A Tribute to Ian Curtis on May 18 at Churchills

A Tribute to Ian Curtis on May 18 at Churchills

If you're a fan of Bauhaus, U2, The Cure, Interpol, Bloc Party, She Wants Revenge and many others, then you've probably heard of Ian Curtis without even realizing it. The lead singer of the now defunct Joy Division has been a major influence on all of the above mentioned bands with his deep, droning, baritone voice and penchant for dramatic performances. They were the first band in the post-punk movement in the late 70s in England, and now a little piece of them is coming to Miami.

Churchills Pub is hosting Control: A Tribute to Ian Curtis next Tuesday to honor the 30th anniversary of Curtis' death, with local bands like Daysleeper, Xela Zaid, Ian Michael, Armada!, +plus+, and DJ Dracula's Daughter and DJ Nayra spinning classics. 

Check out Joy Division's December 15, 1979 performance of "She's Lost Control" after the jump.

Control: A Tribute to Ian Curtis, Tuesday, May 18, Doors open at 8pm, show starts 9 p.m, $5. Ages 18 and up. Churchills Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., chuchillspub.com


We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: