Penderyn Square, Saturday 27 2017
Upbeat Sneakers are 7 young boys who have already started to prove to people that they can start a party. 2016 was a huge year for this lively young band from the sometimes maligned Welsh Valleys town of Merthyr Tydfil. Played high profile shows. Supporting Madness, The English Beat and Bad Manners and playing at Pride Cymru A listed on BBC Radio Wales First national play on BBC Radio 1 Video for Hope and Glory received 18000 views Played headline shows all across the UK The band line up is; Alex - Vocals Chris – Bass Dan - Drums Jarrad - Guitar Jay - Bass Morgan - Trumpet Ryan - Sax/ Vocals Swn festival described Upbeat Sneakers as " Proper ska lifers, despite being a gang of kids from Merthyr Tydfil, Upbeat Sneakers bring rough and fresh bursts of energy and swagger to their chosen genre.
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