August 2002

The Strokes and the White Stripes played Aug 15th at New York’s Art Deco Palace Radio City Music Hall. In front of more than 6000 cheering fans they showed why they’re both being talked about as the best of the “New Rock & Roll” bands. Aug 29th, the Strokes played at the Fader Magazine party after the MTV Music Video Awards show, and then they all partied until dawn at the East Village bar Niagara.

Jack White shows off his guitar style.

The White Stripes, NYC, - 2002
Jack White shows off his guitar style.
Jack White shows off his guitar style.

Jack White of The White Stripes on stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Meg White playes her minimal beats.

Meg White playes her minimal beats.

Meg White of The White Stripes on stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Together, Meg and Jack put out a lot of rock for a duo.

Together, Meg and Jack put out a lot of rock for a duo.

Meg White and Jack White of The White Stripes on stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Nick Valensi plays as the Strokes start their set.

The Strokes, NYC, - 2002
Nick Valensi plays as the Strokes start their set.
Nick Valensi plays as the Strokes start their set.

Nick Valensi of The Strokes performing on stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Julian Casablancas sings as Albert Hammond Jr plays.

The Strokes, NYC, - 2002
Julian Casablancas sings as Albert Hammond Jr plays.
Julian Casablancas sings as Albert Hammond Jr plays.

Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes performing on stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Julian had recently hurt his knee in a car accident and performed most of the show sitting down.

Julian had recently hurt his knee in a car accident and performed most of the show sitting down.

Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes performing on stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Nikolai Fraiture plays the bass for the Strokes

Nikolai Fraiture plays the bass for the Strokes

Nikolai Fraiture from the Strokes performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

The crowd was thrilled when Jack White came onstage to join the Strokes for the encore.

The crowd was thrilled when Jack White came onstage to join the Strokes for the encore.

The Strokes performing on stage with Jack White of the White Stripes at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 15, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

At the Fader Mag party after the MTV Music Video Awards show, the Strokes play for the VIP crowd.

At the Fader Mag party after the MTV Music Video Awards show, the Strokes play for the VIP crowd.

The Strokes performing at Milk Studios in New York City on August 29, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Kelly Osbourne, Craig Nicholls of the Vines, and Ryan Adams, at the Fader party.

Kelly Osbourne, Craig Nicholls, & Ryan Adams, NYC, - 2003
Kelly Osbourne, Craig Nicholls of the Vines, and Ryan Adams, at the Fader party.
Kelly Osbourne, Craig Nicholls of the Vines, and Ryan Adams, at the Fader party.

Kelly Osbourne, Craig Nicholls, and Ryan Adams at Milk Studios in New York City on August 29, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Toilet Boys singer Miss Guy and guitarist Sean get to know Kelly Osbourne at the Fader party.

Miss Guy, Kelly Osbourne, & Sean Pierce, NYC, - 2003
Toilet Boys singer Miss Guy and guitarist Sean get to know Kelly Osbourne at the Fader party.
Toilet Boys singer Miss Guy and guitarist Sean get to know Kelly Osbourne at the Fader party.

Miss Guy, Kelly Osbourne, and Sean Pierce at Milk Studios in New York City on August 29, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Julian Casablancas gets close to Jack White as the party continues at the Niagara bar on Ave A.

Julian Casablancas, & Jack White, NYC, - 2003
Julian Casablancas gets close to Jack White as the party continues at the Niagara bar on Ave A.
Julian Casablancas gets close to Jack White as the party continues at the Niagara bar on Ave A.

Julian Casablancas of The Strokes and Jack White of The White Stripes at the after party for the MTV Video Music Awards at Niagara Bar in New York City on August 29, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Meg White and Jack White still looking good even at 5am! at Niagara.

Meg White and Jack White still looking good even at 5am! at Niagara.

Meg White and Jack White of The White Stripes at the Bar Niagra in New York City on August 30, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Niagara owner and rock singer Jesse Malin with Ryan Adams at the MTY aftershow party. Ryan produced Jesse's great new CD.

Niagara owner and rock singer Jesse Malin with Ryan Adams at the MTY aftershow party. Ryan produced Jesse’s great new CD.

Jesse Malin and Ryan Adams at the Bar Niagra in New York City on August 30, 2002. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391