Trades Club, Holme Street HX7 8EE
Saturday 24 June
£20/£18.50 – Whole night tickets (Doors 8pm)
£5 – Rusty Egan DJ set only (Doors 11pm)
Headliners Gazelle Twin present Kingdom Come: Originally commissioned by Future Everything Festival in 2016, this is a rare opportunity to see Gazelle Twin’s stunning audiovisual live show, Kingdom Come. Inspired by JG Ballard’s final novel, the show explores tribalism, social conditioning and fascism in the contemporary suburban and consumer landscape.
PLUS we have one of the most influential DJs of modern times – RUSTY EGAN. A passionate musician, Rusty Egan first made a name for himself in the late 1970s as a drummer for the British New Wave band The Rich Kids (founded by former Sex Pistols Glen Matlock) with Midge Ure on lead guitar and vocals .
Forming Visage with Midge Ure and fronted by Steve Strange he introduced Midge toUltravox both bands – enjoying considerable success and fortune. During the recording and writing for Visage’s 1980 debut album Visage including the worldwide No 1 hit ‘Fade to Grey’, Rusty joined Scotland’s finest The Skids as drummer, recording and touring the second top ten album ‘Days in Europa’ with Richard Jobson and Stuart Adamson [Big Country]
He began his prominent DJ career at the Blitz Club (1979-1981), one of the most influential nightclubs in London in the 1980s, where he introduced German electronica to the British club scene. He traveled to Paris, Berlin, Dusseldorf and New York for musical influences- meeting with Kraftwerk , Conny Plank, and found and produced french singerRonny one year later with Steve Strange he opened the 1800 capacity Camden Palace, (now KoKo) with performances from, amongst others, The Eurythmics, Wham, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Madonna.
Paul Oakenfold, Mark Moore, and Jeremy Healey all cite Rusty as the pioneer of Electronic Dance Music in the UK.
Opening the night we have U.V. – Zandra Klievens and Jonjo Feather
‘Effortlessly uniting a fairytale of dark underground disco, minimal techno and ethereal pop’ The 405.
‘We love them’ The Trades Club.
Gazelle Twin – Kingdom Come 2016 from Gazelle Twin on Vimeo.