Larry Tee

Larry Tee dressed in TZUJI

Berlin-based DJ, club promoter, and music producer who curated the electroclash scene in New York in the early 2000s, and helped launch the careers of such artists as RuPaul, Scissor Sisters, Fischerspooner, Peaches, W.I.T., and Avenue D.

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Electroclash

Genre of music that fuses 1980s electro, new wave and synth-pop with 1990s techno, retro-style electropop and electronic dance music.

Fischerspooner, an American electroclash act

DJ Hell is widely credited as inventor and name giver of the genre, while DJ and promoter Larry Tee later popularized the term in the US by naming the Electroclash 2001 Festival in New York after it.

RuPaul

American drag queen, television judge, musician, and model.

RuPaul at the 2019 California Hall of Fame Ceremony in Sacramento, California
RuPaul in 2007
RuPaul in 2009
At RuPaul's DragCon LA 2019

In Atlanta, RuPaul often performed at the Celebrity Club, managed by Larry Tee, as a bar dancer or with his band, Wee Wee Pole.

Lady Bunny

American drag queen, nightclub DJ, actor, comedian, and event organizer.

Lady Bunny in 2008
Lady Bunny in 2001

Alongside Larry Tee, the two became fixtures on the Atlanta gay scene in the early 1980s.

Avenue D (band)

American electroclash duo from Miami, Florida.

Avenue D performing at Area 51 in New York City on December 1, 2007

They were protégés of Larry Tee, and performed for his parties.

Club Kids

The Club Kids were a group of young New York City dance club personalities popularized by Michael Alig, James St. James, Julie Jewels, Astro Erle, DJ Keoki, and Ernie Glam in the late 1980s, and throughout the 1990s would grow to include Amanda Lepore, Waltpaper (Walt Cassidy), Christopher Comp, It Twins, Jennytalia (Jenny Dembrow), Desi Monster (Desi Santiago), Keda, Kabuki Starshine, and Richie Rich.

Alig in 2015

Larry Tee

Nelson Sullivan

American videographer who chronicled life in Downtown Manhattan’s arts and club scene from 1983 until his death.

His hundreds of videos documented daily life in the city, wild nights out on the town, and private moments with his many famous friends — including RuPaul, Keith Haring, Sylvia Miles, Larry Tee, Susanne Bartsch, Tom Rubnitz, Lady Bunny, Michael Musto, Ethyl Eichelberger, John Sex, and Michael Alig.

Kim Aviance

Performance and visual drag artist, and nightclub hostess from the voguing and ballroom House of Aviance.

Participants of the High Heel Drag Race in Washington, D.C.

In 2006 she was featured at Larry Tee and Josh Wood’s club Bank at the newly renovated venue Element.

Paula Gately Tillman

Photographer from Baltimore, Maryland.

During her combined time in New York and Atlanta, her subjects included The American Music Show, RuPaul, Phoebe Legere, Michael Musto, Tish and Snooky Bellomo (Manic Panic), Lady Miss Kier, Wigstock, John Kelly, Lady Bunny, Nelson Sullivan, Joey Arias, Dick Richards (American Music Show), Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Larry Tee and others.

Princess Superstar

American rapper and DJ.

Princess Superstar at Perez Hilton's birthday party before performing in 2014.

In 2008, Kirschner sang on the "Licky" single by long-time associate Larry Tee which was featured in Get Him to the Greek and other movies and TV shows.

The American Music Show

Weekly public access variety television program, produced in Atlanta, Georgia by Dick Richards, James Bond, Potsy Duncan, and Bud "Beebo" Lowry.

U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater

Other notable acts included Jayne County, Lady Bunny, The Fabulous Pop Tarts, The Now Explosion, The Singing Peek Sisters, Lahoma van Zandt, and DJ Larry Tee, among many others.