Nightclubbing: The Birth of Punk Rock in NYC / Sid: The Final Curtain Screening
"Nightclubbing" is the first ever documentary about the renowned New York City nightclub Max's Kansas City (1965-1981) which had an indelible impact on the world of music, fashion, art, culture, and the creation of the New York City Punk Rock scene. As legendary Alice Cooper puts it: "A million ideas were launched back there," referring to the Max's Kansas City famous backroom where Andy Warhol held court with artists, actors/actresses, assorted criminals, and various musicians including the New York Dolls, The Stooges, and the highly influential Velvet Underground.
"Nightclubbing" features unique archival footage and exclusive interesting interviews with: Alice Cooper, Jayne County, Billy Idol, Lenny Kaye, Steve Stevens, Elliott Murphy, Sylvain Sylvain, Penny Arcade, Alan Vega, H.R., Dr. Know, Harley Flanagan, Bob Gruen, Jay Jay French, Jesse Malin, Peter Crowley, Jimi LaLumia, Neon Leon, Leee Black Childers, Marty Thau, Ruby Lynn Reyner, Frank Infante, Jimmy Zero, Cynthia Ross, Peter Jordan, Donna Destri, Sonny Vincent, Mickey Leigh, Phillys Stein, Phil Caivano, Denise Mercedes, Nick Marden, John Holmstrom, Louis X. Erlanger, Steven Blush, as well as exclusive live performance footage from Wayne/Jayne County & The Fast, Elliot Murphy, Johnny Thunders & The Senders, The Heartbreakers, The Testors, Bad Brains, Ruby & The Rednecks, The Stooges, Dead Boys, and others.
“Nightclubbing” run time is 80 minutes. “Sid” run time is 20 minutes.
Photo credit: Alan Tannenbaum