City Gardens Book

The City Gardens Book:  “No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes” is an oral history of 80’s-era alternative, metal and punk rock music told through the portal of one club—Trenton, New Jersey’s legendary City Gardens.   Read an excerpt here.   The web site for the book is at CityGardensNJ.com.  Facebook page for the City Gardens film and book is at the No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes page.

A list of shows at the City Gardens nightclub has compiled mostly from the Aquarian magazine archives.  In pre-Internet days Aquarian was a good source for concert listings.  often hard to find in South Jersey 7-11′s carried them but you had to get them the day it came out.

The Book is scheduled to be released in 2013.