Space Monkey Mafia

Minneapolis, MN

Ska Punk

The story of Space Monkey Mafia is one that has only just started. This dynamic band of maestros has toured relentlessly in over 20 states, winning the hearts of every audience they’ve performed in front of. The band’s infectious sound is distinguished by high powered horn lines, stratospheric vocal harmonies, and innovative songwriting. Every member of the band writes music, bringing to the party more than just their own chops.


Since the band’s inception in 2016, Space Monkey Mafia has cultivated a following in an array of different music scenes in different regions around the world. Their infectious live energy is a galvanizing sonic experience that leaves audiences shocked, awed, and in a state of euphoria. Their 2018 debut album Sorry For Your Time, and its 2019 follow up, Captain Crook EP, have helped bring their name recognition to a global scale, specifically within the community of die-hard ska fans anxiously awaiting the arrival of the 4th wave.


As an independent band of hard working professionals, Space Monkey Mafia also plays weddings and private events. With a wide repertoire of crowdpleasers and covers, plus a hefty balance of catchy upbeat original tunes mixed in, Space Monkey Mafia can get the party started anywhere, in any form, whether it be a stripped down acoustic duo at the airport, a swing dance party at a wedding, or a full blown 7-piece sonic frenzy at a music festival. Each member is a multi-instrumentalist with versatility over a wide range of musical styles.


Space Monkey Mafia can be found playing frequently around the Twin Cities and greater midwest for crowds of enthusiastic followers. With this band, friends and fans are one in the same. While every member of the band has multiple other music projects, they share a common value in that Space Monkey Mafia is their passion project, and there is no happier place than sharing the stage with each other.