- The Beat
Otherwise known as "The Beat featuring Ranking Roger", The Beat are an English 2-tone ska band formed in 1978. Current line-up features Ranking Roger - vocals, Ranking Junior Murphy - vocals, among others.
During their '80s heyday, they chalked up many hit-singles including "Tears of a Clown", "Mirror in the Bathroom" and "Can't Get Used To Losing You" as well as hit albums "I Just Can't Stop It" and "Wha'ppen".
The band released their first new album in almost 3.5 decades, "Bounce" in 2016.
- Fine Young Cannibals
- Neol Davies [The Selecter]
- Neville Staple
- The English Beat feat. Dave Wakeling
- 2 Tone Collective
- Legend - Tribute To Bob Marley
Events for The Beat
- Fri 25th May 2018 The Beat, Buzzcocks, The Selecter, Stiff Little FingersMillennium Square (Leeds)Buy Tickets
- Sat 26th May 2018 The Beat, Buzzcocks, The Selecter, Stiff Little FingersForum/ Attic [University of Hertfordshire] (Hatfield)Buy Tickets
- Sun 27th May 2018 The Beat, Buzzcocks, The Selecter, Stiff Little FingersGenting/ NEC Arena (Birmingham)Buy Tickets
- Fri 1st Jun 2018 Wychwood Festival, Baxter Dury, The Beat, Nina Nesbitt, Poke...Cheltenham Racecourse (Cheltenham)Buy Tickets
- Sat 16th Jun 2018 The English Beat feat. Dave Wakeling, The BeatClwb Ifor Bach (Cardiff)Buy Tickets
- Sat 23rd Jun 2018 The BeatLiVe (Preston)Buy Tickets
- Fri 13th Jul 2018 The Selecter, The BeatCaerphilly Castle (Caerphilly)Buy Tickets
- Sat 21st Jul 2018 The Beat, The Selecter, The Skatalites, Neville Staple, Rhod...: 2-Tone Forever FestGaron Park (Southend)Buy Tickets
- Fri 3rd Aug 2018 Bristol Ska and Mod Festival, From the Jam, The Selecter, Th...St Philip's Gate (Bristol)Buy Tickets