November 2011

It’s been a very busy summer and fall as friends played in New York and my new book Rock Seen was released. Check out all the action below…. 

July 28 - Blondie Chapman plays at the Bobby Keys night at the Highline Ballroom.

July 28 – Blondie Chapman plays at the Bobby Keys night at the Highline Ballroom.

Blondie Chapman on stage at the Highline Ballroom, NYC. July 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

July 28 - Bobby Keys was honored by his many musical friends in a tribute night to him at the Highline Ballroom.

July 28 – Bobby Keys was honored by his many musical friends in a tribute night to him at the Highline Ballroom.

Bobby Keys on stage at the Highline Ballroom, NYC. July 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

August 2 - Big Audio Dynamite played at Jimmy Fallon's Late Nite TV show.

August 2 – Big Audio Dynamite played at Jimmy Fallon’s Late Nite TV show.

(L-R) Greg Roberts, Leo Williams and Mick Jones of Big Audio Dynamite, Jimmy Fallon, Don Letts and Dan Donovan of Big Audio Dynamite backstage at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in NYC. August 2, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 2 - Don Letts got to say hello to Tony Bennett who was also on the Jimmy Fallon show when BAD was there.

Don Letts & Tony Bennett, NYC - 2011
August 2 - Don Letts got to say hello to Tony Bennett who was also on the Jimmy Fallon show when BAD was there.
August 2 – Don Letts got to say hello to Tony Bennett who was also on the Jimmy Fallon show when BAD was there.

Don Letts of Big Audio Dynamite and Tony Bennett backstage at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in NYC. August 2, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 2 - Don Letts and Mick Jones backstage at Jimmy Fallon's Late Night show.

August 2 – Don Letts and Mick Jones backstage at Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night show.

Don Letts and Mick Jones of Big Audio Dynamite backstage at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in NYC. August 2, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 3 - Big Audio Dynamite plays at the Brooklyn Bowl, a really fun club combining rock and roll with bowling and a great kitchen serving good food.

Big Audio Dynamite, Brooklyn - 2011
August 3 - Big Audio Dynamite plays at the Brooklyn Bowl, a really fun club combining rock and roll with bowling and a great kitchen serving good food.
August 3 – Big Audio Dynamite plays at the Brooklyn Bowl, a really fun club combining rock and roll with bowling and a great kitchen serving good food.

Big Audio Dynamite on stage at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY. August 3, 2011. © 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 - D-Generation gets ready to go on a short reunion tour, and they got fantastic reviews for their rockin shows...see Rolling Stone.

August 16 – D-Generation gets ready to go on a short reunion tour, and they got fantastic reviews for their rockin shows…see Rolling Stone.

D-Generation on stage at Bowery Electric, NYC. August 16, 2011. © 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 - Aix-en-Provence, France - Mark Ronson married Josephine De La Baume in a beautiful ceremony in the south of France.

September 3 – Aix-en-Provence, France – Mark Ronson married Josephine De La Baume in a beautiful ceremony in the south of France.

Mark Ronson and Josephine De La Baume getting married in Aix-en-Provence, France. September 3, 2011. © 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 - Kate Moss dances with Mark Ronson at Mark's wedding party.

September 3 – Kate Moss dances with Mark Ronson at Mark’s wedding party.

Kate Moss and Mark Ronson during Mark's wedding in Aix-en-Provence, France. September 3, 2011. © 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 - Mark Ronson chats with his best man, Sean Lennon at Mark's wedding reception.

September 3 – Mark Ronson chats with his best man, Sean Lennon at Mark’s wedding reception.

Sean Lennon and Mark Ronson during Mark's wedding in Aix-en-Provence, France. September 3, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 13 - Blondie had a party and signing for their new CD 'Panic of Girls' at the Marc Jacobs store on Bleeker street in New York, and I came by to see how the store had displayed my photos of the group.

September 13 – Blondie had a party and signing for their new CD ‘Panic of Girls’ at the Marc Jacobs store on Bleeker street in New York, and I came by to see how the store had displayed my photos of the group.

Bob Gruen with Blondie during their CD signing at the Marc Jacobs store, NYC. September 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

September 27 - later in the month the Marc Jabobs store invited me to install a version of my 'Teenage Bedroom' in their Bleeker street store when I had a book signing at the Bookmarc store across the street. By chance Billie Joe Armstrong came by just as I was finishing the installation.

