The Psychedelic Furs will tour North America for six weeks between May 27th and July 3rd, according to the band’s official website
Congratulations to Glen Johnson of Montclair, NJ and Jared Abramson of Freehold, NJ. They each win a pair of tickets to see Gorevette live with The Donnas at the Highline Ballroom at 431 West 16th Street in New York City on Wednesday, March 24th.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature another track from Gorevette’s new album. Lustfully Yours, as Nikki, Amy, Lianna and Al set out for their Eastern U.S. tour.
Revenge of the 80s Radio is giving away two pairs of tickets to see Gorevette live as they kick off their Eastern US tour at the Highline Ballroom in New York City with The Donnas on Wednesday night, March 24th
Winners announced for Missing Persons/Tommy Tutone/Gene Loves Jezebel concert at BB King’s in NYC
Gorevette will tour the Eastern US and continue on in Japan this spring. Band leaders Nikki Corvette and Amy Gore made the announcement shortly after the release of their Lustfully Yours EP
Louise Robey will be back in the United States this year to promote her new music and upcoming anthology album: Louise Robey Music Anthology (1979-2009) The Essential Collector’s Edition
A review of the English Beat’s November 22, 2009 concert at Mexicali Blues Cafe in Teaneck, NJ
The Podcast for our 11/20 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the end of this post. The second hour features a conversation with Dave Wakeling of the English Beat and General Public
This Friday, our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Dave Wakeling
Dave Wakeling, of English Beat and General Public fame, is back on tour. He is leading his newest English Beat lineup through North America for a concert series that ends 2009 with a New Year’s Eve concert in Redondo Beach, California.
Dave Alvin and Exene Cervenka lead a tribute concert in honor of fellow musician and friend Amy Farris on October 21, 2009
The Pogues announce their Fall 2009 tour dates in the US.
While I am on a short break in Virginia, Revenge of the 80s will re-broadcast our show featuring a conversation with Robin Lane.
To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Woodstock concert that was not played in Woodstock, we dedicated the second hour of the program to Woodstock-era songs covered by artists of the 1980s.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s will feature classic alternative artists of our decade covering music of the late 60s and very early 70s — the musical era of the “Woodstock Generation.”
Berlin and The Motels are putting on some very exiting shows this weekend.
One of the all-time great concert films, thought to be lost in the annals of the Warner Brothers archives, is now available for new wave fans on DVD
Martha Davis of The Motels is our guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We will talk about her career from the first Motels band through the newer formation, the lineup changes, Davis’ solo work and all-new Motels band.
Legendary new wavers the Psychedelic Furs recently announced they will be teaming up with Happy Mondays on a North American tour this fall. Furs lead singer Richard Butler has also been fueling the flames of scuttlebutt about a new album from the band in the near future.
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.
Regeneration Tour 2009 kicks off June 17th at the House of Blues in Boston. This year’s tour features Terri Nunn & Berlin (most dates), ABC, Wang Chung, Cutting Crew and Missing Persons (some dates).
The podcast for our 6/12 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post. Leading off the second hour, we spent some time with ABC’s Martin Fry, who will once again perform on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
This week, we welcome tMartin Fry, to Revenge of the 80s as he gets set to kick off his second straight year with the Regeneration Tour.
A festival marking the 30th anniversary of the Secret Policeman’s Ball concert series begins soon in New York and Los Angeles.
ABC’s Martin Fry will appear on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio show as he gets ready to perform with the Regeneration Tour for a second straight year.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a chat with Terri Nunn, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour. This one might be a continuation of the interview Terri did with me last year on the show
Terri Nunn will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour and will be my guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk about Berlin’s upcoming live CD/DVD, playing on the Regeneration Tour, talk radio and her possible return to television.
Due to some financial considerations, Heaven 17 will not be on this year’s Regeneration Tour, according event organizers. The band was to have been included in a lineup featuring Terri Nunn and Berlin, ABC, Cutting Crew and Wang Chung (with Missing Persons for some shows)
No Doubt covers the Adam and the Ants classic “Stand and Deliver” for their upcoming album after reuniting. What is an 80s purist’s take on it?