April – September 2014

A lot has been going on with screenings, exhibition openings and live shows. See all the action with Blondie, Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, GOASTT, Strypes, and many others, below…

April 13 -Maui, Hawaii - After a long, busy winter I was invited to do a Q&A when my film 'Rock & Roll Exposed' was screened at the Hawaii National Film Festival. The film is now on Showtime In Demand (US) available at any time.

April 13 -Maui, Hawaii – After a long, busy winter I was invited to do a Q&A when my film ‘Rock & Roll Exposed’ was screened at the Hawaii National Film Festival. The film is now on Showtime In Demand (US) available at any time.

The sunset over Maui, HI. April 13, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 17 - NYC - 'Super Duper Alice Cooper' film premiere at the Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas. Alice and the film's producers asked John Varvatos to join them in a picture an the opening.

April 17 – NYC – ‘Super Duper Alice Cooper’ film premiere at the Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas. Alice and the film’s producers asked John Varvatos to join them in a picture an the opening.

(L-R) Neal Smith of the Alice Cooper Band, John Varvatos, Sam Dunn, Dennis Dunaway and Alice Cooper of the Alice Cooper Band, Reginald Harkema, Scot McFadyen and Bob Gruen during the 'Super Duper Alice Cooper' film premiere at Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas, NYC. April 17, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 22 - NYC - Tony Bennett joined Lisa Robinson during her "There Goes Gravity" book release party at the Monkey Bar.

April 22 – NYC – Tony Bennett joined Lisa Robinson during her “There Goes Gravity” book release party at the Monkey Bar.

Tony Bennett and Lisa Robinson during the 'There Goes Gravity' book release party at the Monkey Bar, NYC. April 22, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 22 - NYC - Jann Wenner and Ralph Steadman during the opening of Steadman's 'For No Good Reason' exhibit at Red Bull Studios in Chelsea.

April 22 – NYC – Jann Wenner and Ralph Steadman during the opening of Steadman’s ‘For No Good Reason’ exhibit at Red Bull Studios in Chelsea.

Jann Wenner and Ralph Steadman during the opening of the 'For No Good Reason' exhibit at the Red Bull Studios, NYC. April 22, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 7 -Jersey City - I signed a set of new silkscreens produced by Gary Lichtenstein at Mana Contemporary in New Jersey.

Bob Gruen & Gary Lichtenstein, Jersey City - 2014
May 7 -Jersey City - I signed a set of new silkscreens produced by Gary Lichtenstein at Mana Contemporary in New Jersey.
May 7 -Jersey City – I signed a set of new silkscreens produced by Gary Lichtenstein at Mana Contemporary in New Jersey.

Bob Gruen and Gary Lichtenstein looking over some silkscreens at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ. May 7, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 19 - NYC - Johnny Ramone's widow Linda Ramone & Joey Ramone's brother Mickey Leigh at the Joey Ramone Birthday Bash at Bowery Electric.

May 19 – NYC – Johnny Ramone’s widow Linda Ramone & Joey Ramone’s brother Mickey Leigh at the Joey Ramone Birthday Bash at Bowery Electric.

Linda Ramone and Mickey Leigh during the Joey Ramone Birthday Bash at the Bowery Electric, NYC. May 19, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 29 - NYC - I talked with Shep Gordon and D.A. Pennebaker during the afterparty for Shep's film 'Supermensch'.

May 29 – NYC – I talked with Shep Gordon and D.A. Pennebaker during the afterparty for Shep’s film ‘Supermensch’.

(L-R) Shep Gordon, D.A. Pennebaker and Bob Gruen during the 'Supermensch' film premiere after party at the Wayfarer, NYC. May 29, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 3 - NYC - Alejandro Escovedo came to see my wife Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen at her exhibition at the Ivy Brown Gallery.

Alejandro Escovedo & Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen, NYC - 2014
June 3 - NYC - Alejandro Escovedo came to see my wife Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen at her exhibition at the Ivy Brown Gallery.
June 3 – NYC – Alejandro Escovedo came to see my wife Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen at her exhibition at the Ivy Brown Gallery.

Alejandro Escovedo and Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen at the Ivy Brown Gallery, NYC. June 3, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 10 - NYC - Kills members Jamie Hince and Allison Mosshart at Jamie's photo exhibit opening at Morrison Hotel Gallery.

June 10 – NYC – Kills members Jamie Hince and Allison Mosshart at Jamie’s photo exhibit opening at Morrison Hotel Gallery.

