27 Sep 2007
New Wave City presents Joy Division and New Order Tribute 
New Wave City in San Francisco hosts a special tribute to New Order and Joy Division and Factory Records. View the flyer. Full details follow.

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New Wave City presents
Joy Division and New Order Tribute
Saturday 6 October 2007

DNA Lounge
375 11th Street, San Francisco
2 Dance Rooms / 4 New Wave DJ's

IN THE MAIN DANCE ROOM:
A Tribute to Joy Division and New Order.
Dancing to the best of Joy Division / New Order music & videos and the rest of the best of New Wave all night!
Your hosts and DJs for the evening: Skip & Shindog Visuals & videos by: Altered Images

IN THE UPSTAIRS DANCE ROOM:
"Tony Wilson Room" featuring Factory Records & Manchester Bands like: The Smiths, Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, OMD, Oasis, Chameleons, and more with NWC resident DJ Low-Life & guest DJ Andy T.

9PM until 3AM
21+ with Valid ID
7 USD before 10PM / 12 USD after

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"Manchester, 1978. In the beginning there were four: Jez Kerr (bass), Martin Moscrop (guitar/trumpet), Peter Terrel (guitar/effects) and Simon Topping (vocals/trumpet). Four thin boys with a name borrowed from a Brian Eno record, the intense, drummerless quartet initially drew influence from Wire, Eno, the Velvets and Kraftwerk, and gained a manager in Anthony Wilson of Factory Records.

"May 1979 saw the release of their first ACR single, the dark All Night Party, although the sound and musicianship of the band would be transformed by the arrival of funky drummer Donald Johnson (DoJo) in August. Over the next few months the band gigged widely, often with Joy Division as part of Factory packages, and recorded demos with producer Martin Hannett as well as a Peel session. Their support slot with Talking Heads on their UK tour in December 1979 set David Byrne on a new course, and provided the compelling live half of their chic cassette package The Graveyard and the Ballroom. Post-punk, ACR now reflected the influence of Funkadelic, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, The Bar Kays and James Brown."

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