Fri 12 Jul 2019

Bonnets on Artscape's MAIN STAGE, 7/21, opening for THE ENGLISH BEAT!

Coming home from tour doesn't mean slowing down for The Scotch Bonnets! We've got a summer full of festival shows, summer concert series appearances, and trips "downy ocean" to play beach bar gigs. First up is a coveted spot on the main stage for... Read More
Tue 04 Jun 2019


The Bonnets are heading west again, June 13 - 29, but this time we're venturing into the Pacific Northwest, culminating in our main stage performance at the Victoria Ska Fest in British Columbia, Canada on June 23! “It’s like I have to pinch... Read More
Tue 22 Jan 2019

New single, new artwork!!!

In advance of the February 2 release of our upcoming album Come On Over, The Scotch Bonnets are proud to present our first single, "Hair Did", along with the album art (big ups Erin Frisby for the amazing illustration, as well as David... Read More
Wed 02 Jan 2019

Go West, good Bonnets! This February!

The Bonnets will be hitting the road next month for an epic adventure to the West Coast for some dates with our brothers in arms, The Toasters! Check out our Shows page for more info...
Thu 27 Dec 2018

TOMORROW!!! Last show of the year, with Jah Works!

Last show of the year and it's a big one, with our big brothers in reggae, Jah Works! Bonnets hit at 8:30, be there!
Mon 30 Jul 2018

Holy shit, the Bonnets open for FISHBONE at the FILLMORE on AUGUST 23!!!

Less than a month now until The Scotch Bonnets make their Fillmore debute, opening for the mightly Fishbone! Playing with their original lineup again, this band is red-hot and cannot be stopped. Get your tickets now here.
Wed 13 Jun 2018

June 26: Bonnets open for The Toasters at Ottobar!!!

In TWO WEEKS, the Bonnets open for the NYC founders of US ska: The Toasters! Also playing are our brothers-in-ska The Players and The Soularites. Tickets are $12 in advance, and you can purchase them here. Don't let the bastards grind you down, come out... Read More
Fri 02 Mar 2018


The Scotch Bonnets will back and open for Roddy Radiation, former lead guitarist of the legendary British ska band The Specials, at the 2018 Supernova International Ska Festival, along with select club dates in the northeast and the Carolinas, May 17... Read More
Tue 09 Jan 2018

Beat the winter blues with a pair of local shows

Happy new year! Now that the holidays are over, the twinkling of holiday lights no longer blind us to the fact that it's winter and dark and cold. But a good way to beat back the winter blues is by dancing, and the Bonnets have a pair of local shows to... Read More
Mon 27 Nov 2017

Birthday Romp benefiting AFSP with The Pietasters and The Scotch Bonnets!

Finally, we can announce this show that's been in the works for awhile now!  On Saturday, December 9 come have a good birthday romp with our dear friends Maggie and Shaw Sprague! The Bonnets will be opening for our crazy older brothers in ska, The... Read More

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