Jamie Hince and Allison Mosshart of the Kills during Jamie's exhibit at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, NYC. June 10, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 17 - NYC - Yoko Ono, working with Pere Ubu warmed up for her big Glastonbury appearance with an intimate show at Union Pool in Brooklyn.

June 17 – NYC – Yoko Ono, working with Pere Ubu warmed up for her big Glastonbury appearance with an intimate show at Union Pool in Brooklyn.

Yoko Ono with Pere Ubu on stage at Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY. June 17, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 7 - Corrientes - Children learned about John & Yoko at my 'John Lennon: The New York Years' exhibit at El Instituto de Cultura de la Provincia de Corrientes in Argentina.

July 7 – Corrientes – Children learned about John & Yoko at my ‘John Lennon: The New York Years’ exhibit at El Instituto de Cultura de la Provincia de Corrientes in Argentina.

A group of children visiting the 'John Lennon: The New York Years' exhibit at the El Instituto de Cultura de la Provincia de Corrientes in Corrientes, Argentina. July 7, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 16 - London - I met with Stephen Colegrave, producer of the LDNY festival, and Smutty Smith of the Rockats to plan for an exhibition of my photos they are organizing to open in Shoreditch, London in October.

July 16 – London – I met with Stephen Colegrave, producer of the LDNY festival, and Smutty Smith of the Rockats to plan for an exhibition of my photos they are organizing to open in Shoreditch, London in October.

(L-R) Stephen Colegrave, Bob Gruen and Smutty Smith of the Rockats in London, England. July 16, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 19 - Skarham - My studio assistant Hanna Toresson married my good friend, blues musician Hook Herrera at Hanna's family home in Skarham, Sweden. I introduced them several years ago so Hook asked me to be his best man.

July 19 – Skarham – My studio assistant Hanna Toresson married my good friend, blues musician Hook Herrera at Hanna’s family home in Skarham, Sweden. I introduced them several years ago so Hook asked me to be his best man.

(L-R) Bob Gruen with Hanna Toresson and Hook Herrera at their wedding in Skarham, Sweden. July 19, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 30 - NYC - GOASTT with Charlotte Kemp-Muhl and Sean Lennon, played at McCarren Pool in Brooklyn, NY.

GOASTT, Brooklyn - 2014
July 30 - NYC - GOASTT with Charlotte Kemp-Muhl and Sean Lennon, played at McCarren Pool in Brooklyn, NY.
July 30 – NYC – GOASTT with Charlotte Kemp-Muhl and Sean Lennon, played at McCarren Pool in Brooklyn, NY.

GOASTT on stage at McCarren Pool in Brooklyn, NY. July 30, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 7- NYC - Photographer Danny Clinch joined Jesse Malin opening for Gaslight Anthem at the John Varvatos Store on the Bowery.

Danny Clinch & Jesse Malin, NYC - 2014
August 7- NYC - Photographer Danny Clinch joined Jesse Malin opening for Gaslight Anthem at the John Varvatos Store on the Bowery.
August 7- NYC – Photographer Danny Clinch joined Jesse Malin opening for Gaslight Anthem at the John Varvatos Store on the Bowery.

Danny Clinch and Jesse Malin on stage at the John Varvatos Store, NYC. August 7, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 7- NYC - Gaslight Anthem were really good at the John Varvatos Store on the Bowery. John has done a great job of keeping the feeling of CBGB alive in his store there with live shows every month.

Gaslight Anthem, NYC - 2014
August 7- NYC - Gaslight Anthem were really good at the John Varvatos Store on the Bowery. John has done a great job of keeping the feeling of CBGB alive in his store there with live shows every month.
August 7- NYC – Gaslight Anthem were really good at the John Varvatos Store on the Bowery. John has done a great job of keeping the feeling of CBGB alive in his store there with live shows every month.

Gaslight Anthem on stage at the John Varvatos Store, NYC. August 7, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 30 - NYC - BP Fallon appears as master DJ at the Electric Ballroom.

July 30 – NYC – BP Fallon appears as master DJ at the Electric Ballroom.

BP Fallon DJing at the Electric Ballroom, NYC. JUly 30, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 12 - NYC - Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols stopped by to visit me at my Westbeth Studio.

Bob Gruen & Steve Jones, NYC - 2014
August 12 - NYC - Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols stopped by to visit me at my Westbeth Studio.
August 12 – NYC – Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols stopped by to visit me at my Westbeth Studio.

