Mark Foggo has been one of the biggest players on the ska scene since the 1980’s, best known for his manic performances, loony personality and high energy ska shows.
He is a “Missionary of Ska” and can be found playing and promoting ska music around the world. Mark Foggo comes from Liverpool, England where he started his musical career at the age of fourteen as a rhythm guitarist. He left school at 15 and moved to London and played in different punk line ups for several years on the renowned London pub circuit. In 1979, he moved to Holland and started his band “Mark Foggo and the Secret Meeting”. After releasing a single “New Shoes” on Top Hole Records, he was offered a contract with Polydor Records and released his debut album “Speeding my Life Away”. The album was an instant success and the band started touring Europe. In 1989 he released his album “Ska Pig”, the album was a huge hit with Ska fans worldwide and today it is considered
to be a classic in the genre. 30 years later, Mark released a new album “Ska Pig Returns”, continuing the story in his own unique and dynamic style. Mark and the Skasters has released many Cds, Albums and Singles and together with numerous television and radio appearances he has played thousands of shows worldwide. Nowadays Mark lives in Thailand and travels to Europe regularly to link up with the Skasters to tour and play their shows. Music, Live shows and Video clips can all be found on YouTube by searching Mark Foggo or Mark Foggo’s Skasters.
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