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!
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!
Smithereens guitarist Jim Babjak is featured on the cover of the new issue of Living In Monmouth county magazine. In this in-depth interview he talks about his childhood and growing up in New Jersey, how the band came together, and shares some favorite stories from the road. A great interview and must-read for all Smithereens fans!
Pat DiNizio’s “Confessions of A Rock Star” show is coming to Glen Cove, Long Island on Sunday April 27. Pat will be playing an intimate evening of music and rock and roll stories, at the new “Friends of My Father’s Place” shows at Page One. Seating is limited so don’t miss out – reserve your tickets now!
The Smithereens played a sold-out show at the Landmark, in Port Washington NY, as part of their “Meet The Smithereens” tour, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first trip to the US. The band’s energized set included not just Beatles’ covers, but a couple of songs from The Who, Bob Dylan as well as Free’s “All Right Now.”
Take a listen to The Smithereens cover of The Beatles’ “This Boy” a track from the Limited-edition CD album “The Smithereens Play The Beatles Washington, D.C. February 11, 1964 Concert”. Order your copy now from the Smithereens web store.
The Smithereens are one of the featured artists in the website NewJerseyRockandRoll.org, based on the “Jersey Rocks! A History of Rock & Roll in the Garden State” exhibit at the Morristown Museum in 2011. The site features photos from the exhibit including Smithereens memorabilia from the personal collection of Dennis Diken and Jim Babjak.