Cruel Summer: 80s + 90s Dance Party

the skint presents:

Cruel Summer: 80s + 90s Dance Party

THE ENGAGEMENTS, Party Like It's 1999's Steve Reynolds, SecretFormula, Music Video Time Machine, the skint

Friday · August 11, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

This event is 21 and over

 

 

Cruel Summer: 80s + 90s Dance Party
Cruel Summer: 80s + 90s Dance Party
It’s the middle of the summer, and man, is it Hot in the City. But with the MTA in disrepair, it seems there’s no way we'll easily Escape From New York, so we'll just have to beat the heat with the next best thing: an 80s + 90s dance party Vacation from this cruel, cruel, Cruel Summer.

On Friday, August 11, go Back in Time for a night of Dancing in the Dark set to the soundtracks of the 80s and 90s. (And if the state of our country is any indication, there’s no better time to party like it’s, well, 1984. Or 1999.)

We'll be taking over two rooms of The Bell House with 80s anthems performed by kick-ass 10-piece cover band The Engagements, 90s hits spun by Party Like It's 1999's DJ Steve Reynolds, music video sing-alongs by SecretFormula, and 80s + 90s music videos from Music Video Time Machine.

Dress in your most era-appropriate attire and get ready to Jump Around, because we’ll be having a costume contest / dance-off for a mystery prize! And with drink specials aplenty, you can drink a whiskey drink, drink a vodka drink, drink a lager drink, or drink a cider drink.

Don’t spend another night sweating the lack of A/C in your apartment. Come out and party with us instead! Oh, and it’s at night. So obviously, wear your sunglasses.
THE ENGAGEMENTS
THE ENGAGEMENTS
The Engagements is an “alt-wedding band” based in Brooklyn, NY that plays a lot of 80’s covers, along with rare soul and Motown.

“The eleven instrument swappers who crowd The Engagements’ stage can do straight-up hits, but they’d rather be rocking ‘This Charming Man.’” - New York Magazine

“The premier ’80’s-covering wedding band.” - Paper Mag

The Engagements players have logged hours in the studio and on the road with the likes of Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Steely Dan, Harry Belafonte and Mali Music, Kat Edmonson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Robin McKelle, French Kicks, David Byrne, Slick Rick, Morgan James, The Sweet Divines, John Forte, Mobb Deep, & Aloe Blacc.
Party Like It's 1999's Steve Reynolds
Steve Reynolds is the creator of Party Like It's 1999, Brooklyn's best 90s night. He uses his experience of being a radio DJ in the 1980s and 90s to deliver the perfect soundtrack for events throughout New York.
SecretFormula
SecretFormula
We produce, MC and throw parties and events all over, but mainly in Brooklyn. Always fun...funny when possible. From group singing dance parties with your favorite music videos subtitled for the whole crowd to sing along with (Sing-Alongs), to cartoon and cereal brunches (Spoons, Toons & Booze), to themed TV and movie parties and lots more we bring the nerdy and nostalgic together for your enjoyment and to bring like minded people together to share their passions IRL. We've been entertaining NYC and leading the charge on the 90's renaissance for the last 6 years...time to experience the secret for yourself.
Music Video Time Machine
Music Video Time Machine
Music video historian & curator Stephen Pitalo produces MUSIC VIDEO TIME MACHINE, an ongoing series of live events that feature the greatest hits and lost gems of 80s and 90s music video. Past events include Pretty In Pink's 30th Anniversary Dance Party, Dance Music Sex Romance: A Prince Tribute, Scream 20th Anniversary Halloween Party, and Tearin' Up My Heart: A 90s Valentine Dance Party. Check out what's next at MusicVideoTimeMachine.com.
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Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/