Tag Archives: Buster Poindexter

CLASSIC CONCERT: Buster Poindexter & His Banshees of Blue @ Tramps / New York NY / September 21, 1984

Labelled by its progenitor as a show that was meant to only play New York City, David Johansen first brought his musical alter ego, Buster Poindexter, to his city’s attention at Tramps. This 150-seat music club on 15th Street would later become a vital venue for larger shows after moving to a much bigger space […]

ON THE ROAD: David Johansen @ Hamilton Stage / Rahway, NJ / October 11, 2013

In 1974, I happened to see the New York Dolls open for Mott the Hoople at Madison Square Garden’s Felt Forum in New York City. In retrospect, I was too young to appreciate it. All my youthful innocence saw was a sloppy performance by some guys wearing dresses. I later got what this punk rock […]