Alibi V.23 No.6 • Feb 6-12, 2014 

Four Up

ISO a mega-bass test, Burger-signed surf, hybridized experimental electronics or a Romantic classical recital? Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Lysa Flores
Marjorie C.

Show Up!

Nothing Says 'Latin Divas' Like Taiko Drums

Live music is a very democratic process; think of each ticket as a vote and each amazing concert as a successful election. Congratulations! You just voted awesome music in again.
View in Alibi calendar calendar
Courtesy of the Artist

EVENT HORIZON ()

Special Beat Service

The English Beat • ska

Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …
calendar