Tag Archives: Saint disco

Music Journalist Barry Walters Looks Back At Manhattan’s Legendary Saint Disco

Veteran music journalist Barry Walters has penned a fascinating look back at Manhattan’s much-storied Saint nightclub. It begins: From September 1980 to May 1988, The Saint defined gay nightlife in New York during its most tumultuous and literally plagued decade. Conceived by off-Broadway impresario Mailman, who had just scored a runaway success with The New St. Marks Baths, The Saint ...

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Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies At 78

Motown legend Jimmy Ruffin, whose 1980 smash Hold On To My Love helped usher out an era of gay nightlife, has died at the age of 78. Via the Detroit Free Press: Ruffin, whose poignant “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” is regarded by many as one of Motown’s greatest works, died Monday afternoon in a Las Vegas hospital. A Mississippi ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Saint At Large, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is a ticket to this Saturday’s 33rd annual Black Party, the longest-running and most famous leather dance party in the world, which this year stars DJ Satashi Tomie and DJs Chus + Ceballos, and which once again takes place at the legendary Roseland Ballroom in Times Square. We also ...

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Weekend Mix – DJ Michael Fierman

Get your weekend jumping with this hot happy vocal house mix from legendary Saint DJ Michael Fierman. Website. Facebook. Event Page. UPCOMING GIGS: This Sunday, February 19th join DJ Michael Fierman, DJ Susan Morabito, and DJ John Ceglia at Evolution Of A Dancer, an epic 10-hour journey through the history of gay club music. Doors open at Le Poisson Rouge ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoters, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to Trippin’ On The Moon, the next installment of the reunion of the members and performers of NYC’s legendary Saint disco. The party takes place on Sunday, January 22nd at Cielo in the Meatpacking District. Starring DJs Robbie Leslie and Mark Thomas, the evening will feature a special performance ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoter, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to this Sunday’s installment of Trippin’ On The Moon, a reunion of the patrons and performers of New York City’s legendary Saint disco. (And one of the consistently best parties in town!) Doors open at 6PM at Santos Party House in lower Manhattan. Enter to win by commenting on ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Saint At Large (NSFW) this week’s Swag Tuesday prizes are two tickets each to the major events that bookend next week’s Black Party Weekend (NSFW), Friday and Saturday’s Black Party Expo and Sunday night’s closing party, After Black: Asylum. Black Party ExpoFriday, March 18th – 5pm – 1amSaturday, March 19th – 12pm – 7pm Billed as “Behind ...

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TRAILER: Black Party 2011

The 32nd annual Black Party (NSFW) rolls into Manhattan’s Roseland Ballroom on March 19th. Here’s the trailer (NSFW) for this year’s party, where the theme appears to be human cloning. Sexy human cloning.

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoter, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to this Saturday’s installment of Trippin’ On The Moon, the reunion of the performers and patrons of NYC’s legendary Saint disco. Original Saint DJs Warren Gluck and Robbie Leslie will perform. Doors open at Manhattan’s Santos Party House at 9pm and the dancing continues until 4am. Advance tickets here. ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoters, today’s Swag Tuesday booty is a ticket to this Sunday’s 30th anniversary reunion of the patrons and performers of NYC’s legendary Saint disco. Trippin’ On The Moon: Dancing Under The Dome begins at 4pm at Santos Party House in Soho. Facebook event page. Seven DJ’s, all who graced the turntables at one of the most spectacular ...

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October 24th In NYC: Trippin’ On The Moon’s Saint 30th Anniversary Party

“Seven DJ’s, all who graced the turntables at one of the most spectacular clubs in the world will come together for one very special evening. Not since the closing party in 1988 have they all been under one roof. Please join us for what will sure to be a monumental event as we celebrate 30 years of music, dancing, friendship ...

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The Saint Opened 30 Years Ago Today

Thirty years ago today the most legendary gay nightclub in the history of the world opened in New York City. In recognition of the anniversary, the Saint-At-Large is releasing a series of videos about the club, starting with this accounting of opening night from Saint DJs Michael Fierman and Robbie Leslie.

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoters, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to Trippin’ On The Moon 4, the fourth installment of the reunion of the members and performers of NYC’s legendary Saint disco. The party takes place Saturday, April 10th at Santos Party House in Manhattan’s Tribeca. (This is the very first Saturday night event for Trippin’!) Original Saint ...

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Trippin’ To The Oldies

Flags, fans, tambourines, claves, cowbells, and baby powder. Sunday’s third installment of the Saint reunion party, Trippin’ On The Moon, was an end-to-end delight. I walked in to Linda Clifford’s sultry 1978 classic Runaway Love and left about seven hours later shortly after the Love Unlimited Orchestra’s My Sweet Summer Suite. Perfection. The clip below has some seriously borked audio ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoters, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to Trippin’ On The Moon III, the third installment of the reunion of the members and performers of NYC’s legendary Saint disco. The party takes place this Sunday, President’s Day eve, at Santos Party House in Manhattan’s Tribeca. Original Saint DJs Michael Fierman and Robbie Leslie will perform, ...

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Trippin’ III – January 17th!

The third installment of Trippin’ On The Moon, a reunion of Saint members and performers, takes place in NYC on January 17th. Facebook event page here. Advance tickets $35, available here. The first one was amazing, one of my best nights of 2009. (I missed the second one because I was in SF for my birthday.) The coming party will ...

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80’s Flashback

Bucks Fizz, I Hear Talk, 1984. Named for the drink that Americans call a mimosa, the UK’s Bucks Fizz burst onto the scene in 1981 when they won the Eurovision Song Contest with the deliriously silly Making Your Mind Up. But it wasn’t until three #1’s and 12 Top 40 singles later that the band came to U.S. attention when ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoters, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to Trippin’ On The Moon 2, the second installment of the reunion of the members and performers of NYC’s legendary Saint disco. Trippin’ On The Moon takes place Sunday, October 11th at Soho’s Santos House Party. Original Saint DJs Michael Fierman and Robbie Leslie will spin a night of ...

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Review: Trippin’ On The Moon

Sunday night’s Trippin’ On The Moon – Saint reunion party was quite simply the best fucking night out I have had in at least a year. Maybe two. Maybe three. Dr. Jeff and I arrived at 8pm to find the venue already crowded and the steam never let up until we shut the place down at 3:30am. DJs Michael Fierman ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the event’s producers, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to Trippin’ On The Moon: Remembering Dancing Under The Dome, a reunion of the members and performers of NYC’s legendary Saint disco, which closed 21 years ago this month. Trippin’ On The Moon takes place this Sunday, May 31st at Soho’s Santos House Party. Original Saint DJs Michael ...

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