Home / Events / Music Calendar / The English Beat

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
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Partynextdoor

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

[PARTY&B] Drake’s OVO Sound is very much a love 'em or hate 'em sort of label, so I should note that, personally, I wear the owl-branded OVO hoodie proudly. Dr ...

8 pm | Sold out.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Sage Francis, Sapient, Dalton

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

[POETIC RAP] Large, bearded MC Sage Francis has long fallen somewhere between a spoken-word poet and a conscious rapper. With a style that is simultaneously introver ...

9 pm | $20 advance, $25 day of show.
Alhambra Theatre 4811 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Web | Map

Black Witchery

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

[SATANIC DEATH METAL] When it comes to keeping it troo, cvlt, necro, blackened and dirty, American metal doesn’t get more filthy than Black Witchery. Hailin ...

9 pm | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Rotture 315 SE 3rd Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom

Lettuce, Break Science

Friday, Feb 06, 2015

[FUNK ON A WHOLE NEW LEVEL] The wildly long breaks Lettuce takes between recordings belies an innate talent to rally jazz and funk sounds as far flung as its New Orl ...

8 pm | $16 advance, $20 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close