friday night cinema shenanigans

Well I finally bit the bullet and got some real info on my show on Friday night at the Curzon Soho. The underneath comes straight from the horse’s mouth, as it were. Hope to see some of you down there.

CURZON SOHO, 99 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1
http://www.curzoncinemas.com/
Box office: 020 7734 2255

FRI 7 OCT

7PM ’96 free entry

Curzon Bar live event: SPEND AN EVENING WITH SADDLE CREEK

A bar screening of the Saddle Creek Records story told through interviews, home movies, rare live performances and never-before-seen archival footage with Bright Eyes, The Faint, Cursive and many others; the story of the record label as told by the people who made it happen. In 1993, a group of childhood friends in Omaha, Nebraska released 100 copies of a cassette tape by a 13 year-old singer-songwriter / little brother, Conor Oberst. Two years later, the name Saddle Creek Records was etched in vinyl and what began as a collective local music scene would soon gain attention as a center of independent music in America. Tonight’92s event will not only include the screening but will also welcome guest DJs from the Saddle Creek family. Also we’92ll see a solo live performance from ex-Million Dead frontman Frank Turner, at 10.30pm before the late show screening below.

11PM – Tickets ‘a38.50 / ‘a35.50 concessions

Dave Markey late night double-bill

1991 THE YEAR PUNK BROKE ’96 ON TOUR WITH SONIC YOUTH & NIRVANA

Director: Dave Markey. US 1993.

In Dave’92s words ’93Take a trip with Sonic Youth and Nirvana as they stumble through their 1991 European club festival tour! Let filmmaker Dave Markey put you on stage, off stage and backstage! Witness the boredom! The cynicism! And rock harder than you may have ever rocked before! Featuring Dinosaur Jr., Babes In Toyland, Gumball, The Ramones and more. A surging wave of punk rock fanatics!’94

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THE SLOG MOVIE ’96 L.A HARDCORE ARCHIVES 81 ’96 82

Director: Dave Markey. US 1982.

See the LA hardcore scene explode, and in retrospect connect the dots from 1981 to 1991, The Year Punk Broke. David Markey’s 1981 homespun documentation is like a fanzine on film featuring Circle Jerks, Henry Rollins, Circle One, Symbol 6, Wasted Youth, Redd Cross, TSOL, The Chiefs, Sin34, Fear and more.

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