Bob Gruen and Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols at Westbeth Studios, NYC. August 12, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 23 - NYC - I had another chance to photograph the fantastic young band the Strypes outside the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

August 23 – NYC – I had another chance to photograph the fantastic young band the Strypes outside the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

(L-R) Ross Farrelly, Pete O'Hanlon, Evan Walsh and Josh McClorey of The Strypes outside of the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. August 23, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 23 - NYC - Backstage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg I took this shot of the Strypes on the stairs to the dressing room.

August 23 – NYC – Backstage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg I took this shot of the Strypes on the stairs to the dressing room.

(L-R) Pete O'Hanlon, Josh McClorey, Ross Farrelly and Evan Walsh of The Strypes backstage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. August 23, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 12 - NYC - Vieux Farka Toure brought his lively African sound to the Highline Ballroom.

Viuex Farka Toure, NYC - 2014
August 12 - NYC - Vieux Farka Toure brought his lively African sound to the Highline Ballroom.
August 12 – NYC – Vieux Farka Toure brought his lively African sound to the Highline Ballroom.

Viuex Farka Toure on stage at the Highline Ballroom, NYC. August 12, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 29 - Roxbury, NY- Gallery owner Phil Lenihan with me at the opening of my 'Rock Seen' exhibit at the Orphic Gallery.

August 29 – Roxbury, NY- Gallery owner Phil Lenihan with me at the opening of my ‘Rock Seen’ exhibit at the Orphic Gallery.

Phil Lenihan and Bob Gruen during the opening of the 'Rock Seen' exhibit at the Orphic Gallery in Roxbury, NY. August 29, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 3 - Newark, NJ- Steven Tyler had a party-like atmosphere in his dressing room with loud music, models and makeup people before Aerosmith's show at the Prudential Center.

September 3 – Newark, NJ- Steven Tyler had a party-like atmosphere in his dressing room with loud music, models and makeup people before Aerosmith’s show at the Prudential Center.

Steven Tyler of Aerosmith backstage in his dressing room at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. September 3, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 3 - Newark, NJ - Aerosmith on stage at the Prudential Center rocking and rolling with incredible energy!

Aerosmith, Newark - 2014
September 3 - Newark, NJ - Aerosmith on stage at the Prudential Center rocking and rolling with incredible energy!
September 3 – Newark, NJ – Aerosmith on stage at the Prudential Center rocking and rolling with incredible energy!

Aerosmith on stage at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. September 3, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 9 - NYC - I met with Legs McNeil and Mick Rock at the Ace Hotel to plan for our talk on Sept 30, which was a huge success!

Bob Gruen, Legs McNeil & Mick Rock, NYC - 2014
September 9 - NYC - I met with Legs McNeil and Mick Rock at the Ace Hotel to plan for our talk on Sept 30, which was a huge success!
September 9 – NYC – I met with Legs McNeil and Mick Rock at the Ace Hotel to plan for our talk on Sept 30, which was a huge success!

(L-R) Bob Gruen, Legs McNeil and Mick Rock at the Ace Hotel, NYC. Septemnber 9, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 22 - NYC - Jeffrey Deitch, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein and me during the opening of the Blondie 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Chelsea Hotel Gallery. The show, curated by Jeffrey, includes photos by Chris and myself, David Godlis, Roberta Bayley, Bobby Grossman, Mick Rock, Annie Liebowitz and Robert Mapplethorpe.

Jeffrey Deitch, Debbie Harry, Chris Stein & Bob Gruen, NYC - 2014
September 22 - NYC - Jeffrey Deitch, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein and me during the opening of the Blondie 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Chelsea Hotel Gallery. The show, curated by Jeffrey, includes photos by Chris and myself, David Godlis, Roberta Bayley, Bobby Grossman, Mick Rock, Annie Liebowitz and Robert Mapplethorpe.
September 22 – NYC – Jeffrey Deitch, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein and me during the opening of the Blondie 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Chelsea Hotel Gallery. The show, curated by Jeffrey, includes photos by Chris and myself, David Godlis, Roberta Bayley, Bobby Grossman, Mick Rock, Annie Liebowitz and Robert Mapplethorpe.

(L-R) Jeffrey Deitch, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie and Bob Gruen during the Blondie 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Chelsea Hotel Gallery, NYC. September 22, 2014. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com