June 2011

This Spring has been fun with many different shows…see it all below!

March 29 - Patti Smith opened a show to raise funds for Japan's earthquake relief at Le poisson rouge on Bleecker Street.

March 29 – Patti Smith opened a show to raise funds for Japan’s earthquake relief at Le poisson rouge on Bleecker Street.

Patti Smith on stage during the Japan Benefit at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC. March 29, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Lou Reed and Antony Hegarty joined Yoko Ono (with Sean and Charlotte Kemp Muhl) at the Japan benefit at Le Poisson Rouge.

Antony Hegarty, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Lou Reed & Charlotte Kemp Muhl, NYC - 2011
Lou Reed and Antony Hegarty joined Yoko Ono (with Sean and Charlotte Kemp Muhl) at the Japan benefit at Le Poisson Rouge.
Lou Reed and Antony Hegarty joined Yoko Ono (with Sean and Charlotte Kemp Muhl) at the Japan benefit at Le Poisson Rouge.

(L-R) Antony Hegarty, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Lou Reed and Charlotte Kemp Muhl during the Japan Benefit on stage at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC. March 29, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

March 22 - The Hours, featuring Antony Genn and Martin Slatter, formerly of Joe Strummer's band the Mescaleros played at Mercury Lounge.

March 22 – The Hours, featuring Antony Genn and Martin Slatter, formerly of Joe Strummer’s band the Mescaleros played at Mercury Lounge.

The Hours on stage at Mercury Lounge, NYC. March 22, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

March 31 - Ron Delsener came to see comedian Mike Birbiglia's debut performance of "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend' at Greenwich House.

March 31 – Ron Delsener came to see comedian Mike Birbiglia’s debut performance of “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’ at Greenwich House.

Mike Birbiglia and Ron Delsener after opening night of 'My Girlfriend's Boyfriend' at Greenwich House, NYC. March 31, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 10 - DJ Mike Schnapp celebrated his birthday playing great mucic at the Circa Tabac bar on Watts Street, a place where smoking is still allowed.

April 10 – DJ Mike Schnapp celebrated his birthday playing great mucic at the Circa Tabac bar on Watts Street, a place where smoking is still allowed.

Mike Schnapp DJing on his birthday at Circa Tabac bar, NYC. April 10, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 21 - The incredible Joey Arias played a solo show at Town Hall, with a band and backup singers.

Joey Arias, NYC - 2011
April 21 - The incredible Joey Arias played a solo show at Town Hall, with a band and backup singers.
April 21 – The incredible Joey Arias played a solo show at Town Hall, with a band and backup singers.

Joey Arias on stage at Town Hall, NYC. April 21, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 19 - Big Audio Dynamite reunion show at Roseland was a smashing success!

Big Audio Dynamite, NYC - 2011
April 19 - Big Audio Dynamite reunion show at Roseland was a smashing success!
April 19 – Big Audio Dynamite reunion show at Roseland was a smashing success!

Big Audio Dynamite during their reunion show on stage at Roseland Ballroom, NYC. April 19, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Matt Dillon came backstage to say hi to Don Letts and the band.

Matt Dillion & Don Letts, NYC - 2011
Matt Dillon came backstage to say hi to Don Letts and the band.
Matt Dillon came backstage to say hi to Don Letts and the band.

Matt Dillion and Don Letts backstage after the Big Audio Dynamite reunion show at Roseland Ballroom, NYC. April 19, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 24 - Green Day played at the final show of American Idiot on Broadway.

April 24 – Green Day played at the final show of American Idiot on Broadway.

Green Day on stage during the final show of 'American Idiot' on Broadway in NYC. April 24, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

At the American Idiot afterparty, there was a photographer who got a shot of Elizabeth and me with Billie Joe.

At the American Idiot afterparty, there was a photographer who got a shot of Elizabeth and me with Billie Joe.

(L-R) Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Bob Gruen at the 'American Idiot' after party in NYC. April 24, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

April 29 - Alejandro Escovedo & Jesse Malin shared the bill at a show in Port Washington as part of a short tour they did together.

April 29 – Alejandro Escovedo & Jesse Malin shared the bill at a show in Port Washington as part of a short tour they did together.

Alejandro Escovedo and Jesse Malin backstage in Port Washington, NY. April 29, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 10 - The 5 Blind Boys of Alabama were joined by The Oak Ridge Boys at City Winery.

The Blind Boys Of Alabama & The Oak Ridge Boys, NYC - 2011
May 10 - The 5 Blind Boys of Alabama were joined by The Oak Ridge Boys at City Winery.
May 10 – The 5 Blind Boys of Alabama were joined by The Oak Ridge Boys at City Winery.

