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The Upgrades

The Upgrades were a third wave ska band from Dublin, Ireland. Goldenplec.com named them as their "band of the week"" during March 2009 and hailed them as Probably the best known unknown band in Dublin. The Upgrades covered a lot of tracks on the scene in the years they were together, playing numerous high profile shows across the country with bands of many different genres as well as releasing a full length album entitled "Take A Risk" During the summer of 2008 The Upgrades were selected to open the main stage at Europe’s biggest ska-punk festival - MIGHTY SOUNDS in Prague, and u ...read more

The Upgrades were a third wave ska band from Dublin, Ireland. Goldenplec.com named them as their "band of the week"" during March 2009 and hailed them as Probably the best known unknown band in Dublin. The Upgrades covered a lot of tracks on the scene in the years they were together, playing numerous high profile shows across the country with bands of many different genres as well as releasing a full length album entitled "Take A Risk" During the summer of 2008 The Upgrades were selected to open the main stage at Europe’s biggest ska-punk festival - MIGHTY SOUNDS in Prague, and upon their return played a slot at one of Irelands biggest music festivals, Electric Picnic. They were also picked as the opening act on the Irish date of the 2006 International TASTE OF CHAOS tour, in the Olympia. Sharing the stage with such acts as Taking Back Sunday, Alexisonfire, Saosin, Anti-Flag, Senses Fail and Underoath. Other high profile shows include the Staatsforsten Open Air Festival in Germany, the Cula Outdoor Music Festival, and support slots with Canadian reggae superstars Bedouin Sound Clash, American rock/reggae band State Radio, ska legend Neville Staple (ex- The Specials), The Beat, Set Your Goals, and a successful tour of the UK. The Upgrades disbanded in April 2010 and played a one off reunion show on the 25th of August 2011 supporting The Flatliners in The Mercantile, Dublin. « hide

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Take a Risk
2009

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