Alibi V.25 No.26 • June 30-July 6, 2016 
MoonHat

Show Up!

Let’s Rock and Not Stop

The beat don’t stop until the break of dawn

If you wanna make August happy, show up at gigs by Authority Zero, G-Eazy, MoonHat and Burn Halo ... or check out the battle of the bands happening in Los Lunas!
Courtesy of the Artist

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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. …
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