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The English Beat

ROBERT HAM
8:30 pm., Sunday March 31 | $20 advance, $23 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[SKA-POP PIONEERS] True as it is that the English Beat has not released any new music in 30 years, we should be thankful for that fact. As it stands, the band has a spotless legacy: three incredible ’80s albums that merged its love of ska, reggae, soul, post-punk and easy-listening pop. Instead of attempting to catch that fire again, founding member Dave Wakeling and his gang of hired hands are riding a still appreciable wave of nostalgia into a comfortable payday, while still managing to knock out some amazing live performances along the way.



Where: Wonder Ballroom
Phone: 284-8686
Address: 128 NE Russell St.

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
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