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Coming Up: A Documentary on the Birth of the New York Punk Scene

‘Nightclubbing: The Birth of Punk Rock in NYC’ will be available in the summer of 2022

As a number of outlets are reporting, the original NYC punk scene is a subject of an upcoming documentary that  will be screened starting from the summer of 2022. The title of the film is Nightclubbing: The Birth of Punk Rock in NYC and is directed by Danny Garcia. The film tells the story of the legendary club Max’s Kansas City, where, alongside CBGB, New York punk was born. 

Nightclubbing features rare performance footage of Iggy & The Stooges, New York Dolls, Sid Vicious and Wayne/Jayne County as well as classic performances from Johnny Thunders/Heartbreakers, and unique archival footage and exclusive interviews with Alice Cooper, Jayne County, Billy Idol, Steve Stevens, music journalist/Patti Smith, Band guitarist Lenny Kaye, late New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain, Warhol muses Penny Arcade & Ruby Lynn Reyner, Suicide’s Alan Vega, Bad Brains H.R. & Dr. Know, Stimulators’ Denise Mercedes, Nick Marden (and their then-12-year-old drummer, future Cro-Mag Harley Flanagan), Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French, D Generation’s Jesse Malin, Blondie’s Frank Infante, Dead Boys’ Jimmy Zero, Stiv Bators’ girlfriend Cynthia Ross, Mickey Leigh, Shrapnel/Monster Magnet’s Phil Caivano, Punk Magazine founder & Ramones album cover illustrator John Holmstrom, Mink Deville’s Louis X. Erlanger, American Hardcore author Steven Blush and more. You can watch the trailer below.

The documentary will be screened on a tour around the world.

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