Mad Caddies live in concert.
ON TOUR

Mad Caddies

10
critic concert reviews
metal

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

70
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Based on 
10
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
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Critic Consensus

Based on 10 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Mad Caddies is rated as a watchable live performer, but their shows lack distinction. Mad Caddies concert reviews describe live shows and performances as upbeat.

ON TOUR

The Starlite Room, Edmonton, AB, Canada (February 25); Lee's Palace, Toronto, Canada (March 2)

Latest release

House on Fire (October 15, 2020)

artist info

GENRE
metal
ORIGIN
Solvang, United States (1995 - present)
BIO
The Mad Caddies are a ska punk band from Goleta/Santa Barbara/Solvang, USA. The band formed in 1995 and has released five full-length albums, one live album, and two EP's.
HAS PERFORMED with

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Birmingham Live (UK)

August 6, 2018
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You would to be hard-pushed to find anyone that would argue against the fact that ska music is perfect for the summer months and sunny weather. With the UV rays pounding and that trumpet sound blaring there’s nothing better. Well, unless the beers flowing. And with that in mind it was to the O2 Institute in

Dead Press (UK)

October 22, 2017
80
%
O2 Kentish Town Forum, London on October 16, 2017

Musicology (UK)

October 20, 2017
70
%
Frontman Jamie Batten led the grunge-shoegaze four-piece out on stage and it was clear the band was inexperienced, yet they just had the star quality that’ll get them a long way in time to come.

Bucketlist Music Reviews (Canada)

December 16, 2016
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Why do you ask? Well, weeks of anticipation since the announcement of Mad Caddies’ Toronto tour date brought me so much excitement that when the day finally arrived, I was beside myself.

Punknews (USA)

January 31, 2015
60
%
Seattle on November 30, 2014

OC Weekly (USA)

February 7, 2014
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Granted they don't necessarily play ridiculously upbeat tracks like Reel Big Fish or deep life lyrics like Streetlight Manifesto, but the Caddies create ska music that's much more than guitar upstrokes and an added horn section.

eGigs (UK)

November 22, 2012
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The Cockpit Leeds, Leeds

Past critic reviews published in

Reflections of Darkness (Germany), The Santa Barbara Independent (USA), CJLO 1690AM (Canada)

IMAGE CREDIT

Smial [FAL] via Wikimedia Commons