It seems as if the mystery of the Zhu posters around NYC has finally come to light. Or at least part of it…
Tickets will be sold exclusively at clothing store Opening Ceremony, a hotbed for rave gear in the early 90’s.
In the heyday of the ’90s, cult NYC clothing store Liquid Sky became the first so-called “rave emporium” in America. If you were someone of a certain age, you’ll remember the husband-and-wife duo, Rey and Carlos “Soul” Slinger, and the DJ scene they created in the city, selling both rave gear—baggy pants, neon necklaces, mini backpacks—and secret concert tickets to an exploding fan base.
So, Opening Ceremony was pretty excited to discover the infamously anonymous dance musician ZHU would be performing in the US for the first time next month and that we would be the exclusive sellers of the artist’s limited-edition 7″ vinyl. The best part? Each record will include a ticket to one of his hush-hush performances in New York next month—exact time and location undisclosed, though through various wheatpastes spotted throughout the city, we do know that these will take place November 21 and 22.
In addition to the surprise announcement, the official music video for ZHU‘s “Paradise Awaits” was also included. Check it out below.
Tickets for ZHU’s November 21st and 22nd performance dates will be sold exclusively at Opening Ceremony’s flagship New York City location, 35 Howard Street, starting Thursday, October 16 at 5:30 PM.
Performances are intimate; tickets are limited and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets will be limited to two per person.