$23 to See The Specials at The Paramount on July 18 at 8 p.m. (Up to $47.25 Value)

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In a Nutshell

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One of Britain's first ska bands returns after nearly 40 years to rock the house with hits such as "A Message to You, Rudy" and "Monkey Man"

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 18th, 2013. Limit 8 per person. Redeem starting 7/18 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at The Paramount. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Ticketmaster's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • $23 for one ticket to see The Specials (up to a $47.25 value)
  • When: Thursday, July 18, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: The Paramount
  • General-admission standing
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.
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The Specials

The Specials rock SXSW 2013 with "Concrete Jungle"

The Specials are British ska. When imported reggae began mingling with punk sensibilities in the 1970s, Terry Hall, Lynval Golding, Roddy Radiation, Neville Staple, and the rest of the band were at the vanguard of the emerging 2 Tone movement. Besides igniting dancehalls across the world with their self-titled 1979 debut, the rudies encouraged other musicians to follow suit. The Selecter, the English Beat, and the Planet Smashers all worked with—or were formed from—members of the Specials, and the upbeat airwaves of the '80s were ruled by singles such as "Gangsters," "Concrete Jungle," and "A Message to You, Rudy." Almost four decades and two reunions later, the Specials are going strong with their signature blend of skankable beats, smooth horns, and snotty politics.

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