Another Reybee Productions present... THE ENGLISH BEAT!!! I            "              Wakeling has assembled an engaging group of players... He easily              revved up this Denver crowd, hungry for Saturday night fun."               - Denver Post            "Dave               and friends can still whip the hell out of most of              the Third Wave groups" - Village Voice            THE              ENGLISH BEAT              Gets Ready to Celebrate Samhain in Los Angeles              Adds More Tour              Dates on Both the East and West Coasts!              Dave                  Wakeling of The English Beat                  Photo credit: Bryan Kremkau                  Click for hi-res          New            York, NY -            In the midst of a cluster of weekend shows in their homebase of            California, Two-Tone ska legends THE ENGLISH BEAT are            beginning to look forward and prepare for a swing of shows of the            East Coast. But before they pack things up and shoot Eastward, they'll            be celebrating the Celtic celebration of end of Harvest Season on            "Samhain," better known these days as            its more commercial offspring, "Halloween." "I enjoy            celebrating samhain because it explains what on earth we are doing            on Halloween," laughs lead vocalist/guitarist Dave            Wakeling. "I like all the festivals based on the turns            of nature like the Winter and Summer Solstice! There is something            elemental about them that feels more comfortable and more evolved            from the modern world we live in."          For English Beat, they'll            be kicking up the plows on October 31st at Los Angeles' Henry            Fonda Theatre to partake in the Gaelic celebration. "I            will probably wear a costume," he continues, "but            it can be hard to sing and play guitar well. In previous            years, I have worn my normal stage clothes and said my            costume was that of a Confused Middle-Aged Rock Star!" Their            East Coast swing begins on Dec. 8th in Annapolis, MD and includes            dates in Brooklyn, Hoboken, Connecticut, and more (dates below).          The English Beat's irresistible            blend of ska, reggae, and punk has made them undeniable stars throughout            the last three decades and, in fact, this year marks the 30th Anniversary            of their 1980 debut I Just Cant Stop It.            As a testament of their longetivity, their music has been heard            recently in Hot Tub Time Machine ("Save It            for Later"), Shrek Forever After ("Click            Click") and even in Target commercials ("Tenderness"            as their post-English Beat break up band, General            Public). Among the other uber-memorable hits include            Mirror In The Bathroom, I Confess,            "Doors of Your Heart", and "Tears            of a Clown" among many others.          As a major part of the            two-tone ska music revolution of the late 70s and early 80s, alongside            their stablemates The Specials, Madness, and The Selector, the musical            juggernaut that is lead vocalist Dave Wakeling hasn't            lost any momentum in songwriting. He and his bandmates managed to            find time between endless touring to lay down demos for their forthcoming            release (planned for 2011). Their new songs such as "The            Love You Give Lasts Forever", "How Can You Stand There"            and "Said We Would Never Die" are quickly            becoming fan favorites and live staples.          This isnt just            any ska band, English Beat is THE ska band!              THE                  ENGLISH BEAT                  Tour Dates              Oct                  21 Yoshis San Francisco, CA                  Oct 22 Saugus Speedway Saugus, CA                  Oct 23 Last Day Saloon Santa Rosa, CA                  Oct 29 House Of Blues Anaheim, CA                  Oct 30 Saint Rocke Hermosa Beach, CA                  Oct 31 Henry Fonda Theatre Los Angeles, CA                  Nov 05 Fishlips Bakersfield, CA                  Nov 06 Romanos Concert Lounge Riverside, CA                  Nov 12 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA                  Nov 13 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA                  Nov 19 SLO Brewing Company San Luis Obispo, CA              Nov                  20 SoHo Santa Barbara, CA                  Dec 08 Ramshead On Stage Annapolis, MD                  Dec 09 Bell House Brooklyn, NY                  Dec 10 Fairfield Theatre  Stage One Fairfield,                  CT                  Dec 11 Fairfield Theatre  Stage One Fairfield,                  CT                  Dec 12 Infinity Hall Norfolk, CT                  Dec 14 Maxwells Hoboken, NJ                  Dec 15 Tupelo Music Hall Londonderry, NH                  Dec 16 Tupelo Music Hall White River Junction, VT                  Feb 4 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA                  Feb 5 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA            www.myspace.com/officialbeatspace            www.twitter.com/EnglishBeatFans            www.facebook.com/EnglishBeatFans 
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