Bar 3 hosts Ritual Control, an Industrial and Gothic music DJ event

Staff Report

Bar 3 of Rockford is hosting a night of gothic and industrial music. The one-night-only DJ event titled “Ritual Control” will be from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday, June 2, at Bar 3, 326 E. State St., Rockford.

The event, sponsored by Negative Gain Productions (, will feature DJs The Nof and Deadhaus as they serve up the best selection of new and classic dark dance music by Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus, Ministry, Einsturzende Neubauten, Front 242, the Cure, Skinny Puppy, Nitzer Ebb, Prodigy, Joy Division, Rammstein, KMFDM, Lords of Acid, and many more. They also welcome requests consistent with the genre.

Obviously, we’re huge fans of the music, so we’re happy to be part of a unique event like this happening in Rockford,” said DJ The Nof.

DJ Deadhaus added: “Every good party deserves great music. And Bar 3 easily has the best sound system in the stateline area.”

Free giveaways including CDs, buttons, stickers and T-shirts await guests to the event. Admission is $5, and the show is for ages 21 and older.

For more information, visit or join the Ritual Control event on Facebook.

Bar 3 is in one of the oldest buildings in downtown Rockford and has been hosting live shows, parties and concerts since 2007.

Posted May 30, 2012

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