Tag Archives: Robbie Leslie

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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JMG Interview With Jimmy Somerville Plus Worldwide Debut Of Travesty Re-Edit

I recently had the privilege of speaking with groundbreaking dance artist Jimmy Somerville about his new album and his history as one of the loudest and proudest gay artists.  JMG: Hi, Jimmy! Let’s start with today and work backwards. Tell us about your coming album, Homage, and its first single, Travesty, which made its worldwide debut on my site last …

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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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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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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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Trippin’ On The Moon!

OMG, you guys! A Saint reunion party! Sunday May 31st, original Saint DJs Micheal Fierman and Robbie Leslie will perform at Trippin’ On The Moon: Remembering Dancing Under The Dome at Manhattan’s Santos House Party. Advance tickets $30, $40 at the door (if available.) $20 admission to those with an original Saint membership card. The evening benefits Gay Men’s Health …

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