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Duke Studios in association with reboot_ presents Nicky Siano
Direct from New York, legendary pioneer and resident of Studio 54 and The Galley Nicky Siano comes to Duke Studios for one special night.
Nicky Siano (The Galery / Studio 54) - 3 hour set
+ reboot_leeds DJs
++++ Free Pre-party at Sheaf St Cafeteria (part of Duke Studios)
5pm - 9pm
with SallyRodgers (A Man Called Adam)
John Paynter (A Space Age Freak Out)
and the Ninety Nine DJs
Expect a one-off special night. Duke Studios event space, Courtyard 'The Yarden' and Bar will play host to a proper party - in the words of Nicky 'That home atmosphere, that you're at a party - in no way a Discotech'
Nicky Siano is the last surviving pioneer of the 70’s dance music scene. He is the only person left who was there at the very beginning, remaining relevant and involved through the 70‘s – in the decade of the disco explosion & as a resident at STUDIO 54. Nicky’s first job playing records was at New York’s famed club THE ROUND TABLE in 1972. In 1973, at the age of 17, he opened/designed and was the DJ at THE GALLERY,
“If anyone is to be called a legend it is SIANO.” New York Magazine, 2011
In New York Magazine's 35th Anniversary issue, April 2003, Nicky is named as one of the "100 People who Changed New York."
"Nicky Siano IS dance music." Play Magazine, March
Check out this clip from Nicky's film 'Love is the Message' for a good feel for the magic we intend to bring to Duke Studios.