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THE BEAT reveals upcoming UK shows

2Tone ska band THE BEAT has confirmed a long run of UK shows in the coming months.

The 2016 line-up features Ranking Roger and Ranking Junior on vocals with Oscar Harrison on drums, Andy Pearson and Steve Harper on guitars.

The upcoming dates are:

  • 22 Jan - Spiegeltent, Dumfries [BIG BURNS SUPPER]
  • 23 Jan - Electric Circus, Edinburgh
  • 29 Jan - Apex, Bury St Edmunds
  • 30 Jan - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
  • 11 Feb - The Met, Bury
  • 12 Feb - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
  • 13 Feb - OPEN, Norwich
  • 25 Feb - Guildhall, Gloucester
  • 26 Feb - Live Rooms, Chester
  • 27 Feb - Roadmender, Northampton
  • 05 Mar - The Grand, Clitheroe
  • 12 Mar - Limelight, Belfast
  • 25 Mar - Public Halls, Harpenden
  • 26 Mar - Garage, London [LONDON INTERNATIONAL SKA]
  • 27 Mar - Motion, Bristol [BRISTOL SKA & MOD]
  • 07 Apr - Arts Centre, Dorchester
  • 08 Apr - Sub89, Reading
  • 09 Apr - The Brook, Southampton
  • 22 Apr - The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 23 Apr - Rainbow Warehouse, Birmingham
  • 17 Jun - Hillside Rural Activity Park, Knayton [WILLOWMAN]
  • 02 Jul - Powderham Castle, Exeter [LET'S ROCK EXETER!]
  • 08 Jul - Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire [CORNBURY]
  • 16 Jul - Clapham Common, London [LET'S ROCK LONDON!]
  • 30 Jul - Picturedrome, Holmfirth [HOLMFIRTH SKA SPLASH]
  • 19 Aug - Rural Life Centre, Farnham [WEYFEST]
  • 03 Nov - Assembly, Leamington Spa 

THE BEAT was formed in Birmingham in 1978 and was part of the West Midlands ska revival scene that also produced THE SPECIALS and THE SELECTER.

In 2008 the band put out a compilation record called You Just Can't Beat It: The Best Of.

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