The English Beat

The English Beat

DJ Marty Paws

Sat · April 14, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$35 GA / $60 Mezzanine

This event is 21 and over

The English Beat
The English Beat
The English Beat is a band with an energetic mix of musical styles and a sound like no other. The band's unique sound has allowed it to endure for nearly three decades and appeal to fans, young and old, all over the world.

The English Beat (known simply as The Beat in their native England) rushed on to the music scene in 1979. They first came to prominence as founding members of the British Two Tone Ska movement, with their classic first album "Just Can't Stop It" fitting squarely in that genre. Along with their contemporaries The Specials, The Selecter, and Madness, the band became an overnight sensation and one of the most popular and influential bands of that movement.
The original band consisted of singer-songwriter Dave Wakeling on vocals and guitar, Andy Cox on guitar, David Steele on bass, and Everett Morton on drums – later additions Ranking Roger (toasting) and foundational First Wave Ska legend Saxa (saxophone) completed the outfit. The band crossed over fluidly between soul, reggae, pop and punk, and from these disparate pieces they created an infectious dance rhythm.
Consummate showman that he is, The English Beat's band leader, Dave Wakeling has continued to keep The Beat alive and strong. Dave continues to tour the world as The English Beat with an amazing all-star ska backing band playing all the hits of The Beat, General Public, and songs from his new album "Here We Go Love".

You just can't stop The English Beat!
Venue Information:
O.P. Rockwell
268 Main Street
Park City, UT, 84060
http://www.oprockwell.com/