featuring three live bands: Arbitrage, ASD and Gunpowder Stories
Shot at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, New York, October, 1988
In October 1988, several Brooklyn Tech Parkies organized a three-band live concert -- rave style -- at the Brooklyn Army Terminal. It was a huge success. A $10 door fee provided free flowing beer from kegs. There was also a cash bar for mixed drinks.
The three live bands were
Arbitrage, a jazz-fusion band from Connecticut featuring Antek, Andro and Arno Kotula, and Chris Probst.
ASD, a thrash band featuring Brooklyn Tech HS alumns Ian and Andrew Muller and Adam "Bonz" Gilligan, as well as Forest Hills legends Jon-Eric Aben and Willie Nash.
Gunpowder Stories, a blues band from Forest Hills, featuring Greg Bala, John Kaye and Rod Caccavale.
There was also a Wet T-Shirt Contest during the ASD portion of the evening. Soooookyyyy!!!
The party was conceived and organized by Rat; the location was found by Mik, who also directed and edited the video; Gary's friend Joe shot the roving / ground-level footage; the electricity was wired by Ray and Gary, who also found the lighting -- actual highway overheads. Ian rented the PA and put it together with Gary. Many other people also helped.
The 2-hour video also includes footage of Rat, Ian, Mik, Gunnar, Bonz, Ray, Gary and a few friends cleaning up before the show and generally hanging around and drinking beer. This video has been remastered and is now available for purchase on this website in DVD format. Click the PayPal button to the top right.