Fife’s greatest gigs: No. 47 - The Beat, Windsor Hotel

FP100 cover - 100 greatest gigs staged in Fife
FP100 cover - 100 greatest gigs staged in Fife

The Beat, Windsor Hotel, Kirkcaldy, 2013.

This was no nostalgia-led, weary slog through a back catologue of a band well past its best.

The Beat simply exploded onto the stage and didn’t let up through a two-hour set that was simply relentless.

The hits sounded as vital and energetic as the day they were recorded, there were a few well-chosen ska classics thrown in a a fantatstic take on The Clash’s ‘Rock The Casbah’. 35 years on this was a band still at its very best.

Oh, and it was boiling!

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