Arpioni is a musical collective formed by more than ten person, born 14 years ago in Bergamo (Italy). They begin playng live shows in many clubs, becoming well know in the italian ska scene. In \'93 they take part in the first italian ska compilation \'SKANDALO AL SOLE\' (Vow Pop). In \'95 they produce their first cd \'PAPALAGI\', after several shows begins the partnership with GRIDALO FORTE RECORDS, famous indipendent label from Rome, that decide to produce three years later \'IN MEZZO AI GUAI\', second album of the band. In \'99 (as backing band) they tour with Laurel Aitken, also known as The Godfather of Ska, and in summer they record their third cd \'UN MONDO IN LEVERE\', produced by Kaki Arkarazo appreciated sound engeneer that worked also with Manu Chao, Amparanoia, Fermin Muguruza. In september \'01 come out the fourth album \'BUONA MISTA SOCIAL SKA\', a collection of italian traditional songs played in their personal ska style. In may \'05 the last release \'MALACABEZA\' (Alternative Produzioni) an album characterized by a big variety of musical styles, from trad ska of course, to latin and italian traditional songs ska revisited. In the album there are a lot of important features, like Tonino Carotone (the famous singer from Pamplona with who they also tour in Italy), Roy Paci (the explosive Manu Chao\'s trumpet in Radio Bemba Sound System) and many others. Arpioni played in every corner of Italy and also in Europe (Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain, Czech Rep., and other), if you can, come to see their crazy italian ska-folk show...try and believe it!