Following Monday night's engaging Life and Death on the NY Dance Floor/ Creative Talks event at Sketch--thanks to Aj Kwame for hosting and chairing--the launch series now switches to Germany. I'll be in Bochum on Thursday, heading to Berlin on Friday, then on to Offenbach on Saturday and wrapping in Hamburg on Sunday. Will there come a point when I grow tired of talking about NYC 1980-83? No chance...
Thursday 8 December
Institut für populäre Musik der Folkwang Universität der Künste Prinz-Regent Str. 50-60
Bochum, Germany (Telekom Electronic Beats)
Doors 18:00, Reading starts at 19:00 Free entry. Info here
Friday 9 December
Grüntaler Str. 9 Berlin, Germany (Telekom Electronic Beats)
7pm to 10pm Reading from the book, followed by a moderated Q&A with TEB's editor-in-chief Sven von Thülen Info here
Saturday 10 December
Robert Johnson Theorie
Nordring 131 Offenbach, Germany (Telekom Electronic Beats)
10pm to 11:45pm Info here
Sunday 11 December
PAL Karolinenstr. 45 Hamburg, Germany (Telekom Electronic Beats)
20:00 to 02:00 Book presentation followed by Finn Johannsen DJ set Info here
I'm very much looking forward to hanging out with Sven VT and Hans Nieswandt as well as getting a chance to spend some time with friends Lisa Blanning, Daniel Wang and Lou Louften. If I'm lucky I'll also get to see Angus Finlayson (an ex-student at UEL who is now working as a writer and musician in Berlin), Arnold Dreyblatt (one of Arthur Russell's dear friends) and Steve Mass (owner of the Mudd Club).
Many thanks to Sven VT for organising the tour and Telekom Electronic Beats for funding.