Tag Archives: electronic

014. Gimme Danger: Iggy Pop with Nash the Slash, October 27, 1982

IggyPop Ticket 1982 BLOG

My ticket was lost during the melee that was this show, so thanks once again to Ms. P for providing me with a copy of hers.

014. Gimme Danger: Iggy Pop with Nash the Slash, Wonderland Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada, Wednesday October 27, 1982, $11, with Guest Contributor M. Zeppelin.

Wonderland Gardens was a dance hall in London, Ontario’s outer-west region. It opened in 1935 and hosted many key and regional orchestras of the big band era. The long, narrow building, hidden away from Wonderland Road by a thick nuzzling blanket of surrounding trees, was a beautiful vintage venue with sprung floors: all the better to absorb the shocks of jiving swing dancers during the Second World War years and the decades just beyond. Continue reading

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010. Electricity: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark with Mettle, March 9, 1982

It’s appropriate that an electronic act be represented by the binary entry number 010. This oversized ticket is also one of the few that I have that features a picture of the artist.

010. Electricity: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark with Mettle, Centennial Hall, London, Ontario, Tuesday March 9, 1982, $8.50.

It was one of those nights: I thought it would be good but got more than that while two others made a discovery. I have a lot of fond memories of this evening. Continue reading