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For a long time, you had to be into a certain kind of music to go in there Luke. The crowd most nights at Posers at the West end of Georgetown on M Street, could be determined by the wild Punk Rockers hanging out at the corner doorstep. You better be ready to "Slam Dance" even if you had no intention to. I love the music they choose to play there, and I personal always had a great time there.

 

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lol I used to live there on the weekends.. man sad to hear it closed... I was going there circa 1984-86ish... no slam dancing when I was there... really cool crowd... I was chilling with a drink one night and here's this guy all decked out in his leather with a mohawk... Monty Python's Flying Circus was on the TV there... we both sat there and laughed at a few scenes, anyway we started talking he tells me how much that movie reflected the socioeconomic upheaval in the UK at the time it came out... ends up he had his masters in international studies.. who knew..

 

I remember the first time I used the back exit and something felt familiar.. that's when I found out it was the stairs from "The Exorcist" where the priest got pushed down.. I liked the mannequin in the upstairs window... you knew you were there when you saw that from down the street.....

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Hello People..... I was Poseurs FIRST DJ! Yes, its me for those of you that remember.. .. I lived on the third floor. I introduced television Monitors to the club. No one had them then and I remember playing bizarre films that needed no dialog, Clockwork Orange...etc...

 

I'm still alive!

 

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Hey just found this post Hope ya'll plan to attend the 30 year reunion coming up August 10th... check out the FB page that's where everyone who loved/lived at Poseurs will be... Hope to see ya'll on the 10th

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I remembered hang out with my ex-wife at Poseurs in GTown in mid 80s. It was a fun spot for music & the people. At the end they sometimes threw one off party at Fifth Column on Monday night and called it 'Poseurs Night'. But nothing was like the original joint in Georgetown.

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Wow, Poseurs! Nobody has commented on this chain in almost ten years. I was just thinking about Poseurs, how much fun I had there in the late 80's. Anyone else still on here that remembers!!!

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I loved this place circa 1985.  Great 80’s alternative type music.  Very danceable and a cool crowd.  Many good nights there. 

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