Upcoming Shows

Duppies with the New Rulers

Friday, February 20, 2015

Loosey's - Downtown Gainesville

120 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601

Duppies are ordering out for ska. THE NEW RULERS(Tampa) are delivering some good good ska for you to dance to. Come out and support local and regional ska while The New Rulers play Gainesville for the first time. A little bit of the old and the new is what makes the New Rulers boss. Also in addition if you missed our last local show now's the chance to catch up where you left off. Locals Harvey & Whistle will be opening the show again for us in spectacular fashion.

18+ Doors 9pm

$7.oo Cover

Music Kicks off around 9:30

Loosey's - Downtown Gainesville is always open before doors and offers wonderful hospitality with good food and drink.

Duppies Sat 2/21 Jacksonville @ Across The Street Bar

Saturday, February 21, 2015

948 Edgewood Ave S, Jacksonville, Florida 32205

Duppies are rolling into Jacksonville for Rd.2 at Across The Street Bar. Local support Prideless will be joining us for a night of Beers, BBQ, Reggae and Ska.

News & Events

February 16, 2015

We just played the most picturesque wedding in South Florida. Congratulations Danny and Ali Portilla! Talking about South Florida, great times were had. The reggae culture is as strong as ever. We are overjoyed to witness Ska fans enjoy themselves with such ferver. Get hyped, because we have just finished confirming our Southeastern tour out to Texas in April. I'm sure we will let you all know specifics closer to the tour. Hiebel is considering calling it the "Don't Mess with Texas" tour. Our final mixes of most of our new record are done-zo! I'd tell you more about it, but I don't want to be a tease. Big ups to all you Duppies fans and stay tuned folks!

Doctor Delicious


  • Bad Guy
    1. Bad Guy
    2. What A Shame
    3. Answer Your Name
  • One Thousand Bullets
    1. 1,000 Bullets
    2. Two Things
    3. Eek-A-Lite
    4. Last Flight
    5. Sleep
    6. Don Drummond
    7. So You Say
    8. Shipwrecked
  • Throw One Punch
    1. Ghost of San Juan Hill
    2. Push to Shove
    3. Night Food Reggae
    4. Pray for Rain
    5. Train
    6. Pretty Girl
    7. You Don't Know Me
    8. Time Goes By
    9. Artibella
    10. Dreams
    11. Up & Out
    12. Now You're Mine


(noun) taken from Jamaican folklore; an unruly spirit risen from a consecrated grave; a ghost; a poltergeist.

About the Duppies

Ruddies in search of traditionalism and the smooth rock steady sounds that aspire to be kin to all that is the founding sounds of Jamaican/Brixston Rock Steady Ska Reggae. The Duppies are a high powered seven piece rocksteady ska band of eight years from Gainesville FL. Their sets include an attention getting rhythm section prone to causing fits of dancing fury backed up by rip roaring horn solos from the sax and trumpet. Top it all off with smooth vocals and stream lined percussion.

With a minimum of 500 shows under the belt The Duppies have played with such acts as The Slackers, The Toasters, Less than Jake, King Django, New York City Ska Jazz Ensemble, Pato Banton, Westbound Train, members of the Skatalites, Whole Wheat Bread, Void Union,Slightly Stoopid, etc. Tours have included playing venues such as Middle East in Boston, Trash Bar in Brooklyn, Churchills in Miami, Dragons Den in New Orleans, The Social in Orlando, The Mohawk Place in Buffalo and many more plus the Fest 3,fest 13, Sun Fest And Suwanee Music Fest.

The Duppies are a unique Florida gem keeping the rocksteady alive in the Southeast with a loyal following and a level of professionalism that keeps people wanting more.