Eighties Clubs & Radio Shows, New York

This is a list of clubs and radio programs in New York which deal with the 80s. If you know of any programs or clubs which aren't here, or see incorrect information, please use the form at the end of the page.

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  • Flashbacks - Binghamton, NY
    Open in late 2001. 70s and 80s Nostalgia club on State St.
  • Mr. Goodbar or Atomic - Buffalo, NY
    Tuesday nights, Atomic - Sunday night.
    Pretty much the only game in town, the best of the 80's new wave scene...
  • Rewind - Ithaca, NY
    Rewind - Alternative 80's night with Wilhelm K 9pm-2am at Castaway's.
  • Websterhall - New York, Manhattan, NY
    Thursday - Sunday, They play 80s music of all styles on the first floor of this club. It is quite nice and always fun to go there. I am from Germany so it was quite impressing to hear 99 Luftballons in this club!
  • Alphabet Lounge - New York, NY
    Best 80's place in New York City on Friday and Saturday. www.alphabetnyc.com
  • Pyramid Club - New York, NY
    It's 80's night thursday through saturday. Friday night is gay night. anything from The Smiths and Sousix to top 40 like 99 Lft Balloons.
  • Molly Blooms 2 NY
    Every Friday night they have an 80's night at this club. Here is their Web site. http://www.alternativesounds.com/subculture.htm
  • Subculture NY
    Friday Nights DJ Cody (Formerly of LUXE) spins your favorite 80's New Wave and One Hit Wonders mixing it up with todays synthpop, industrial, electro and Alternative Dance. you also have the famious "HAHN" working the Bar... it's now the ONLY New Wave club on Long Island. Tho Cool thing about this place is Every First Friday of the month is "All Request Night" you guys have to check this place out.... for more info about Subculture log onto http://www.alternativesounds.com/subculture.htm
  • Vegas NY
    the club inside the holiday inn arena.two night clubs &ultra lounge.all about 80s new wave,and dance.club very sylish,hip.ton of 80s video played on 10 tv sets and two mega large screen.

Radio Show

  • The Kitchen - Albany, NY
    New Wave and Punk with a healthy bit of hip-hop. In between, interviews with past and present celebrities discussing 80s topics, and I also do the weather. FRIDAY NIGHTS 8-10PM get it cooking with the Kitchen on WCDB 90.9 FM! Streamable at. . . . . http://www.wcdbfm.com
  • Back In The Day Cafe - Binghamton, NY
    Star 105.7 Plays 80s and early 90s weekdays between noon and 1pm
  • 80s Drive Home - Buffalo, NY
    Alice 92.9 FM, 80s hits on Friday afternoons, from 5 to about 5:20.
  • BIG 80s BUFFET - Buffalo, NY
    Q102; 102.5 FM, 80s request show every weekday from 12 to 1 pm.
  • Big 80s Saturday Night - Buffalo, NY
    Q102, 102.5 FM, An all-request 80s show from 7pm to 12am, Saturday nights.
  • Retro Lunch - Buffalo, NY
    80s hits every weekday from 12 to 1 pm
  • Saturday Night: Back To The 80s - Buffalo, NY
    Alice 92.9 FM, An all-request, all 80s show on Saturday nights from 7 to 10pm. Host: JR
  • Essential 80s - Garden City, NY
    It's now Thursday night (technically, Friday morning) from Midnight to 2AM and Saturday nights from 10PM to Midnight. WHPC
  • WLIR's Flashback Lunch - Garden City, NY
    WLIR, 12n-1pm every weekday.
  • Island 94-3 - Long Island (Nassau-Suffolk), NY
    Island 94-3 plays the Best of the 80's and 90's for listeners all across Long Island, ny. Check them out at http://www.island943.com!
  • Saturday Night Eighties - New York City, NY
    WPLJ 95.5, every saturday night they play a whole bunch of eighties music.
  • Generation 80s Retro Radio - Alternative Classics - New York, NY
    The best Generation 80s Retro Radio offers the best 'Alternative' genre mix of new wave, dark wave, new romantic, alternative rock & club classics, brit pop and ska from 1979 - 1991. A top rated and ranked internet stream located at http://javajanesworld.com/Playlist.htm and hosted by Live365.com. Enjoy your alternative 80s favorites 24/7!!!
  • Saturday Night Rocks - New York, NY
    Eddie Trunk hosts this radio show from the wnew Studios in Manhattan. 80's hair metal to heavy metal and much much more with giveaways too. Check out eddietrunk.com!!!
  • 80's Retro Cafe - Olean, NY
    Weekdays Noon until 1pm on Mix 101.5, Olean, New York
  • Our Show is Better Than Your Show - Oswego, NY
    Mondays, 10 p.m.-12 a.m., on 88.9 wnyo, Oswego State's college radio station. Not only do we play mostly 80's music, but we also host 80's trivia contests and games. And we're streamed, too! http://ourshowwnyo.cjb.net
  • 98.9 the buzz - Rochester, NY
    This is a station completely dedicated to 70's and 80's music.
  • Time Warp Weekend - Rochester, NY
    Mix 100.5, Friday 7pm - Sunday 8pm
  • wusb's Echo of the Eighties - Stony Brook, NY
    Alternating Friday nights from 9 - 11:30 pm, with dj Vera on suny Stony Brook's college radio station. She plays all the classic 80s New Wave, britpop, and new romantic songs you won't hear on 'lir anymore, without commerical interruptions. The best part is that much of her playlist is still on vinyl! Next show should be October 25, November 8 and 22nd, 2002.
  • Friday Night at the 80's - Syracuse, NY
    Lots of music, minimum talk and commercials. It airs Friday nights starting at 6:00pm. Also, every weekend is a 'Big 80's Weekend' on Y94FM, which basically means they play a heavy 80's component on weekends. The station has a large coverage area, reaching much of New York State and even into Eastern Ontario.
  • Friday Night 80's with Rich Daniels - Westchester/nyc, ny, NY
    103.9 wfas-fm: All 80's all Night Long, every Friday night! Plus the 80's Culture Quiz to test your 80's pop culture and give you totally awesome prizes!
  • Essential 80s NY
    new show times: Thursday night midnight-2am(fri morn), & Saturday night 10pm-midnight
  • Subculture Live NY
    Tune in every Sunday night at 9pm EST. to 107.1 WLIR or log onto http://www.wlir.fm for "Subculture Live" an hour long show that will take you back to the music that you grew up with. also keep you up to date with the latest synthpop and electro with your host Tim Cody. The request lines will be open (631) 648 1071 and the chat room will be up. AIM: "Subculture Live" we will be broadcasting all over the world, so keep it tuned to WLIR Sundays at 9pm.. This Show is from the Promotion "Subculture" going on every Friday night in Amityville....
  • WPLJ 80's at 8 NY
    They play an hour of 80's music at 8pm every night Monday thru Friday.
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