One Bad Oyster is an upbeat Ska-Surf band located in Fairfield County CT, playing the Tri-State and New England venues. We play festivals , clubs, events and private parties!  We're here for a good time and to ensure you have one too!

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  • Doors of Your Heart- English Beat
  • Pressure Drop- Toots and the Maytalls
  • Drawn- One Bad Oyster
  • The Way-  Ska version of the fastball song.
  • Black Coffee In Bed- Squeeze
  • Drawn- OBO original 
  • Warm California Sun 
  • Ruby Soho- Rancid 
  • Little Lisa- OBO Original 
  • Tears of a Clown- English Beat 
  • Ranking Full Stop - English Beat
  • Time Bomb- Rancid
  • Mirror in the Bathroom- English Beat 
  • Harder They Come:  Jimmy Cliff
  • Rudy Can’t Fail - The Clash
  • Tequila 
  • Casey Jones
  • Gloria from Astoria: OBO original 
  • Santeria: Sublime 
  • Walk and Don’t Look Back: Peter Tosh & Mick Jagger 
  • Police on my Back:  The Clash 
  • Give it to Me: The J. Geils Band