The Blind Boys of Alabama and The Oak Ridge Boys on stage at City Winery, NYC. May 10, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 12 - Interview Magazine editor Glenn O'Brien shows off his new book, 'How To Be A Man' at the Marc Jacobs Bookmarc store on Bleecker Street.

May 12 – Interview Magazine editor Glenn O’Brien shows off his new book, ‘How To Be A Man’ at the Marc Jacobs Bookmarc store on Bleecker Street.

Glenn O'Brien during the party for the release of his book 'How To Be A Man' at Bookmarc, NYC. May 12, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 20 - I got in a photo with the Sic Fu*ks at the annual Joey Ramone Birthday benefit for Leukemia.

Snooky Bellomo, Bob Gruen & Tish Bellomo, NYC - 2011
May 20 - I got in a photo with the Sic Fu*ks at the annual Joey Ramone Birthday benefit for Leukemia.
May 20 – I got in a photo with the Sic Fu*ks at the annual Joey Ramone Birthday benefit for Leukemia.

(L-R) Snooky Bellomo of Sic Fucks, Bob Gruen and Tish Bellomo of Sic Fucks backstage during the Joey Ramone birthday bash at Irving Plaza, NYC. May 19, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 26 - I was in San Francisco to talk at the Gravity Free Conference and had a breakfast and dinner with Tré Cool and his lovley fiancée Dena.

Dena & Tre Cool, San Francisco- 2011
May 26 - I was in San Francisco to talk at the Gravity Free Conference and had a breakfast and dinner with Tré Cool and his lovley fiancée Dena.
May 26 – I was in San Francisco to talk at the Gravity Free Conference and had a breakfast and dinner with Tré Cool and his lovley fiancée Dena.

Dena and Tre Cool of Green Day in San Francisco, CA. May 26, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 28 - While I was in San Francisco I went to see Emily's Army recording a video to promote their great new debut CD 'Don't Be A Dick'.

May 28 – While I was in San Francisco I went to see Emily’s Army recording a video to promote their great new debut CD ‘Don’t Be A Dick’.

(L-R) Max Becker, Travis Neumann, Joey Armstrong and Cole Becker of Emily's Army in San Francisco, CA. May 28, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 4 - Hook Herrera backstage with Warren Haynes after the Gov't Mule set (with Hook guesting on harmonica) at the Mountain Jam festival at Hunter Mountain.

June 4 – Hook Herrera backstage with Warren Haynes after the Gov’t Mule set (with Hook guesting on harmonica) at the Mountain Jam festival at Hunter Mountain.

Hook Herrera with Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule during Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain, NY. June 4, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 9 - The Sex Slaves, Eric and Dell, were back in New York at the Gramercy Theater before heading off to Los Angeles to record a new CD.

Sex Slaves, NYC - 2011
June 9 - The Sex Slaves, Eric and Dell, were back in New York at the Gramercy Theater before heading off to Los Angeles to record a new CD.
June 9 – The Sex Slaves, Eric and Dell, were back in New York at the Gramercy Theater before heading off to Los Angeles to record a new CD.

The Sex Slaves on stage at Gramercy Theater, NYC. June 9, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 13 - Brian Wilson played for three days at the Highline Ballroom and was truly amazing.

Brian Wilson, NYC - 2011
June 13 - Brian Wilson played for three days at the Highline Ballroom and was truly amazing.
June 13 – Brian Wilson played for three days at the Highline Ballroom and was truly amazing.

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys on stage at Highline Ballroom, NYC. June 13, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 18 - My son Kris Gruen showed off his songs with a band at Bowery Electric.

Kris Gruen, NYC - 2011
June 18 - My son Kris Gruen showed off his songs with a band at Bowery Electric.
June 18 – My son Kris Gruen showed off his songs with a band at Bowery Electric.

Kris Gruen on stage at Bowery Electric, NYC. June 18, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 24 - Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl with their band, Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger were rocking a very modern sound at South Side Seaport.

June 24 – Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl with their band, Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger were rocking a very modern sound at South Side Seaport.

Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl of Ghost of A Saber Tooth Tiger on stage at South Street Seaport, NYC. June 24, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 29 - Fab Five Freddy showed new paintings at the 151 Gallery on the Bowery and Shepard Fairey came by to see them.

June 29 – Fab Five Freddy showed new paintings at the 151 Gallery on the Bowery and Shepard Fairey came by to see them.

Fab Five Freddy and Shepard Fairey at 151 Gallery, NYC. June 29, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com