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The English Beat

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1978-1983, 2003, 2005-present
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The Beat (known in North America as The English Beat and Australia as The British Beat) are a 2 Tone ska revival band founded in England in 1978. Their songs fuse ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock, and their lyrics deal with themes of love, unity and sociopolitical topics.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
The Members 10/25/1979 Old Waldorf San Francisco California USA
The English Beat 01/24/1980 Bournemouth Stateside Center Bournemouth South West England England
The Beat / UB40 01/26/1980 Electric Ballroom (London) London Camden England
The English Beat 02/29/1980 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The English Beat 02/29/1980 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The Beat 03/02/1980 Tiffany's Glasgow Glasgow Scotland
The Jam 03/15/1980 Warfield Theater San Francisco California USA
The Jam 03/22/1980 Armadillo World Headquarters Austin Texas USA
The Jam 03/25/1980 Agora Ballroom (ATL) Atlanta Georgia USA
The Beat 06/21/1980 Russell Club Manchester Hulme England
The Beat 06/24/1980 Hammersmith Palais London Hammersmith England
The Beat 06/27/1980 Top Rank - Birmingham Birmingham West Midlands England
The Beat 06/28/1980 Top Rank - Birmingham Birmingham West Midlands England
The Pretenders 09/24/1980 The Palladium NYC New York USA
The Pretenders 09/26/1980 Passaic Capitol Theatre Passaic New Jersey USA
The Pretenders 09/27/1980 Orpheum Theatre - Boston Boston Massachusetts USA
The Pretenders 09/28/1980 Tower Theater Upper Darby Pennsylvania USA
Talking Heads 10/23/1980 Warfield Theater San Francisco California USA
Talking Heads 10/24/1980 Warfield Theater San Francisco California USA
The Beat / The Specials 01/14/1981 Ulster Hall Belfast County Antrim Northern Ireland
The Beat 05/17/1981 Tiffany's Glasgow Glasgow Scotland
The Beat 05/18/1981 Tiffany's Late Bar & Disco Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
The Clash 09/23/1981 Théâtre Mogador Paris Île-de-France France
The Clash 09/24/1981 Théâtre Mogador Paris Île-de-France France
The Clash 09/25/1981 Théâtre Mogador Paris Île-de-France France

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