The Band Before: Stokes’ previous band, the roots rock outfit Dispatch, disbanded in 2002, but have reunited three times, the most notable being a three-night, sold out run at Madison Square Garden in 2007 to raise funds and awareness for poverty-stricken Zimbabwe.
The Records: State Radio’s first album, Us Against The Crown, introduced listeners to the band’s raw, pop-punk sound. Their second album, Year Of The Crow, was recorded in the
The Main Event: The Concert: State Radio plays the
*(You can rent “How’s Your News” at Pleasant Street Video in Northampton at the top of the stairs in Documentaries.)