Fresh, new band made up of old souls is here! The Upside is an exciting new music project from some of the guys who brought you Rock Steady Posse, The Cheeseballs, Zongo All-Stars, Mozaic, and many other popular acts to the Central Coast. 

The band is a tribute to old school Jamaican ska masters from the Skatalites, Prince Buster, Desmond Dekker, Bob Marley, Lee Scratch Perry, and more. The repertoire has a mix of some classics and some original selections. 

Leading The Upside is front man Eric Cotton, who has been thrilling audiences for 30+ years throughout the Western United States and beyond. He leads a strong cast of characters: 
Jacob Odell - Guitar (Zongo All-Stars) 
Dylan Johnson - Bass (Zongo All-Stars) 
Paul Irving - Trumpet (Zongo All-Stars) 
Sean Sullivan - Drums (Zongo All-Stars, Brass Mash)
David Landers - Trombone (SLO Symphony, Starlight Dreamband) 
Brian Conaway - Saxes (33RPM, Rock Steady Posse) 
Jim Heintz - Keys (Rock Steady Posse)

This band is coming with high energy dance music - sure to make waves on the dance floor. So get off your seat and move your feet to The Upside's ska beat!