O.B. James 1 p.m., March 7
Sound description: They play rock reggae, world music, ska, roots, and music with Hawaiian influences.
RIYL: Passafire, Pepper, Common Sense, Slightly Stoopid, Bob Marley, 311, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Matisyahu, Sublime, Sublime with Rome, Bad Brains, Tomorrow's Bad Seeds, Stranger, The Devastators, B Side Players
Upcoming Local Shows
- Blurt: "Not Neighborzly" · Oct. 12, 2011
Inception: San Diego, 2010
Influences: Sublime, Pepper, 311, Slightly Stoopid, the Expendables, Tim Pacheco, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nate Dogg, Dr. Dre, Quincy Jones, the Offspring
Bad Neighborz originally included bassist Jay Crew and lead singer Erik Trogisch. In 2010, Crew left the band. When the remaining band members renamed their group Sunny Rude, ex-bassist Crew took back the name Bad Neighborz for his own band, now fronted by singer Caleb Wilborn (In-Repoze).
Thet released a 5-song EP called Sunny D in 2011, showcasing their rock reggae, world music, ska, roots, and Hawaiian music influences.