Modern Music I

Fri, May 23 / 6–9 pm

Downtown New York’s most cutting-edge artists are represented in this selection from the archive, from Velvet Underground veteran John Cale to “no-wave” legends the Contortions. Highlights include rare footage of Teenage Jesus and the Jerks at the Paradise Garage in 1977, and a film noir–style performance by the Lounge Lizards at CBGB’s in 1977. Also included are performances by Bush Tetras, DNA, Futants, Raybeats, and Suicide.

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