Blitz Club Blitz Kids

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Skyes, Homer
Publisher: Poursuite
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Measurements: 16.00 x 21.00 cm

Blitz Club Blitz Kids is a series of images taken in 1980 by the photographer Homer Sykes in the famous London club the Blitz Club. Steve Strange a young Welsh entrepreneur had arrived in London, he was making a name for him self arranging gigs for punk bands. Teaming up with friend and drummer Rusty Eagan, they set themselves up as club promoters organising ‘Bowie Nights’ on Tuesday evenings in a seedy basement nightclub below a Soho brothel. By 1979 they had outgrown that venue and relocated to a down-at-heal wine bar in Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, which was decked out in Second World War posters and a photograph of Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. At the once-a-week Tuesday nightclub while Rusty played DJ, Steve enforced a strict door policy, only admitting “the weird and wonderful”

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