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  • Smithereens America’s Band T-Shirt

    Just added to the Smithereens store – a brand new t-shirt design. Show your support for “America’s Band” with this sharp gray shirt with Collegiate Style lettering and “Since 1980” logo. Available in M – 3XL sizes. Get yours now!

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  • Smithereens make list of New Jersey’s top 10 Christmas songs

    The Smithereens original song “Waking Up on Christmas Morning” is on the Asbury Park Press’ list of New Jersey’s Top 10 Christmas songs of all time. For more holiday tunes, check out “Christmas With the Smithereens” featuring 3 originals as well as classic favorites. Ring in the holidays with the Smithereens!

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  • Dennis Diken on tour with Ronnie Spector

    The Smithereens’ Dennis Diken joins the legendary Ronnie Spector on tour for her “Best Christmas Party Ever!” with stops at Carnegie Hall and City Winery in New York City. Check out www.ronniespector.com for the full list of tour dates.

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  • Smithereens, Motels and Romantics in Coachella

    The Rock of the ’80s tour comes to Coachella on Sat. Nov. 5 with the Smithereens, the Motels and the Romantics. Rock out with this great triple bill at the Spotlight 29 Casino in the Coachella Valley.

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  • Original line-up of Smithereens reunite for Betty Babjak memorial

    October 29, 2016 marked a very special night for the Smithereens, their fans, family and friends, as all four original members played together again for the first time in over a decade to honor the memory of the late Betty Babjak. Bassist Mike Mesaros joined his former bandmates to play a set that included their first album “Especially for You”.

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  • The love story of Jim and Betty Babjak

    Jim and Betty Babjak were high school sweethearts who shared a Hungarian heritage, fondness for Tom Jones and Wayne Newton,  a 32 year marriage and a deep love for each other. Read about the love story of Jim and his late wife Betty as told by journalist Chris Jordan.

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  • Smithereens play Whisky A Go Go

    The Smithereens head back to Southern California in November, playing the world famous Whiskey A Go Go on Sunset Strip on Fri. November 4th. Don’t miss your chance to see the amazing Smithereens in Hollywood! Get your tickets now!

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  • Smithereens to play New England shows

    The Smithereens will be in New England playing the Ridgefield Playhouse, in Ridgefield, CT on Fri. Sept. 16, Jonathan’s Ogunquit in Ogunquit, Maine on Sat. Sept 17. Don’t miss America’s band – get your tickets NOW!

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  • The Betty Babjak Memorial Concert

    This Saturday – October 29! Founding band member Mike Mesaros will be joining the Smithereens on bass guitar for the Betty Babjak Memorial a benefit concert in honor of Jim Babjak’s late wife Betty. Also on the bill, the long awaited reunion of Jim Babjak’s Buzzed Meg and Snowblind featuring Tommy Babjak on drums.

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  • Smithereens and Blondie at the LA county fair

    Southern Californian fans – listen up! Don’t miss the Smithereens as special guests of Blondie at the Los Angeles County fair in Pomona on Friday September 9th. Showtime is 7:30pm and all ages are welcome.

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