Last modified April 1, 2015 at 12:42 am
On this day in… 1974 – The seminal rock/punk/alternative band Television began their Sunday night residency at CBGB, a former Bowery dive bar where band members built a stage for their debut performance. Here is an excerpt from a piece that NYU professor Bryan Waterman wrote last year on the fortieth anniversary of the event… Although […]
Last modified April 2, 2014 at 7:50 pm
Those of us who’ve been marking punk’s 40th anniversary this month – a contentious dating scheme, I know – pin our claims on a show that happened 40 years ago today, when the band Television played its first set at CBGB + OMFUG, the club that occupied 315 Bowery from the end of 1973 to 2006. […]
Posted October 26, 2009 at 6:28 am
It would appear that thrill-seeking hooligans got to this ginormous trashed television before the Department of Sanitation. Electronic innards were shattered and scattered across the sidewalk near the corner of Eldridge and Stanton Streets.