This yr marks the twentieth anniversary of Fugazi’s final public present. To rejoice that, Washington, D.C. space movie show AFI Silver is screening a 90-minute-long assortment of “crowd-sourced, fan-recorded stay exhibits and uncommon archival footage” referred to as We Are Fugazi From Washington, DC. The one-night-only screening takes place on February 11 and, as is to be anticipated, tickets price $5. See the poster under.
We Are Fugazi From Washington, DC was curated by Joe Gross, Joseph Pattisall, and Jeff Krulik. This system contains footage shot by filmmaker Lance Bangs, who shared a number of videos teasing it on social media. The AFI Silver occasion web page specifies that the screening is “not a documentary,” however slightly a strategy to “rejoice the followers and their cameras, as a lot because the band itself — a collision/collusion of the ephemeral second on stage, and the moments captured on digital camera.”
Fugazi launched their final album, The Argument, in 2001. After concluding their U.Ok. tour in help of the LP on November 4, 2002, the post-hardcore band mentioned they have been happening an “indefinite hiatus.” Fugazi have by no means carried out stay in public since then, though the members have performed music collectively in personal a number of occasions. In 2014, Fugazi launched First Demo, which was recorded in 1988 at Internal Ear Studio after the band had solely performed 10 exhibits.
Ian MacKaye, Joe Lally, and Brendan Canty have gone on to kind numerous side-projects through the years, together with the Evens, the Messthetics, and Coriky. As for Man Picciotto, he’s produced albums for Blonde Redhead, the Blood Brothers, Gossip, and others.
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