The Penniless Loafers


We are an 9 or 10-piece female fronted indie ska band from Jersey City, NJ.
Seek our dot com or for more pics and tunes and contact information.

Screen name:
The Penniless Loafers
Member since:
Aug 24 2009
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Years together:
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
97 years


Traditional Ska
Rocksteady and Reggae
Indie Rock

Members Of Band

Guitars, bass, keys, trombones, trumpet, saxophones, drums, and voices


Past Events

Outdoors! Beer! Ska!

w/ Red Datsun

W/ Backyard Superheroes, The Ladrones, Schwam and Joker's Republic

Live at JSQ Path!

With Forget the Whale and Universal Rebel!

with CC Roots

Planned Parenthood Benefit!

Disposable 5 Year B-day Bash!

Live at Grove St. Path!

Music and Pizza w/ Ito

w/ King Django

w/ Rude Boy George and The Twilights

w/ Eye Defy and Disposable

Sunday Aug 7th 2pm

Featuring : Backyard Super Heroes, Disposable, and Sweet Lucy
Doors at 8pm

Supporting touring band Pathos Pathos on their first journey to Jersey City

Great show for a great cause!

Stanhope house presents, The Slackers, Kiwi and The Penniless Loafers
doors at 8pm

Breaking in Jersey City's The Citizen for this great local romp.

Thursday Night ska with The Toasters

JC Friday, live at the Lumberyard on Palisades Ave. 7pm!

End of summer ska show with The Pietasters, Hub City Stompers and Automatic 253

Jersey City Street Fair! 6pm at the Grove street Path Station

w/ New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, Backyard Superheroes and Autocracy East

Ska Reggae Night @ The Delancey in NYC.
Joining us will be Ground Swell, InDaze and Kiwi

Private Party at the NJ Beer Company Brewery. Playing with good friends Bad Parts. $25 will get you in for the entertainment and all you can drink.

More details TBA!

HubNewark Presents: Disposable with
Imperfect Paradise, Montgomery, Penniless Loafers

LOFT @ Kilkenny AleHouse Newark, New Jersey

$5 Door. ALL Ages 7PM

Playing with Disposable at The Lamp post

We are playing at Pianos in NYC with a few other amazing bands. This is a great venue, come and check us out.

Crawl out from under the overpass to JRs in South Philly while we bring home the long day of drinking and debauchery, with more drink and debauchery...and dancing!

come party with us and good buddies Mack the Knife as they celebrate their new album!

See us open for the world famous New York Ska Jazz Ensemble at the Stanhope House in Stanhope NJ.

YACHT Club presents...
All Ages benefit show!

All proceeds will help send kids to LMTI's Camp Mason!

Line Up





Our one NYC show in August.

First ever celebration party for the Sheepshead Bay Bites online blog. We'll be playing on a pier!

We are throwing a giant arts fest with dancing, music and art, and a magician @ Lucky Chengs in NYC.

First ever Ska Nite at the new Cafe Incite in Lyndhurst, NJ.

One of the few north Jersey venues that caters to all ages rock shows.
Other bands playing:

Survay Says
Mack and the Knife (MA)
Tides Retreat
Suburban Grass

Brighton Bar in Long Branch.
We hit the rock at 9pm

The Penniless Loafers join, Birthday Cake, Bad Brilliance, and GoJoe & X-Stina the Ballerina for a night of fun at

Santo's Party House 96 Lafayette St New York, NY
Doors are at 7pm
The Penniless Loafers play around 10pm

18+ Show

ALPHABET LOUNGE, 104 Avenue C (at the corner of 7th Street)

For further info:

9:30pm The Penniless Loafers
Age Requirement: 21+

check out the penniless Loafers and GoJoe and & X-stina the Ballerina at the upper east sides favorite pub!

Bar East
1733 1st Avenue (btw 89th and 90th)

The Penniless Loafers hit up midtown!

Connolly's Klub
121 West 45th Street and 6th Ave

Fun starts at 9pm

Join us, Tine Tine, Lopez, and The Los Borrachos for America's Birthday down in South Philly.

JRs Bar
22nd St and Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA

The Trash Bar (21+)
256 Grand Street, Brooklyn NY