THE ENGLISH BEAT
LIVE IN RENO
REVIEW BY TAHOE ONSTAGE
"SOLD OUT” announced the marquee over The Saint’s entrance as a crowd lined up along Reno’s midtown on a warm summer evening.
Outside, we tried to recall any scandals or torrid relationship headlines or anything at all involving The English Beat’s frontman, Dave Wakeling, and ultimately couldn’t name a thing. That fact lends itself to Wakeling’s place fitting among the Tom Pettys and James Taylors, those musicians who appeared genuinely disinterested in the industry social circles and instead, simply, seemed focused on passion about the music. And when the band took the stage on Saturday, Aug. 18, this attitude showed"
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