The Beat are back in The Netherlands THIS WEEK!06-05-2015
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.
Their cover of Motown classic "Tears Of A Clown" was their breakthrough. Many original dance floor classics followed. Think of hits such as "Mirror In The Bathroom", "Hands Off She's Mine" and "Best Friend". Starting TODAY front man Ranking Roger and his boys are back in The Netherlands for THREE shows, click the dates to get y'r tickets:
2015.05.06 Arnhem (NL) @ Luxor Live
2015.05.07 Deventer (NL) @ Burgerweeshuis
2015.05.08 Amstelveen (NL) @ P60