Parklife DC Presents: Urgh! A Music War @ Black Cat, 10/1/18

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) are a synthpop group whose founding members are originally from the Wirral Peninsula, England.

Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey of Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark pose in San Francisco for NME in 1981. (Photo by Chester Simpson)

Urgh! A Music war, a cult-classic concert film, straddles divides across new wave, punk, and post-punk acts performing in 1980. Parklife DC screens the film at Black Cat on Monday, Oct. 1. Admission is free!

Released commercially in 1982, Urgh! A Music War features Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Magazine, The Go-Go’s, Toyah Willcox, The Fleshtones, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, X, XTC, Devo, The Cramps, Oingo Boingo, Dead Kennedys, Gary Numan, Klaus Nomi, Wall of Voodoo, Pere Ubu, Steel Pulse, Surf Punks, 999, UB40, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Police, and more.

Watch the movie trailer for Urgh! A Music War on YouTube:

Watch Gary Numan perform “Down in the Park” live from Urgh! A Music War:

RSVP on Facebook, or simply join us backstage at the Black Cat!

Parklife DC Presents: Urgh! A Music War
Black Cat
Monday, Oct. 1
Film @ 8pm
Free
All ages

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