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The gorgeous Jennie Bellestar (from the 80s pop group The Bellestars) was on the Gaby Roslin BBC Radio London show yesterday (14th August 2016).
Jennie, and her musician Andy, played her songs one being “Sign of the Times” and her new one “Maybe”, talked music, the 80s and the show she is involved in called “Blized at the Café de Paris” which is on Sunday, 28th August at yes, Café de Paris in London. www.eventbrite.co.uk for tickets and more information.
The spirit of the iconic Blitz Club is being celebrated with a special event that features artists and DJs who were part of or inspired by Steve Strange’s influential and legendary club.
The evening will be hosted by London nightlife legend Tommy Mack….the King of Clubs and features Steve Norman of Spandau Ballet, Jennie Bellestar, Martin Degville’s Sigue Sigue Sputnik and more.
The Blitz was hugely important in the emergence of the music and fashion that will go on to dominate the 80s. During 1979 and 1980 a bunch of artistic and creative young people, united by their love of the music and fashion of Roxy Music and Davie Bowie, would attend the weekly club night in Covent Garden. Hosted by Steve Strange, it was here that the New Romantic movement would emerge and bands such as Visage and Spandau Ballet would go on to have worldwide hits.
Blitzed at the Café de Paris on Sunday, 28th August will be celebration of the spirit of creativeness as well as nostalgia for a time when the fashionable young wouldn’t settle for the humdrum.