Fad Manners, Bad Manners Tribute, are no longer performing under this name. However, Ska Boom UK – the original instigators of the spin-off Bad Manners tribute – have taken over the band bookings.
This is a 9 / 10 piece Ska machine selected from the North East’s finest Ska / 2Tone musicians. The ex Fad Manners band is available to perform locally showcasing a 90 minute set of upbeat Bad Manners classics.
Half the price of Bad Manners but twice the show! Professional musicians with many years of experience performing OVER 2000 live shows since their formation in early 2008.
Fad Manners Tribute Now Ska Boom Ska Band
Bad Manners are an English 2 Tone and ska band led by frontman Buster Bloodvessel. Early appearances included Top of The Pops and the live film documentary, Dance Craze.
They were at their most popular during the early 1980s, during a period when other ska revival bands such as Madness, The Specials and The Selecter filled the charts. Bad Manners spent 111 weeks in the UK Singles Chart between 1980 and 1983, and they also achieved chart success with their first four studio albums with Gosh It’s… Bad Manners, Loonee Tunes! and Ska ‘n’ B being their biggest hits.
After becoming popular in their native London, Bad Manners signed to Magnet Records in 1980, and became regular guests on television shows such as Tiswas. The band also appeared on The British Music Awards (1981) and Cheggers Plays Pop. In 1985, they also appeared on The Time of Your Life, hosted by Noel Edmonds. Being closely associated with the 2 Tone movement (though never signed to 2 Tone Records itself), they were one of six bands featured in the 1981 documentary film Dance Craze. (Wikipedia)
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