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The Beat & The Selecter

Sat 17th Mar From €32.50 BOOK NOW

Concerts

MCD Presents
The Beat & The Selecter
The Olympia Theatre
Saturday 17th March 2018

**Tickets on sale NOW**

THE SELECTER & THE BEAT FEAT. RANKING ROGER CO-HEADLINE TOUR Live at The Olympia Theatre on Saturday 17th March 2018

Tickets priced from €32.50 including booking fee and €1 restoration levy on sale NOW via Ticketmaster.ie, usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide (list here) including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330.

The fees for this event include a €1.00 restoration levy. The restoration levy will allow The Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Please note, there are a limited amount of tickets left for this show, book now to avoid disappointment.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served. 

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Doors open 7pm. Approximate stage times will be posted here when we receive them from production.
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2 Tone legends The Selecter and The Beat are teaming up to give fans a rare treat, hitting the road together for a number of dates taking them into 2018.  Originally a six-date tour, due to huge demand they added  30 more dates including a second London show at the iconic Roundhouse and are now expanding the popular pairing into next year with new shows announced in Ireland.

The Selecter is led by their iconic frontwoman Pauline Black, alongside an incredible talented band of musicians, and co-fronted by original member Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson. The anarchic passion that fuelled Selecter gigs during the 2 Tone era is still there, except the pair (Pauline & Gaps) are more driven than ever. Their confidence is sky-high and they’re also writing the best songs of their career, which is saying something given the enduring popularity of hits like Three Minute Hero, Missing Words and On My Radio. Their latest album, Subculture, was mixed by UK dub-master Prince Fatty and released to critical acclaim in June 2015 and they will be releasing a new studio album in October 2017.

The Beat fronted by Ranking Roger released their spectacular fourth album Bounce (the first in over 30 years) in September 2016. The album shows off every gleaming aspect of one of the most musically diverse bands to come out of the multiracial, multicultural explosion that remade British pop from 1979 onwards. Joining Roger in the revitalised band is his son Ranking Junior AKA Matthew Murphy a powerhouse MC who brings to the band an update on the toasting that made Ranking Roger such a pivotal part of the original Beat. The same energy that drove the hit singles of the 80s; Mirror In The Bathroom, Stand Down Margaret and Too Nice To Talk To – is here again on the new album.

Life-long friends, they are two of the main bands to come out of 2 Tone – a crucial musical and cultural movement which is still as relevant today as it was over 30 years ago. Renowned for their energetic live shows, longevity has not diminished either band’s ability to put in a performance and get everyone in a room, or field, dancing. Don’t miss arguably two of the best live bands around playing full sets of their many hits, and more each night.

www.theselecter.net www.thebeatofficial.com

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