The future of Danbury, CT's venue formerly known as Tuxedo Junction is unknown, but projections for any revitalization projects there are bleak. The doors of the famed club were finally shuttered in 2015, after then owner, Ian Bick, was on the ropes for many criminal allegations.

He was eventually convicted on wire fraud and money laundering charges, served his time, and has since regained his freedom. As much as Bick would like to be part of the legacy of Tuxedo Junction, he is a short lived footnote to the club's history.

For decades, the club was a Friday and Saturday night destination for citizens of New York and Connecticut. The doors opened in 1985 and the club hosted national acts ranging from but not limited to Joan Jett, Stephen Stills, Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult, .38 Special, Oasis, Live and The Ramones who played Tuxedo Junction on September 22, 1993. Here's a look at the footage:

That night, Joey, Johnny, CJ and Marky Ramone played the following set:

  • The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
  • Durango 95
  • Teenage Lobotomy Psycho Therapy
  • Blitzkrieg Bop
  • Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio?
  • I Believe in Miracles
  • Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
  • Rock and Roll High School
  • I Wanna Be Sedated
  • Censorshit
  • I Wanna Live
  • Bonzo Goes to Bitburg (My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down)
  • Tomorrow She Goes Away
  • Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
  • Rockaway Beach
  • Pet Sematary
  • I Wanna Be Well
  • Glad To See You Go
  • Take It As It Comes
  • Somebody Put Something In My Drink
  • 7 & 7 Is
  • Wart Hog
  • Cretin Hop
  • Judy Is A Punk
  • Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
  • Pinhead
  • My Back Pages
  • Poison Heart
  • We're A Happy Family
  • Strength To Endure
  • Chinese Rock
  • Beat On The Brat

Tuxedo Junction is a place of memories for anyone who was a teenager, young-adult, staff member or band that played the venue from 1985-2013. Its legacy is in music and dance floor sweat.

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