Night Fever

Night Fever

3 Seasons

Join James St. James and co-hosts Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato as they talk to the leading New York nightlife figures of the 1970s, '80s, '90s, and beyond. Featured guests include Dianne Brill, Michael Musto, Peter Gatien, Lisa Edelstein, Moby, and Joey Arias among others. It's campy, it's gossipy, it's jaw-droppingly funny...definitely must-hear podcasting.

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Night Fever
  • Patricia Field

    Episode 1

    For the Season 3 premiere, James St. James and Randy Barbato sit down with Patricia Field. They discuss everything from Patricia's former storefront on Bowery, to her jaw-dropping creations on SEX AND THE CITY, and ultimately her new documentary HAPPY CLOTHES, premiering at this year's Tribeca Fi...

  • Martha Wash

    Episode 2

    This week, James St. James, Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey kiki with the iconic Martha Wash. They discuss Martha meeting Izora Armstead and starting The Weather Girls, how Barbara Streisand turned down the vocal part she recorded for "It's Raining Men", and her settlement with RCA that turned in...

  • Kevin Aviance

    Episode 3

    Randy, Fenton, and James speak to the indelible Kevin Aviance about finding out Beyoncé sampled his song "Cunty", being an integral part of the South Beach Miami drag community, and overcoming a terrible hate crime in 2006.

  • Man Parrish

    Episode 4

    James, Randy and Fenton's longtime friend Man Parrish, of "Hip Hop Be Bop (Don't Stop)" fame, reminds us of his role in the rise of electronic/dance music in the '80s. They discuss Man seeing Bette Midler perform at the Continental Baths, briefly dating photographer Christopher Makos, and recordi...

  • Cherry Vanilla

    Episode 5

    Warhol superstar, punk pioneer, and Bowie PR guru Cherry Vanilla talks about her early days at the Copacabana, LSD trip clubs in the '60s, and being the first woman DJ ever in nightclubs.

  • Eric Goode

    Episode 6

    Area club owner, hotel magnate, and TIGER KING Producer/Director Eric Goode joins Randy, Fenton, and James to talk about his iconic '80s nightclubs, Turtle Conservancy, and building an empire.

  • Domonique Echeverria

    Episode 7

    The wonderful Domonique Echeverria joins Randy, Fenton, and James to discuss the seven year anniversary of the subway accident that left her a double amputee. She brings us through the tribulations of the US healthcare system and the inspiring documentation of her healing process.

  • Larry Tee

    Episode 8

    Superstar DJ, OC (Original Club Kid), and party promoter extraordinaire Larry Tee joins Randy, Fenton, and James to discuss working on his fashion label TZUJI in Berlin, dating an unknown Michael Stripe, and watching a young "RuPaul and the U-Hauls". Inspired by RuPaul's stardom, Larry Tee wrote ...

  • Cat Marnell

    Episode 9

    James, Randy, and Fenton chat with 21st century "It Girl" and New York Times best-selling author of How to Murder Your Life, Cat Marnell. They discuss Cat's fashion and beauty career at Condé Nast, her contact with Michael Alig from prison, and her six months sobriety.

  • Miss Guy

    Episode 10

    Miss Guy joins James and Randy for the season finale of Night Fever. They reminisce on Guy's historic queer rock party Squeeze Box, his friendship with Debbie Harry and Boy George, and fronting the iconic band The Toilet Boys.