If the more obvious mod events don't tickle your fancy this New Year's Eve, The Lurid City features some familiar mod names, but with something slightly different.
Taking place at Balls Brothers Wine Bar, 158 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4LN (opposite Liverpool Street Station) on Friday 31st December 2010 from 10pm until 6am, it promises a 'night Of hot jazz, R&B, early soul & rock 'n' roll from the 40s to the 60s'. Or alternatively, …'Visualise A Night Reminiscent Of A Harlem-Esque Jazz Club In The 1940's, A Los Angeles Film Noir Scene From The Early 50's, revolving Around A Blues 'N' Rhythm Soundtrack. Incorporating The Feel Of A 50's and Early 60's Chicago Blues Joint And An Underground Soho Speakeasy Club With Early Soul Sounds, With Added Rock 'N' Roll Craziness!'
DJs are Liam Large, Snakester, Jake Vegas, Michael J., Paul Hallam and Dr. Strange. Also Jake Vegas' Monkey's Uncle Orchestra with Exotique Teaze Dancing From Raven Isis And Luna Rosa are thrown in. Advance Tickets £15 From wegottickets.com Or In Person At Flashback, N1 8LR Or Email [email protected]. Cost on the door is £20.