Blondie will tour North America this fall in support of their new soon-to-be-released album, Panic of Girls. While they are currently playing in Europe
The Stan Ridgway Band will play at The Turning Point Cafe in Piermont, NY. See you there…
Enter to win a pair of tickets to see Patty Smyth and Scandal live at BB Kings in NYC on Thirs, May 12, 2011.
Heaven 17 will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of its epic album, Penthouse and Pavement, with a tour of the UK starting on Monday, November 22nd.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, Alan Wilder of Recoil and former Depeche Mode keyboardist is our guest. We talk about his first Recoil tour, which will feature both music and video and will be a unique experience for those who go see a performance.
Legendary New Wave Rocker Paul Weller announced a very special date added to his current tour:
Tom Tom Club founders Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth will be releasing the band’s upcoming new album, Genius of Love, on September 28th. They will also tour this fall in support of the album.
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.
The Psychedelic Furs will tour North America for six weeks between May 27th and July 3rd, according to the band’s official website
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
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
Rhino Records announced it will release the first Pogues live albums (Rum Sodomy and the Lash, Red Roses for Me, If I Should Fall from Grace With God, Peace and Love, and Hell’s Ditch) as a Box Set on March 1st, 2010
Martha Davis shines with hr new retro jazz track “Mr. Grey.”
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.
The Pogues announce their Fall 2009 tour dates in the US.
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.
Reflections on Michael Jackson after his sudden passing. His influence transcended music genres; his charity helped many people.
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
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)
Alt-Synth-Pop Pioneers Depeche Mode’s long-awaited new studio album, Sounds of the Universe, is now available in North America. The band released its first single from the composition, “Wrong,” earlier this month
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?
On this Friday’s Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will feature a conversation with actress Sally Kellerman, who is also an accomplished singer and has a new CD out.
Kellerman starred in such great 80s movies like “Back to School,” “Moving Violations” and “Meatballs 3.”
Major dates on the Regeneration Tour 2009 are set with more expected to be confirmed soon according to concert promoters Red Entertainment on the Tour’s Official Website.
The lineup features ABC, Cutting Crew, Wang Chung and Heaven 17. Berlin featuring Terri Nunn will play at several of the locations as well.
Organizers for the 2009 Regeneration Tour added Cutting Crew to the concert series lineup, but received the unfortunate news that Men Without Hats were forced to withdraw.