***Please note new date***
Special Kinda Madness are coming back to Bedford Esquires on Saturday 24th October for another classic show of thier take on Madness and The Specials.
No strangers to venue or Bedford the band have sold out the venue numerous times in the past and the Ska Train is showing no signs of slowing down!.
Here’s the lowdown; Special Kinda Madness perform a truly authentic set from each band, combining the phenomenally energetic stage presence of The Specials with the wonderful iconic tunes of the Madness ‘Nutty Boys’. Playing a set from each band and producing a show that will have the audience up and dancing from the off, Special Kinda Madness will have everyone hankering after that exciting era of 2-Tone and ska.
On 21st July 1979 at the Electric Ballroom in London, the Specials played a gig with Madness, Dexy’s Midnight Runners and Selecter. That’s a gig that all 2-Tone rude boys and rude girls would die to see, and thought would never happen. The Specials and Madness on the same bill!
In truth, it probably never will happen now … but you can get the next best thing with Special Kinda Madness!
2 Bands … 2-Tone … 1 Fantastic Night!
There is no support on the night as the band play 2 sets with the running order of Specials or Madness to be decided on the night. Doors open at 7.45pm with the band taking to the stage for their first set at 8.30pm.
Entry £12 in advance available from Esquires Bar // Slide Record Store // Mario’s Hair Design // Seetickets online.