The Smithereens will be playing the Rock of the Eighties tour again in 2015, along with The Romantics and Berlin! Tour dates are being lined up right now. Watch the shows page for a show coming to a city near you!
On Fri. Feb. 6, enjoy a truly wonderful and festive Concert in Glen Cove on Long Island with ‘Two Rock Legends!’ Pat Dinizio of The Smithereens and John Ford of the Strawbs, each performing a solo set, as well as a rare duo performance for a special segment of the show!
From Las Vegas to the Jersey Boardwalk, Pat DiNizio’s solo show, “Confessions of A Rock Star” plays Thursday evenings at the Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park. Pat spoke with Chris Jordan about his one-man show, which features Smithereens hits, as well as Pat’s personal rock and roll stories.
Smithereens drummer Dennis Diken will be a special guest of Dave Davies of the Kinks on his current tour to support his new solo album “I Will Be Me”. The tour kicks off in November in Milwaukee WI, with dates around the East Coast and Dennis will be joining Dave for all but one of the shows.
Just out on iTunes is “The Smithereens Live at the Roxy”, a live recording of the band’s first Los Angeles concert. The 19 track recording features most of the songs from “Especially For You” and “Beauty and Sadness” in addition to a number of covers. Not to be missed!
Pat DiNizio’s Las Vegas show “Confessions of A Rock Star” is now playing in New Jersey. Pat’s unique show of music and storytelling now plays every Thursday evening, starting October 9 at the Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park, NJ.
You can now buy official Smithereens merchandise directly on Amazon.com, starting with the “Smithereens 11 Album” T-shirt, celebrating the album’s 25th anniversary. Available in black, white and red, exclusively on Amazon. Don’t forget to check the Smithereens online store for lots of other great Smithereens merchandise!
The Smithereens headline the CTK Oktoberfest Festival in Lexington Kentucky on Friday Sept. 19. Pat DiNizio recently talked to LexGo.com about some of their musical influences and how the band has stayed together for 34 years.
Tune in to the replay of Marshall Crenshaw’s radio show “The Bottomless Pit” on WFUV for a special “Road Trip Recap” show featuring some Smithereens! Marshall Crenshaw has been playing with The Smithereens, Romantics and Tommy Tutone on “Rock of the Eighties” tour.