The English Beat featuring Dave Wakeling with special guests The Toasters
Fusing ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock, this British band had a string of hits after forming in 1978, including "Mirror in the Bathroom," "Too Nice to Talk To," & "Can't Get Used to Losing You." The English Beat featuring Dave Wakeling will headline at 9 p.m. Saturday August 8th in Academy Park. The forthcoming album titled "Here We Go Love" will be the first release for the English Beat since "Special Beat Service" in 1982, it is expected to be released days before the show in Lewiston. 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 his new songs.
The Toasters helped to popularize the underground ska scene in the 1980s, sharing the spotlight with bands like the English Beat and The Specials, and paving the way for 3rd-wave bands like the Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Reel Big Fish. They will open for the English Beat on Saturday night.
Doors open at 4:00. English Beat at 9:00 We have 3 opening bands!!
Go to www.thespiritoftheeighties.com for more information.
Academy Park Lewiston NY (View)
841 Center St
Lewiston, NY 14092