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Reel Big Fish's Aaron Barrett Hospitalized

August 5th, 2011 5:14pm EDT
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Ska stars Reel Big Fish have cancelled their set at a Florida festival after singer Aaron Barrett was hospitalized on Wednesday.

Barrett is resting after undergoing a procedure to remove an abscess which had developed following a previous operation in June. The band was due to appear at the 311 Pow Wow Festival in Live Oak on Friday, but they've pulled out of the gig to allow Barrett time to recover.

A statement from a representative reads, "Aaron Barrett and Reel Big Fish... will be forced to miss the 311 Pow Wow in Florida Friday August 5th - he is in the hospital resting. The frontma...
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Warped Tour Does It Again - 7/14/10 – Darien Lake PAC

July 16th, 2010 11:03am EDT
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This year I thought I was ready. I had a full schedule and a list of preferred bands written out, and Warped still managed to swerve me, effectively tossing a monkey wrench into the works of my day as it were. The ever-rotating merry-go-round of performance times and stages that is the Warped Tour, Punk Rock venerable Summer Camp, was able to dupe me for another year, because you see, three of the bands I wanted to see the most, Reel Big Fish, All-American Rejects and Motion City Soundtrack, play VERY early on in the day, much to my dismay honestly. I had both bands near the end of the day ...
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Reel Busy 2009 In Store For Reel Big Fish, New Album Of Covers Due Jan. 20

October 21st, 2008 7:00pm EDT
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OC'S original skanking pranksters Reel Big Fish have finished mixing and mastering the tracks that will make up their new album, a 10 song serving of high-energy covers which they've dubbed, Fame, Fortune and Fornication.

The release is set to include the band's signature ska take on such classics as Poison's "Talk Dirty To Me", Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down", John Mellencamp's "Authority Song", and The Eagles "The Long Run." For good measure, Reel Big Fish pay tribute to their early ska/reggae forefather's with versions of Desmond Dekker's "Keep A Cool Head" and Toots and The Maytals...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 30

August 30th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Cameron Diaz
Happy Birthday to Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan Ross (1985), tennis star Andy Roddick (1982), Reel Big Fish guitarist Radhi Jaidi (1975), "Gangs of New York" actress Cameron Diaz (1972), Rancid guitarist Lars Frederiksen (1971), British deejay Paul Oakenfold (1963), actor Timothy Bottoms (1951), comedian Lewis Black (1948), actress Peggy Lipton (1947), actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (1941), The Mamas and the Papas singer John Phillips (1935; d. 2001), "My Three Sons" actor Fred MacMurray (1908; d. 1991), actress Shirley Booth (1898; d. 1992), actor Raymond Massey (1896; d. 1983), an...
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Reel Big Fish To Release New CD, 'Monkeys For Nothin' And The Chimps For Free,' July 10; Tour Starts July 3

May 4th, 2007 7:15pm EDT
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There ain't no party like a Reel Big Fish party and the OC band is preparing to launch their annual madcap summer tour extravaganza with Less Than Jake, Streetlight Manifesto, and Against All Authority supporting.

Planning to preview songs from their upcoming Monkeys For Nothin' And The Chimps For Free release (due out July 10th on Rock Ridge Music) the new disc will feature 17 soon-to-be-classic Reel Big Fish songs. "It's everything you ever wanted, needed and never expected from Reel Big Fish," singer Aaron Barrett declares.

Emancipated from their major label hell, the boys i...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 30

August 30th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Lewis Black
Happy Birthday to Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan Ross (1985), tennis star Andy Roddick (1982), Reel Big Fish guitarist Radhi Jaidi (1975), "Gangs of New York" actress Cameron Diaz (1972), Rancid guitarist Lars Frederiksen (1971), British deejay Paul Oakenfold (1963), actor Timothy Bottoms (1951), comedian Lewis Black (1948), actress Peggy Lipton (1947), actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (1941), The Mamas and the Papas singer John Phillips (1935; d. 2001), "My Three Sons" actor Fred MacMurray (1908; d. 1991), actress Shirley Booth (1898; d. 1992), actor Raymond Massey (1896; d. 1983), an...
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