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Fri February 2nd > The ultimate eighties night, That BIG 80s Party! DJ Dave Paul and DJ 1984 will break down the 80s and reconstruct the decade inside The Loft at Public Works. 161 Erie (off Mission between Duboce and 14th), San Francisco, CA 94103. 9pm-2am / $10-$15 / 21+
Break out the leg warmers and off-the-shoulder tops, it's time for a totally tubular tribute to some of the greatest music of the eighties at That BIG '80s Party. DJ Dave Paul and special guest DJ 1984 plays all the hits you tried to record onto a cassette tape off the radio as well as the deep cuts you loved. Rap, New Wave, Freestyle, R&B, Rock, Pop and much more. Come by Public Works and relive the decade and if you weren't around in the '80s, come experience what you missed.
For over 20 years, DJ Dave Paul has been an integral part of hip-hop and DJ culture. In the early 90s, he launched the now legendary publication, The Bomb Hip-Hop Magazine, and in 1995, Paul transformed the magazine into a record label. The company was named "one of the fifteen independent labels that matter," according to Rolling Stone, and the label's Return of the DJ series was ranked by Spin Magazine as #25 in their "The 90 Greatest Albums of the 90's" (Sept. 1999 issue), receiving a higher rating than Gold & Platinum albums by Lauryn Hill, Pearl Jam, Metallica, Green Day, and Fatboy Slim. Dave Paul has appeared on the front cover of Billboard magazine and is featured in the motion picture Scratch. Mr. Paul has DJ'ed throughout the US, toured Europe, released over 100 projects on his record label, and currently produces theme parties, including The Prince and Michael Experience and That BIG 80s Party.
You may or may not hear songs by George Michael, Wham!, David Bowie, Prince, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, INXS, Dead Or Alive, Queen, Falco, Rick James, Robert Palmer, The Cars, Run DMC, Depeche Mode, Eric B. & Rakim, Duran Duran, Beastie Boys, New Order, The Cure, The Pet Shop Boys, Hall & Oates, Adam Ant, Grace Jones, Madonna,Tears For Fears, Salt N' Pepa, NWA, Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, Guns N Roses, Midnight Star, Big Daddy Kane, Shannon, Egyptian Lover, Herbie Hancock, Debbie Deb, Cameo, Simple Minds, Nu Shooz, ABC, A Flock of Seagulls, Fine Young Cannibals, OMD, Kurtis Blow, Scritti Politti, Thompson Twins, Howard Jones, Kraftwerk, Devo, Klymaxx, DeBarge, New Edition, Janet Jackson, Eurythmics, AC/DC, Blondie, Sweet Sensation, Paula Abdul, Bobby Brown, Dazz Band, 2 Live Crew, Expose, The Cover Girls, Public Enemy, Kool & The Gang, Culture Club, The Human League, Berlin, Wang Chung, The Fixx, Stevie B, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Jody Watley, The Clash, Bon Jovi, The Police, Billy Idol, The Go-Go's, Talking Heads...