Interview with Richard Butler of the Psychedelic Furs: A Fur piece (1987)

Jan 19

Interview with Richard Butler of the Psychedelic Furs: A Fur piece (1987)

Here’s a classic in-person interview with singer Richard Butler (Psychedelic Furs, Love Spit Love) from San Francisco in May 1987, during the Midnight to Midnight tour. The text is presented below as originally written for my fanzine, Audivisse. We managed to stop RICHARD BUTLER of the PSYCHEDELIC FURS long enough to ask a few questions… by Nancy...

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Bangles/Cutting Crew backstage pass

May 27

Bangles/Cutting Crew backstage pass

Cutting Crew opened for The Bangles at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California, on July 3, 1987.  Here’s my triangular after show pass from that...

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Level 42 – 1987

May 26

Level 42 – 1987

Here are some photos from meeting Level 42 — these should all be from 1987. They were opening for Tina Turner that year, and I saw at least two of those shows (Oakland and Los Angeles) in December 1987. Mark King, wearing a fringed zebra Sax player Krys Mach (I think) and Mike Lindup Mike Lindup autograph Mark being Batman at One Step Beyond (per the flyer I...

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Run DMC & Beastie Boys (1987)

May 11

Run DMC & Beastie Boys (1987)

Run DMC and the Beastie Boys co-headlined a show at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon, on Monday, June 15, 1987. Tickets were just $16.50!

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Peter Murphy concert poster (1987)

May 11

Peter Murphy concert poster (1987)

Peter Murphy poster for his show at the I-Beam in San Francisco on March 3, 1987. I was too young to go to the show, but met Peter at soundcheck (we had pizza!) and at his hotel just before the...

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Berkeley Square concerts (1987)

May 11

Berkeley Square concerts (1987)

Some of the concerts in January and February 1987 at the Berkeley Square in Berkeley, California — including two I attended: Icicle Works and Crowded...

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Erasure in San Francisco (1987)

May 10

Erasure in San Francisco (1987)

Monday May 24 [1987] KUSC co-presents Erasure & Pray for Rain at the I-Beam, Haight Street, San Francisco

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Crowded House concert poster (1987)

May 10

Crowded House concert poster (1987)

Here’s a Crowded House poster announcing their concert in San Diego on April 20, 1987 at Freeborn Hall, UCD. Ticket prices ranged from $10.50 to $12.50. Click on the image to see a larger...

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Q&A with Gary Daly of China Crisis

Jul 16

Q&A with Gary Daly of China Crisis

And for more from China...

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Q&A with Eddie Lundon of China Crisis

Jul 16

Q&A with Eddie Lundon of China Crisis

And for more from China...

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