Streetlight Manifesto are a third-wave ska band from East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. They released their first album, Everything Goes Numb, on August 26, 2003, which was distributed by Victory Records. The band also headlined their first ever show at Rutgers University in New Brunswick on December 9, 2003. Several of Streetlight's members were already well known among the New Jersey ska community for their roles in past ska bands from that area, most notably Catch 22's Tomas Kalnoky, Jamie Egan, Mike Soprano, and Josh Ansley, as well as One Cool Guy's Stuart Karmatz, Pete Sibilia, Dan Ross, and Chris Paszik. The line-up has gone through several changes since the band's inception and currently consists of Delano Bonner, who plays the trumpet, Mike Brown who plays the alto and baritone saxophone, Jim Conti, who plays the alto and tenor saxophone, Tomas Kalnoky, who plays the guitar and is a singer, Chris Paszik who plays the bass guitar, Mike Soprano who plays the trombone, and Chris Thatcher who plays the drums.
Though the band have enjoyed no mainstream commercial success, they have received acclaim in alternative music circles, and their debut album i...
|years active||2002 - Present|
|origin||New Jersey, United States|
|music genre||Ska punk|
|current members||*Delano Bonner *Mike Brown *Jim Conti *Tomas Kalnoky *Pete McCullaugh *Mike Soprano *Chris Thatcher|
|past members||(In order of departure) #Stuart Karmatz #Pete Sibilia #Paul Lowndes #Josh Ansley #Jamie Egan #Dan Ross #Chris Paszik|