Story: Nightclubs

Ministry, 2009 (2nd of 3)

The rise of the DJ changed the notion of live music in clubs. By the 1990s a headline act in a club was more likely to play a turntable than a musical instrument. The Upbeats' ‘Carousel ft kemo’ music video includes footage from a Christchurch club, Ministry, in the 2000s.

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Redmer Yska, 'Nightclubs - Nightclub boom, 1970s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 5 Sep 2013