• Dennis Diken

  • 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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  • Dennis Diken plays on Chris Bolger’s new release

    Dennis Diken appears on the new release by fellow New Jersey musician Chris Bolger. Dennis plays drums and contributes backing vocals to the new album “No Promises”. Give it a listen!

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  • Dennis Diken contributes to Modern Drummer

    Dennis Diken has written an article on Zombies drummer Hugh Grundy for the latest issue of Modern Drummer magazine. Look for the April issue – out now!

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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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  • Dennis Diken in NJ’s Bergen Record

    Dennis Diken is quoted in an article in the Bergen Record on New Jersey Governor, and presidential candidate, Chris Christie’s recent comment about how he prefers Bon Jovi’s music over Bruce Springsteen’s. “At least he’s going for another Jersey group,” said Dennis, who also offered a suggestion for a campaign song in the article.

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  • Dennis Diken interview in Washington Times

    Dennis Diken talks to the Washington Times about the band’s past, future, signature sound, fans, and what keeps them going after 35 years.

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  • Dennis Diken celebrates The Lovin’ Spoonful

    Join Dennis Diken and friends for “A Spoonful of Lovin’” – celebrating the music of The Lovin’ Spoonful! The show takes place at the Treehouse at 2A in New York’s East Village on Sunday May 17 at 9pm. This groovy night of music will make you feel happy like an old time movie!

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  • Dennis Diken to play with Dave Davies

    Smithereens drummer Dennis Diken will be a special guest of Dave Davies of the Kinks on his current tour  to support his new solo album “I Will Be Me”. The tour kicks off in November in Milwaukee WI, with dates around the East Coast and Dennis will be joining Dave for all but one of the shows.

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  • Dennis Diken to play Ronnie Spector Christmas Party

    Dennis Diken will be joining the legendary Ronnie Spector for Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Party Ever! with dates in Minnesota, Connecticut, Maryland and New York. Says Dennis, “‘Be My Baby’ (with Hal Blaine at the kit) was one of the records that sparked my interest in the drums. Playing this song and all of the great music in this Christmas […]

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  • Dennis Diken on Surfin’ USA

    Dennis Diken contributes an article on “Surfin’ USA” to the fall issue of the Beach Boys magazine Endless Summer Quarterly (ESQ). “I’ve been a big fan of ESQ for years,” said Dennis, ” and I’m proud to have contributed an article to the best Beach Boys related periodical out there.”

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