Test Screening & Panel Discussions
Join us April 1 at the Vic Theatre in Chicago for 2 separate screenings of the upcoming documentary, “INDUSTRIΛL ΛCCIDENT: The Story of Wax Trax! Records”.
A panel Q&A session follows after each screening, featuring artists and original staff from the store and label. Discussions will examine the history of Wax Trax! and the making of the documentary.
On Friday, March 31, WAX TRAX! + Late Bar present guest DJ David J from iconic post-punk pioneers Bauhaus + Love and Rockets.
On Friday, March 31, Berlin Nightclub, Cosmix Fridays, and WAX TRAX! present WAX TRAX! NIGHT: 10th Anniversary party
On Friday, March 31, WAX TRAX! Records and Liar’s Club present Jello Biafra’s Incredibly Strange Dance Party
Wax Trax! Records From humble beginnings in Denver, Colorado, Jim Nash and Dannie Flesher built one of the most influential American independent record labels. In 1978 they opened Wax Trax! Records in Chicago, Illinois, which would evolve into a record store and music label like no other—Wax Trax! became the nexus of the new wave, punk rock and industrial music scenes, and America’s preeminent industrial label of the 1980s and ’90s
Production Year: 2016
Country of Origin: USA
Run Time: 90 minutes