March 18, 2004

Courtney Love roared into New York City and shook up the town. At the Bowery Ballroom she played one of the most exciting punk rock shows I’ve seen in a long time!

Courtney walks off the stage at the Bowery Ballroom as the fans hold her up.

Courtney Love, NYC, - 2004
Courtney walks off the stage at the Bowery Ballroom as the fans hold her up.
Courtney walks off the stage at the Bowery Ballroom as the fans hold her up.

Courtney Love walking over fans at The Bowery Ballroom, NYC. March 18, 2004. © 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

Though she had spent the previous night in jail Courtney popped out on stage looking like a punk Marilyn Monroe.

Though she had spent the previous night in jail Courtney popped out on stage looking like a punk Marilyn Monroe.

Courtney Love on stage at The Bowery Ballroom, NYC. March 18, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

There were several very professional bodyguards who did their best to help Courtney, but sometimes she pushed them away and went on her own.

There were several very professional bodyguards who did their best to help Courtney, but sometimes she pushed them away and went on her own.

Courtney Love stage diving over fans at The Bowery Ballroom, NYC. March 18, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Courtney said she wanted to surf from the stage to the bar and back, and in the final song, she did it!

Courtney said she wanted to surf from the stage to the bar and back, and in the final song, she did it!

Courtney Love crowd surfing over fans at The Bowery Ballroom, NYC. March 18, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Courtney wears her sentiments on her chest.

Courtney wears her sentiments on her chest.

Courtney Love on stage at her show at Bowery Ballroom, NYC. March 18, 2004. © 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

Backstage after the show, Kevin Mazur took some shots of me as Courtney said hello with a kiss.

Courtney Love, NYC, - 2004
Backstage after the show, Kevin Mazur took some shots of me as Courtney said hello with a kiss.
Backstage after the show, Kevin Mazur took some shots of me as Courtney said hello with a kiss.

Bob Gruen and Courtney Love Courtney Love Performs at the Bowery Ballroom - March 18, 2004 - Backstage Bowery Ballroom New York City, New York United States March 18, 2004 Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com To license this image (2413494), contact WireImage: +1 212-686-8900 (tel) +1 212-686-8901 (fax) st@wireimage.com (e-mail) www.wireimage.com (web site)

It was nice to see that Courtney had come so far since we met in the '80's when she spent a few days staying on my couch.

It was nice to see that Courtney had come so far since we met in the ’80’s when she spent a few days staying on my couch.

Bob Gruen and Courtney Love Courtney Love Performs at the Bowery Ballroom - March 18, 2004 - Backstage Bowery Ballroom New York City, New York United States March 18, 2004 Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com To license this image (2413493), contact WireImage: +1 212-686-8900 (tel) +1 212-686-8901 (fax) st@wireimage.com (e-mail) www.wireimage.com (web site)