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Too Much Too Young: Ska, Reggae & 2 Tone Records

Come & celebrate the music of 2 Tone with 3 hours of dancing and guest DJs.
Dance to the infectious rhythms of The Specials, Madness, The Selecter, The Beat, Bad Manners, UB40 and the music that made 2 Tone.
The last night sold out -so please buy early to avoid disappointment…
Growing up on 2 Tone got me into the Birmingham ska scene at a young age, I found other young people with a mutual love for the sound of Ska, Rocksteady and Boss reggae. I work with people involved in the subculture to keep the scene alive, and celebrate the music!
Daniel Rachel is a former musician-turned-award-winning and bestselling author. In 2021, Daniel was a guest curator of 2 Tone Lives & Legacies exhibition as part of Coventry Cultural City 2021 and curated the anniversary edition of the Selecter’s debut album Too Much Pressure. His most recent book Too Much Too Young: the 2 Tone Records Story was an Uncut, Blitzed, Louder Than War and SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR and longlisted for PENDERYN MUSIC PRIZE 2024
Established Acid Jazz record label and the independent station Totally Wired Radio. Eddie recently published the bestselling memoir Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances. His past glories include owning Hoxton’s legendary Blue Note club and as teenage painting the beta girl on his Harrington with Typex.
Signed copies of Too Much Too Young’ the 2 Tone Records Story available to buy on the night.
As Terry Hall said, ‘Enjoy Yourself and have bags of fun!’

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