The English Beat are a 2 Tone ska revival band founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978. Their music fuses elements of ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock. They released three studio albums in the early ’80s before breaking up in 1983. Recently The English Beat starring Dave Wakeling announced that they will be releasing a new studio album entitled For Crying Out Loud in 2015.
On Sunday, Nov. 2, The English Beat will be performing a headlining concert in Austin at Red 7. Austin’s Steady Legend and Heart and Soul Sound System. The best part? We have two tickets to giveaway to one of our lucky Red River Noise readers.
The giveaway will be conducted as a raffle from our email list. Just click “enter the drawing” below after submitting your full name and email address. Only submissions with full names will be officially entered. We will pick the winner from these submissions before 6 p.m. on Friday, two days before the show. The winner will be notified via email from Red River Noise.
Red 7 is located at 611 E. 7th Street. All ages are welcome. Doors open at 9 p.m. Show will be on the outdoor stage. Advance tickets are available for this show here.
The English Beat