The Smithereens are playing a Rock of The ’80′s tour with The Romantics, Marshall Crenshaw, and Tommy Tutone. Dates have been announced from New Jersey to Texas to Las Vegas. Check the shows page for a venue near you!
Friday night’s Smithereens concert at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park NJ was broadcast live online on Yahoo! screen to fans all over the world. If you missed this epic show, you can still watch it on Yahoo! Screen for a limited time.
The Smithereens set from the Stone Pony on Friday August 29 will be streamed live on Yahoo! Their show, part of the “Rock of the ’80′s Tour” also features Tommy Tutone, the Romantics and Marshall Crenshaw. Watch it on Yahoo! Screen at 5:30 pm PST/8:30 pm EST
The Smithereens celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their classic album “11″ with brand new shirts that update the original album art with a specially designed “25″ logo. Available in White, Black and Red designs. Each order comes with a free Smithereens bumper sticker, with two different designs to choose from.
The Rock of the ’80′s tour with The Smithereens comes to Lubbock TX on Sat. Aug. 23 to the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza. Pat DiNizio appeared on Lubbock’s Fox34 TV to talk about the influence of Buddy Holly’s music on the band as well as a memorable story from the road. Watch the interview.
Another “Rock of the ’80′s” concert review – this one from SoundPress.net. “The Smithereens…received a warm welcome as they went full force into the beguiling ‘Behind The Wall of Sleep’. The band continued to bombard the audience with their best known hits including a peppy ‘Top of the Pops’.”
Check out this concert review of the first concert of the “Rock of the ’80′s” tour with the Smithereens, Romantics, Marshall Crenshaw and Tommy Tutone in Morristown NJ. “The Smithereens roared into the breach. They are one of those rare bands who produce great-sounding recordings… and sound even greater live.”
While the Smithereens are busy working on a new album of original material, they’ve just released a iTunes-only release “Blow Up – Live & Alternative Versions” a 22-track compilation with demos, outtakes and live versions of songs from the 1991 “Blow Up” album.
The Smithereens have released a collection of their covers of 23 great songs from the likes of T.Rex, The Who, Bruce Springsteen and The Kinks and many more! Available for download in the iTunes store now!
Sat, Aug 30 The SmithereensinAtlantic City, NJatArkansas Avenue Beach Fair