New Wave City
The First & Foremost 80s Dance Party presents...
“New Romantic Night”
Saturday, February 17, 2018
The term "new romantic" was retrospectively applied to the scene that emerged out of a West End of London club night called "Billy's - A Club For Heroes" in 1978. Started by Steve Strange (who later went on to form Visage) originally at a small venue called Gossips, and then later at a nightclub called "Blitz." The theme of the club was extreme glam dressing; the more outrageous and glamorous you looked, the better (and the faster you would get in to the club). Rusty Egan was the DJ, and spun tracks by Bowie, Roxy Music, Kraftwerk, Chic and lots of electronic dance music. Boy George worked the cloakroom.
Spandau Ballet emerged from the club as a band, as well as the aforementioned Visage. At a similar scene at the Rum Runner club in Birmingham, Duran Duran was the resident band. Eventually lots of groups adopted the New Romantic styles and were lumped into the movement - Adam & the Ants, Japan, The Human League, and even Depeche Mode - but none had any direct connection, other than fashion.
Back Room: “New Romantic Night”
Dance to the best of Visage, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Adam & the Ants and more, plus the best of New Wave in music & videos with with Blitz Kids DJ Shindog & DJ Andy T
Front Room: “New Wave & Beyond”
More New Wave along with other alternative dance genres beyond the decade of the 80s with guest DJ's Prince Charming and Modern Mark.
Special 10pm Set: Soundwaves DJ Dennis Willis with 10@10
Ten great songs from one great year!
21+ with valid ID
$7 before 10pm / $10 after
2 FOR 1 ADMISSION DEAL: Bring a friend and share the great times you have at New Wave City. Buy advance tickets on eventbrite and get this 2 for 1 deal of two tickets for only $10. Good for admission all night. Purchase the deal anytime up to midnight on Friday, February 16:
1190 Folsom Street (@ 8th), San Francisco
2 DANCE ROOMS - 2 FULL BARS
State of the art lights, sound, and video projection in both rooms
plus a go-go cage, dance platforms, and nightly drink specials!
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