• Betty Babjak

  • 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”.


  • 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.


  • The Betty Babjak Memorial Concert

    On 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.