After reuniting with Ultravox and recording an album together, Midge Ure is touring the U.S. for the first time in decades. Ure made a stop to perform at Bearsville Theater in the upstate New York town of Woodstock
The second night of Concrete Blonde’s December 2012 Eastern U.S. tour saw the band play to a crowd of fierce fans at New York City’s Irving Plaza
Ska royalty meets the High Priest of Power Pop: Dave Wakeling’s English Beat and The Paul Collins Beat are touring together for the first time. Under the title Two Beats Heart as One, they make a stop in New York City, playing in front of a lively crowd at B.B. Kings Blues Club and Grill on 42nd Street.
Winding down the end of his first U.S. tour in over 20 years, Ivan Doroschuk clearly is enjoying his trip back. The Men Without Hats frontman brought a plethora of enthusiasm and vintage moves to New York City’s Best Buy Theater on September 23, 2011.
Review: Stan Ridgway in concert, Piermont, NY
A concert featuring one of new wave’s iconic bands with a new alt-rock supergroup sounds like an excellent way to spend an evening. Blondie brought its “Endangered Species Tour” with special guests Gorevette to the Nokia in NY on 8/31/10
Wang Chung is back and with a bit of a new sound. This year, he and Nick Feldman are headlining a tour to support their latest new EP, Abducted By the 80s, and two more being planned for later this year.
A review of the Cowboy Junkies 5/7/10 performance at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
Review: Gorevette’s first concert on their Spring 2010 Eastern U.S Tour with The Donnas at the Highline Ballroom in New York City.
A review of the English Beat’s November 22, 2009 concert at Mexicali Blues Cafe in Teaneck, NJ
A review of Regeneration Tour 2009’s New York City concert at the Fillmore Theater is available on the Revenge of the 80s Radio website.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show (3/7) will feature a conversation with Adriana Kaegi, a founding member of the influential Kid Creole and the Coconuts. Kaegi is diversely talented in music, choreography, costume design, marketing and business. We will talk about her career, her soon-to-be-released album — TAG — and her recently-completed documentary DVD: “Kid Creole and My Coconuts.”
Tonight’s guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Louise Robey, best known for her 1980s dance hits “One Night in Bangkok” and “Killer Instinct” as well as for the TV role of Micki Foster on Friday the 13th – The Series (Season 2 DVDs have been recently released). We will play some of Robey’s classic tracks, one from her band Louise and the Creeps and something from her soon-to-be-released collection. My conversation with Louise Robey leads off the second hour of the show.
***Check out our concert picture page here!*** The Regeneration Tour 2008 rolled into the NYC-Metro region with a stop at Jones Beach’s Nikon Theater. The crowd of “80s children” and the younger new wave fans were geared up for the classics from some of their favorite bands and were treated to some new material from […]