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  • Smithereens to play “Especially For You”

    The Smithereens will be performing their debut album “Especially For You” in its entirety at the World Cafe and B.B. King’s shows this weekend. On keyboards once again is Andy Burton, from John Mayer’s band. Journalist Anne Raso sheds some insight on some other things you can expect this weekend.

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  • Smithereens Poway show setlist

    The Smithereens paid a visit to California last weekend for two shows, including a sold-out night at the Poway Center near San Diego. The band mixed in songs from “Tommy”, The Who, a handful of assorted covers as well as classic Smithereens favorites. Here’s the entire setlist.

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  • Smithereens at World Cafe and BB King’s

    Two big shows this weekend! Friday night it’s the World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, and Saturday night, the Smithereens play BB King’s Blues in NYC’s Times Square. Come on out and see the one and only Smithereens for a memorable night of rock & roll!

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  • Smithereens bring strings and horns to Light of Day performance

    The Smithereens headlined Saturday’s Light of Day Bob’s birthday bash show in Asbury Park. Their performance included a strings and horn section highlighting songs such as “Blue Period”, “Too Much Passion”, “Indigo Blues” and “Especially For You.”

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  • Pat DiNizio radio interview on NJ 101.5

    In this interview with New Jersey 101.5, Pat DiNizio talks about the Smithereens 30th anniversary of the release of their first album “Especially for You” and also shares his recipe for Italian tomato gravy.

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  • Interview with Dennis Diken

    Dennis Diken has known he wanted to be a drummer since he was just a young child. In an interview with Examiner, he discusses his early discovery love of music and influences, as well as being part of Dave Davies touring band, including the London show featuring a surprise appearance by Ray Davies.

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  • Smithereens headline “Light of Day” 2016

    The Smithereens mark their first show of 2016 headlining the “Light of Day” festival on Sat. Jan 12th at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park NJ. They’ll be playing their first album “Especially For You” in its entirety to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release. The show is sold out!

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  • Help Jim and Betty Babjak Cancer Fund

    Smithereens fans, please help support guitarist Jim Babjak and his wife Betty. Betty is fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer and a GoFundMe page has been set up to help with ongoing treatment and care. Please read the letter from Jim and Betty and spread the word.

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  • Year-end update from Pat DiNizio

    News and updates from America’s band, The Smithereens! First off, on behalf of the band and myself, I want to wish you and yours the very best for the holiday season and new year. Thanks for always being so good to us, it means the world to us, it really does.

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  • Smithereens listed in New Jersey’s Top 10 Christmas songs

    The Smithereens’ “Waking Up on Christmas Morning” is listed in “New Jersey’s Top 10 Christmas Songs Of All Time” by the Asbury Park Press. The song is on the 2007 release “Christmas With The Smithereens” – an entire collection of great rockin’ tunes for the holiday season.

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