Hull Music Scene: Put another dime in the JUKEBOX baby!

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Club nights come and go in the City, yet Hull’s premier Post Punk night – Rebellious Jukebox (Half Way House on Spring Bank West) – which Tenfootcity supported at the very beginning, is celebrating its 1st Birthday! The night, which is held on a Friday, once a month, regularly attracts up to 100 people. Richard Cundill who has been at each event said, “I guess there’s something unique about it because I keep going back. When the organisers mentioned their plans to me, it was very much on the basis of ‘well if nobody really turns up it will just be us lot, playing music to each other, and drinking lots of beer.”

And in reality that is essentially the spirit of the thing. Fortunately a good few more folk have turned up each month to fill the room which is appropriately laid out with post punk posters and vintage music papers. But there’s change afoot! Rebellious Dave, explains, “We’re changing the name and the emphasis slightly to keep it fresh. The posters have always stated ‘Post Punk 1978-85’ but as from August, we‘re altering that subtitle to ‘Post Punk Plus…’ There’ll still be plenty of Echo and The Bunnymen, Aztec Camera, and Cabaret Voltaire etc, but to prevent us becoming predictable, we’ve decided it’s time for a change so, there’ll now also be ‘roots of post punk’, which means Velvet Underground, Stooges &, Bowie and ‘music influenced by Post punk‘, so The Wedding Present, Franz Ferdinand and the Stones Roses may sometimes be scattered in there.” This is not some horrendous nodding clique though. After a warm welcome and a couple of pints you will soon be on the floor, dancing to the sort of great music you originally heard at Silhouette, Spiders and Welly back in the day! A special all-day event is on 19th July.