August – October 2013

I’ve been in New York for the last few months catching up with many friends at great shows and events… from Shepard Fairey’s art to Courtney Love at a party; The Clash promoting their new reissue package, Joan Jett, Blondie and others… See below.

August 6 - Shepard Fairey showed some new works at the Wooster Projects anniversary exhibit in Chelsea.

August 6 – Shepard Fairey showed some new works at the Wooster Projects anniversary exhibit in Chelsea.

Shepard Fairey in front of his exhibit at Wooster Projects, NYC. August 6, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 16 - Prima Donna rocked out like true punks at Irving Plaza.

August 16 – Prima Donna rocked out like true punks at Irving Plaza.

Prima Donna on stage at Irving Plaza, NYC. August 16, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 28 - David Johansen was as funny and heartfelt as ever as Buster Poindexter at Highline Ballroom.

August 28 – David Johansen was as funny and heartfelt as ever as Buster Poindexter at Highline Ballroom.

David Johansen as Buster Poindexter on stage at the Highline Ballroom, NYC. August 28, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 4 - In between bigger dates Glenn Tilbrook gave fans a small intimate show at Bowery Electric.

September 4 – In between bigger dates Glenn Tilbrook gave fans a small intimate show at Bowery Electric.

Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze on stage at Bowery Electric, NYC. September 4, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 10 - Butch Walker had the audience singing along with his hits at Highline Ballroom.

Butch Walker, NYC - 2013
September 10 - Butch Walker had the audience singing along with his hits at Highline Ballroom.
September 10 – Butch Walker had the audience singing along with his hits at Highline Ballroom.

Butch Walker on stage at Highline Ballroom, NYC. September 10, 2013. © 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 - Courtney Love's show was at a private party during fashion week at the Electric Room.

September 9 – Courtney Love’s show was at a private party during fashion week at the Electric Room.

Courtney Love on stage at the Electric Room, NYC. September 9, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 19 - Dr. Revolt finished his new mural tribute to Joe Strummer outside the Niagara bar on Ave A & 7th Street in time for Mick Jones to see after the Clash press conference.

September 19 – Dr. Revolt finished his new mural tribute to Joe Strummer outside the Niagara bar on Ave A & 7th Street in time for Mick Jones to see after the Clash press conference.

Dr. Revolt in front of his Joe Strummer mural at Niagara bar, NYC. September 19, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 19 - Mick Jones and Paul Simonon came to New York to promote the new Clash Box set 'Sound System' at a press conference.

September 19 – Mick Jones and Paul Simonon came to New York to promote the new Clash Box set ‘Sound System’ at a press conference.

Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of The Clash after their press conference for the release of their 'Sound System' box set in NYC. September 19, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 12 - At the City Winery with: (from left) Dennis Elsas, Joe Raiola, Bettye LaVette and Jack Douglas, for an evening of memories of John Lennon, raising funds to benefit the John Lennon Memorial concert series, now in it's 33rd year.

September 12 – At the City Winery with: (from left) Dennis Elsas, Joe Raiola, Bettye LaVette and Jack Douglas, for an evening of memories of John Lennon, raising funds to benefit the John Lennon Memorial concert series, now in it’s 33rd year.

(L-R) Dennis Elsas, Joe Raiola, Bettye LaVette, Jack Douglas and Bob Gruen during the Memories of John Lennon event at City Winery, NYC. September 12, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 15 - Yoko Ono showed that at 80 she still rocks like the kids, with her son Sean Lennon leading her band at Bowery Ballroom.

September 15 – Yoko Ono showed that at 80 she still rocks like the kids, with her son Sean Lennon leading her band at Bowery Ballroom.

Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono on stage at Bowery Ballroom, NYC. September 15, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 16 - Elvis Costello & The Roots debuted songs from their new album at Brooklyn Bowl, a very funky night for Elvis fans.

September 16 – Elvis Costello & The Roots debuted songs from their new album at Brooklyn Bowl, a very funky night for Elvis fans.

Elvis Costello and The Roots on stage at Brooklyn Bowl, NYC. September 16, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 23 - Jack Johnson's set at the uptown United Theater was a very cool mellow evening.

September 23 – Jack Johnson’s set at the uptown United Theater was a very cool mellow evening.

Jack Johnson on stage at United Theater, NYC. September 23, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 2 - Joan Jett played a rockin' set with new songs celebrating the release of her new album at Santos Party House.

October 2 – Joan Jett played a rockin’ set with new songs celebrating the release of her new album at Santos Party House.

Joan Jett on stage at Santos Party House, NYC. October 2, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 3 - John Varvatos interviewed Mick Rock & Lou Reed about their new limited edition book collaboration at the Bowery Varvatos store.

October 3 – John Varvatos interviewed Mick Rock & Lou Reed about their new limited edition book collaboration at the Bowery Varvatos store.

Mick Rock and Lou Reed at a signing at the Varvatos Store, NYC. October 3, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 4 - Blondie's show at Roseland was a great success with a surprise appearance of their friend Miss Guy, joining Debbie to sing 'Rave', a song from the new Blondie album.

October 4 – Blondie’s show at Roseland was a great success with a surprise appearance of their friend Miss Guy, joining Debbie to sing ‘Rave’, a song from the new Blondie album.

Debbie Harry and Miss Guy on stage at Roseland, NYC. October 4, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 4 - Blondie finished their show with a rousing encore surrounded by the huge brass band 'What Cheer Brigade' from Providence, RI.

October 4 – Blondie finished their show with a rousing encore surrounded by the huge brass band ‘What Cheer Brigade’ from Providence, RI.

Debbie Harry with brass band on stage at Roseland, NYC. October 4, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 4 - Exene opened the Blondie show at Roseland with her band 'X' and then later said hi to Debbie Harry backstage.

October 4 – Exene opened the Blondie show at Roseland with her band ‘X’ and then later said hi to Debbie Harry backstage.

Debbie Harry and Exene backstage at Roseland, NYC. October 4, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 4 - Roseland - Joan Jett saw Blondie at Roseland and came backstage to catch up with Debbie Harry.

Joan Jett & Debbie Harry, NYC - 2013
October 4 - Roseland - Joan Jett saw Blondie at Roseland and came backstage to catch up with Debbie Harry.
October 4 – Roseland – Joan Jett saw Blondie at Roseland and came backstage to catch up with Debbie Harry.

Debbie Harry and Joan Jett backstage at Roseland, NYC. October 4, 2013. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com