Podcast #18: Skookum

Skookum is an all-blader rock band from Oakland, comprised of Sean Salazar, Patrick Calilung, Brendan Tidd, and Brian Shima. Sean and Pat stopped by the Rock Town garage to talk about the meaning behind their name, picking a rock star death, and blading before playing. This podcast features music from their live set on May 27, 2015, at the Stork Club in Oakland, Calif.

Check out Skookum on Bandcamp and follow them on Instagram.

TootsCheck out Skookum at 9 p.m. this Saturday at Toot’s Tavern  in Crockett, Calif. Find ol’ Swanny Cash and tell him you heard about it on the Rock Town Podcast. He’s got a $10 bill to cover your cover and first beer.

Swanny Cash

Swanny Cash

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