SKA & MOTOWN/SOUL NITE - WITH BAND 'THE BEAT' LIVE Details
A NITE OF SKA & MOTOWN/SOUL @ REHAB KETTERING NORTHANTS
Rehab once again bring you a night that both the older & younger generation love! After the success of the recent Quadrophenia' night, we plan to continue bringing you nights that guarantee you a great night out!
Friday 30th July is Rehab's big 'SKA & MOTOWN/SOUL NITE' .
Down in Rehab we have top Ska & 2-Tone music from Resident DJs, and we are excited to bring you as part of their summer tour performing live on stage - 'THE BEAT'!
Due on stage approx 11pm, they promise to bring you over an hour of stonking music, with old favourites, new tracks & old ska/2-Tone fav's!
Up in The Candy Bar your favourite Motown/Soul DJ's MARCO & KARL BODDINGTON will keep you on the dancefloor all night with all the classic & best sounds you have come to expect from these 2 well known Soul DJ's
Open 9pm til 3am
Prebuy early-bird tickets for £6 or pay on the door £8
Early-bird tickets only from https://www.theticketsellers.co.uk/buy_tickets/events/?id=10011881
Don't miss this one!!!
Formed in the working class suburbs of industrial Birmingham in England in 1978 The Beat arose at a time of high unemployment and social upheaval. From the outset the band offered messages of hope and peace with an insight into sociopolitical topics would later alongside The Specials see them heralded as forerunners of the whole 2-Tone Ska movement.
Ranking Roger and Dave Wakeling led with vocal duties while Andy Cox and David Steele took guitar and bass duties with Everett Morton supplying the most distinctive of drumming styles. Added to this mix was the renowned saxophonist Saxa, adding the deliciously warm Jamaican ska instrumental flavour that is forever associated with the bands sound. Having played saxophone with Prince Buster, Laurel Aitken and Desmond Dekker in the first wave of ska The Beat on formation seemed to immediately come of age.
The Beat's first single was the infectious cover of Smokey Robinson's 'Tears of A Clown' which on release went straight into the National Top 10 at No.6. The record, an effortless like fusion between a number of different musical styles such as Ska, Punk, Pop, Soul and Reggae, immediately saw the band finding themselves an overnight success.
Further hit singles from the first album included 'Mirror In The Bathroom', 'Can't Get Used to Losing You', 'Hands Off... She's Mine' and 'Best Friend', and with a catalogue such as this it was easy to see why the The Beat would become one of the most popular recording and live acts in the UK.
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