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  • Celebrate the 4th with America’s band

    Kick off your 4th of July holiday weekend with a date with the Smithereens! The ‘Reens play two shows that weekend – Saturday July 2 at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett NY and Sunday July 3 at the Sellersville Theater in PA! Get your tickets now!

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  • Smithereens celebrate Macca’s birthday on Saturday

    It’s Paul McCartney’s birthday on Saturday and to celebrate the event, the Smithereens, with Andy Burton on keyboards, will be playing some of Sir Paul’s greatest songs along with Smithereens favorites. It’s all happening at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange NJ.  Don’t miss out on another great Smithereens show!

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  • Smithereens special guest of Blondie

    This Friday June 10th – it’s Blondie with special guest The Smithereens at the Genesee Theater in Waukegan, IL. A killer bill – not to be missed!

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  • Pat DiNizio at the Crossroads in June

    The Smithereens’ Pat DiNizio returns to Crossroads every Wednesday night in the month of June. Pat and the Scotch Plainsmen will be playing a series of tribute shows each week, ranging from the music of Buddy Holly to Led Zeppelin. Come on out to Crossroads in Garwood NJ for these special shows!

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  • The Smithereens to play Daryl’s House

    The Smithereens have added another cool show – a date at Daryl’s House live music club in Pawling NY on May 26th. Reserved table seating and general admission tickets are on sale now. Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with the amazing Smithereens at this great venue!

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  • Especially For You 30th anniversary edition on iTunes

    The Smithereens “Especially for You: 30th Anniversary” collection is now available for download in the iTunes store. The 47 track set features rare demos, acoustic and live versions of songs from the Smithereens debut album released 30 years ago. Get it now on iTunes!

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  • Smithereens to play California shows

    The Smithereens are back in California this weekend, playing the Grass Valley Center for the Arts on Friday, then headed down to Southern California to the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano. The Pasadena concert at the Rose has been cancelled but will be rescheduled. California fans, don’t miss your chance to see America’s band, the amazing Smithereens live!

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  • Pat meets Karolyn Grimes

    While pursuing the Chiller Theatre Expo in NJ over the weekend, Pat DiNizio met Karolyn Grimes, the former child actress who played the part of Zuzu in the classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life”. Pat shares his story, photo and autograph from Karolyn from their meeting.

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  • Review of Fall River show

    The Smithereens brought their 30th anniversary tour of “Especially For You” to Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River and Infinity Hall in Connecticut over the weekend. And, says the Patriot Ledger, “they had a capacity crowd of 280 fans yelping and roaring in delight for two hours and ten minutes.” Read the full review.

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  • Pat DiNizio named one of the greatest New Jersey singers ever

    The Asbury Park Press has named “The 12 greatest New Jersey singers ever” and Smithereens lead singer Pat DiNizio has made the list, along with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Whitney Houston, Tony Bennett and Frank Valli.

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