield, Dillon Mortensen, and Travis Weger

Coming 2018