Book a GoNIGHTCLUBBING Screening
From the GoNightclubbing Archive
Armstrong and Ivers present 8 one-hour programs
of live musical performances from the
NYC Downtown scene, and a collection of
interviews from the musicians who made it happen.
From Rockabilly to No Wave to Hard Core, there were many musical styles that rocked under the very broad 'Punk" label, GoNightclubbing presents them all, to you.
Live Girls and Rockabilly Boys
This double-header features Live Girls with acclaimed female-led bands like Destroy All Monsters, Bush Tetras, the Erasers, Desire, Helen Wheels Band and the Go-Gos, as well as Rockabilly Boys, featuring retro rockers, Levi and the Rockats, Buzz and the Flyers, the Senders, the Cramps and Joe “King” Carrasco.
click for preview- Go Go's
Interviews
Culled from their collection of 25 interviews with musicians, writers and scene makers, Ivers & Armstrong talk with Jay Dee Daugherty and Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group, Walter Lure (The Heartbreakers), James Chance (The Contortions), Jeff Magnum and Cheetah Chrome (Dead Boys) and Richard Lloyd (Television).
click to preview - Interviews
Greatest Hits
The very best performances from fan favorites, this programs features John Cale, The Cramps, Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, Iggy Pop, Max Blagg, the Dead Kennedys, Bad Brains and many more.
click to preview - Cramps
Night of the Living Dead Boys
This program features a single legendary live concert by the Dead Boys at CBGBs in 1977, at the height of their power. It is American punk at its most raw, honest and urgent.
click to preview - Dead Boys
Modern Music I
Downtown NY’s most cutting edge artists are represented from Velvet Underground veteran, John Cale on his Sabotage tour to rare footage of James Chance and the Contortions and Teenage Jesus and the Jerks at the Paradise Garage in 1978. The Lounge Lizards round out the show.
click to preview - Lounge Lizards
Modern Music II
No Wave superstars, DNA, protopunk legends, Suicide, avant garde jazz musicians, James “Blood Ulmer, Lounge Lizards and Sun Ra and the eclectic sounds of Richard Strange and Z’ev round out a noise fest not for the meek.
click to preview - Suicide
Punk
Seminal performers like Iggy Pop and Johnny Thunders anchor this exploration of hardcore music with rare early Bad Brains, Destroy All Monsters, the Casualties with Cheetah Chrome, the first NY appearance of the Dead Kennedys and Dead Boys.
click to preview - Heartbreakers
New Wave
In 1980, from Tokyo to Minneapolis, punk music was evolving to New Wave. With a poppy, electronic sound, bands like The Plastics, the Suburbs, Ballistic Kisses, Bush Tetras, the Go-Go’s, Human Sexual Response, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Offs, Our Daughters Wedding, Plastics, Pylon, Raybeats, and Strange Party embody this musical shift.
click to preview - Kid Creole and the Coconuts