Los Capitanes are a 7-piece Canberra based high-energy ska band. They have honed and sharpened a style which defies accepted ska clichés to create their very own distinctive flavour. Combining coastal dub sounds and tight suburban punk rock, Los Capitanes unique live show has paved the way for a multitude of national and international support slots.
The band formed in 2002, at which time most of the members were senior students at Canberra Grammar School. They are comprised of Nick Lucey (drums), Dave Rodriguez (electric guitar), Rob Lee (trombone), Kieran Smits (bass guitar), Chuck Martin (percussion), Tim Kent (vocals) and Julian Barker (Trumpet).