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Brooklyn Rocksteady Documentary: Watch it!

The Hard Times are happy to have been out there when rocksteady, reggae, and dirty reggae really got happening in Brooklyn and contributing what we could to all the gigs, Dirty Reggae Parties, underground / overground.  Director Sam Gursky has … Continue reading

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The Hard Times are proud to welcome Grammy-award winning British ska/reggae musician King Hammond (aka Nick Welsh) to town for two rare New York City gigs–backed by The Hard Times– next Thursday,December 1, 2011 at The Shrine in Harlem and Saturday, … Continue reading

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The Hard Times Gig Alert: Otto’s, King Hammond, Dirty Reggae Party

The Hard Times are back in action with a number of November and December shows in NYC. Plus, we are psyched to welcome Poison Sumac to the Hard Times crew as our new keys mad man. He’s itchin’ to infect, … Continue reading

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Punky Reggae Was a Blast, Dirty Reggae Coming Fast

We here at Hard Times Reggae Headquarters are still sorting through all the reverberations, feedback and followup from one of our more intense shows yet, playing on Night 2 of the Punky Reggae Fest in Brooklyn this past weekend. Check … Continue reading

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“Two Bucks For Bob” EP Available NOW!

We’re psyched to finally start making some of our tunes available to the reggae-loving public. Whatevski Records has just released our first digital EP: Two Bucks for Bob, as part of their new channel, Whatevski R&D.   Like all bands, we … Continue reading

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New Bassie, New Plans, New Shows, New EP

Last night’s show at Porkey’s was rewarding in many ways. One, I think the emotions were high and we played probably one of our best, 100% solid sets ever, in our last show with Juan. Two, and this added to … Continue reading

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Under Construction…

New site on the way. Sit tight while we figure out how to do things besides make music.

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