Sun 8 March
Hyde Park Book Club
Leeds Lit Fest presents
The Haçienda, Manchester & beyond - Dave Haslam discusses his life and career as a DJ and writer.
Dave Haslam made his debut at the Haçienda in 1986. He played over 450 times at the legendary club, including the last night. He has DJ'd worldwide, Berlin to Detroit, Paris to Peru – and written five books, including ‘Life After Dark: A History of British Nightclubs & Music Venues’, and his autobiography, acclaimed by Gilles Peterson as the best book of 2018. His latest project ‘Art Decades’, is a series of mini-books about subjects including Sylvia Plath, vinyl collecting, Courtney Love, and Keith Haring.