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Taliesyn Ballroom #2

Bass player Sid Vicious, desperate to score some heroin, gets lost in Atlanta and Tennessee. Before he’s found he carves “I Wanna Fix” into his...

The Great Southeast Music Hall #1

The Sex Pistols’ first performance on US soil. Five hundred audience members pile into a hall designed more for folk and country music than aggressive...

Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

Operated by the Los Angeles Archdiocese, the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery is 200 acres of ponds, brooks, waterfalls, shrines and lush gardens. It’s also a...

The Kitchen

Originally located at 484 Broome Street in New York, the Kitchen played host to most of the local No Wave bands. Music director Rhys Chatham...

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Founded in 1899, the cemetery is one of the oldest in Los Angeles and the only cemetery in Hollywood. It’s the final resting place of...

Artists Space

The five-night music festival in May 1978 at the legendary gallery and performance venue Artists Space, at 105 Hudson Street in Tribeca, had no title....

Mother’s

Former gay bar which hosted acts like Blondie, the Ramones, and the Talking Heads. In 2011, Blondie released a song dedicated to this bar.

Max’s Kansas City

It was also a favorite hangout of Andy Warhol and his entourage, who dominated the back room. The Velvet Underground played there regularly, including their last shows with Lou Reed before he...

Club 57

Club 57 was an anti-disco, anti-glitz dingy diamond of the early new wave era, a ‘punk do-it-yourself’ romper room managed by budding performance artist Ann...

Mudd Club

The Mudd Club was named after Samuel Alexander Mudd, a physician who treated John Wilkes Booth in the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. It closed in New York in...