The Rock of the Eighties tour featuring The Smithereens, Romantics, Marshall Crenshaw and Tommy Tutone comes to Las Vegas this Friday at the Eastside Cannery Hotel & Casino. Don’t miss this great lineup!
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.
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!
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 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.”