Monkey is “The Hardest Working Band in the Bay Area,” Performing over 200 shows per year, recording for several releases, and touring internationally. This 5 piece high-energy organ driven, Ska/Reggae group sets the pace for the local music scene, with their intense live shows and rock-steady rhythms. The band has also won several awards as well as the prestigious California Music Award!
Monkey has released 4 albums and is now supporting their 5th full-length Release. Their latest effort “Lost At Sea” features Kincaid Smith from Hepcat on trumpet, and the artwork is supplied by Parker Jacobs of Yo Gabba Gabba. Lost at Sea can be found on Asian Man Records and can also be downloaded from iTunes.
Monkey has been featured on over 25 compilations, video games and film soundtracks, including the new independent horror-comedy Russ Meyer tribute “Pervert the Movie” on Stag Films.
Monkey has toured the U.S., Canada, Great Britain & Mexico, and has performed as the backup band for Bad Manners, Mike Park, Dr Ring-Ding and Skankin’ Pickle. Currently, they gearing up support their international interests in Europe.