7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 / Strummer’s, 833 E. Fern Ave. / $16 / All ages / (559) 485-5356, www.strummersclub.com
If you are like me, you will remember RX Bandits as The Pharmaceutical Bandits, a Southern California third-wave ska band started by a bunch of teenagers in the mid-’90s. Others will remember the band from its days on Drive-Thru Records as they began to grow beyond the ska-punk scene.
The band’s latest, “Gemini, Her Majesty,” was released last year. It was recorded as a horn-less four piece and is full of dancey alternative rock.
The RX Bandits kick off a national tour next week, with a two-night stint at the Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco. The band plays an all-ages show Wednesday, March 18, at Strummer’s.