Industrial, gothic music DJ event at Bar 3 July 7

Staff Report

Bar 3 of Rockford is hosting another night showcasing gothic and industrial music. The unique DJ event, titled “Ritual Control,” will be from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday, July 7, at Bar 3, 326 E. State St.

DJs The Nof and Deadhau5 are set for round two and are gearing up to serve a variety 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.

We were floored by the overwhelming positive response of the first event! And we’re ready with all things noisy, creepy, funky and bumpy,” said DJ The Nof.

DJ Deadhaus added: “Thank you, Rockford! Ritual Control returns to scratch your industrial-strength gothic itch.”

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

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

From the July 4-10, 2012, issue