For the 8th edition of Transmission's annual I Heart UK event, we go all '80s and celebrate what has become known as the "Second British Invasion."
The first invasion of course took place in the early to mid '60s with artists like The Beatles, Stones, Who, Kinks, Zombies, etc.
With the help of MTV in the US and Top of the Pops in the UK, the second invasion/wave made instant stars out of the acts we'll be celebrating this Friday night. Including but not limited to:
ABC, Adam and the Ants, The Alarm, Altered Images, Bananarama, Big Country, Bow Wow Wow, Bronski Beat, Kate Bush., The Clash, The Communards, Elvis Costello, Culture Club, The Cure, Dead Or Alive, Depeche Mode, Dexys Midnight Runners, Thomas Dolby ,Duran Duran, Sheena Easton,The English Beat, Erasure, Eurythmics Fine Young Cannibals , A Flock of Seagulls, The Fixx, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Peter Gabriel, Eddy Grant, Haircut One Hundred, Heaven 17, The Human League, Billy Idol, The Jam, Japan, Joe Jackson, Howard Jones, Kajagoogoo, Nik Kershaw, Level 42, Nick Lowe, Madness, George Michael, Modern English, Naked Eyes, New Order, Gary Numan, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Robert Palmer, Pet Shop Boys, The Police, The Pretenders, Simple Minds, Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Smiths, Soft Cell, Spandau Ballet, The Specials, Squeeze, The Stranglers, The Style Council, Tears for Fears,Thompson Twins, UB40, U2, Ultravox, Visage, Wham!, Kim Wilde, Yazoo, Paul Young
9pm / Free / 21+