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The English Beat
“A Beat you can dance to at SITE"
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Tickets are $38 (including all service charges). They are also available through Hold My Ticket (112 2nd St SW), 505-886-1251, Monday to Friday 9 AM - 6 PM, Sat & Sun 11 AM - 6 PM.
Pre-show VIP reception (6-7:30 PM) featuring art, music, full bar and food from Bodega Prime: $60, including food and one drink ticket.
A portion of proceeds to benefit SITE Santa Fe.
The English Beat [website | Amazon.com] 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.
When The English Beat (known simply as The Beat in their native England) rushed on to the music scene in 1979, it was a time of massive social and political unrest and economic and musical upheaval. This set the stage for a period of unbridled musical creativity, and thanks in large part to the punk movement and its DIY approach to making music, artists like The Beat were able to speak out and speak their mind on the news of the day, as in "Stand Down Margaret," things that mattered to them and the youth culture, as in "Get A Job," and universal matters of the heart and soul, as in their classic hits "I Confess" and "Save It For Later."
Consummate showman that he is, 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!
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