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Event Archive - The English Beat & Rude City Riot bring the Ska to Richards: The English Beat, Rude City Riot

Sat. April 4th 2009 Richard's On Richards (No Minors)
9:30 pm doors at 9
27.50 advance
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations
Presented by: Union Events
Dave Wakeling and the English Beat return to Vancouver on Sat. April 4th. Classic Two Tone Ska songs performed by these Ska Legends. Special guests Rude City Riot perform songs from their recently released debut self titled CD. Described as "power-ska" RCR is getting air play around the globe on Ska radio programs and podcasts.
Come early to get a good spot on the dance floor!


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The English Beat (Ska/Reggae/Soul/Pop)

The English Beat formed in Birmingham, England in April 1979. Led by founding member, lead vocalist and songwriter, Dave Wakeling, the sparkling live show includes the band’s best-known originals, among them “Mirror in the Bathroom,” “Save It for Later,” “Stand Down Margaret” and “I Confess,” and their inspirational covers of ... more info

Rude City Riot (Power-Ska)

Review of RCR debut LP on Stomp Records "Nuthin But Time". “Ska tends to be typecast, modeled to a great extent on the early 80s Two Tone look and sound from England, which makes Rude City Riot different. Sure, the horn arrangements and rhythms that are ska trademarks are here, but the album starts with a rock and roll urgency that suggests Ru... more info
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