September 27 – later in the month the Marc Jabobs store invited me to install a version of my ‘Teenage Bedroom’ in their Bleeker street store when I had a book signing at the Bookmarc store across the street. By chance Billie Joe Armstrong came by just as I was finishing the installation.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Bob Gruen during the installation of the 'Teenage Bedroom' at the Marc Jacobs store, NYC. September 27, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 20 - Morrison Hotel Gallery had an exhibition of photos of Tony Bennett taken by Josh Cheuse and Tony's grand-daughter Kelsey Benett to celebrate Tony's new CD release.

September 20 – Morrison Hotel Gallery had an exhibition of photos of Tony Bennett taken by Josh Cheuse and Tony’s grand-daughter Kelsey Benett to celebrate Tony’s new CD release.

Josh Cheuse and Caroline Cheuse during the opening of an exhibit on Tony Benett at Morrison Hotel Gallery, NYC. September 20, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 5 - Morrison Hotel Gallery - I had an exhibition of my photos and a book signing, and my old friends Jeff Samuels and famed NY radio DJ John Zacherly came by.

Jeff Samuels, Bob Gruen & John Zacherly, NYC - 2011
October 5 - Morrison Hotel Gallery - I had an exhibition of my photos and a book signing, and my old friends Jeff Samuels and famed NY radio DJ John Zacherly came by.
October 5 – Morrison Hotel Gallery – I had an exhibition of my photos and a book signing, and my old friends Jeff Samuels and famed NY radio DJ John Zacherly came by.

(L-R) Jeff Samuels, Bob Gruen and John Zacherly during a 'Rock Seen' book signing at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, NYC. October 5, 2011. © 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 - Bebe Buell asked ex Cycle Slut from Hell, Raf to read from her upcoming memoir as the opening act at the Hiro Ballroom showcase for Bebe's new CD "Hard Love".

September 12 – Bebe Buell asked ex Cycle Slut from Hell, Raf to read from her upcoming memoir as the opening act at the Hiro Ballroom showcase for Bebe’s new CD “Hard Love”.

Bebe Buell and Raf of The Cycle Sluts From Hell at the Hiro Ballroom, NYC. September 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

October 15 - Toronto - Brian Liss of the Liss Gallery listens as I tell some stories about my photos on display there.

Brian Liss & Bob, Toronto - 2011
October 15 - Toronto - Brian Liss of the Liss Gallery listens as I tell some stories about my photos on display there.
October 15 – Toronto – Brian Liss of the Liss Gallery listens as I tell some stories about my photos on display there.

Brian Liss and Bob Gruen at the Liss Gallery in Toronto, Canada. October 15, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 22 - Tammy Faye Starlite channels Nico in her new show playing at the Duplex in New York, and she does it very well.

Tammy Faye Starlite, NYC - 2011
October 22 - Tammy Faye Starlite channels Nico in her new show playing at the Duplex in New York, and she does it very well.
October 22 – Tammy Faye Starlite channels Nico in her new show playing at the Duplex in New York, and she does it very well.

Tammy Faye Starlite on stage at the Duplex, NYC. October 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

October 23 - My son Kris played a very rockin set with his band at my annual birthday party.

October 23 – My son Kris played a very rockin set with his band at my annual birthday party.

Kris Gruen on stage at the R Bar, NYC. October 23, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 21 - Green Day was in New York for 2 weeks working out new songs and stopped by Little Steven's party for the 500th broadcast of his syndicated radio show.

October 21 – Green Day was in New York for 2 weeks working out new songs and stopped by Little Steven’s party for the 500th broadcast of his syndicated radio show.

(L-R) Tre Cool of Green Day, Little Steven Van Zant of The E Street Band, Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt of Green Day backstage during the 500th broadcast of 'Little Steven's Underground Garage' radio show in NYC. October 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

October 27 - While in New York, Green Day played a secret surprise show at the very small Studio at Webster Hall. They came in Halloween makeup and played 25 new songs in a row!

October 27 – While in New York, Green Day played a secret surprise show at the very small Studio at Webster Hall. They came in Halloween makeup and played 25 new songs in a row!

(L-R) Jason White, Tre Cool, Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt of Green Day backstage at the Studio At Webster Hall, NYC. October 27, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

October 26 - Peter Wolf played a great rock and roll show at the Bowery Ballroom, and Earl McGrath (above) was among the friends who came out to see him perform. Peter talked about meeting Howlin' Wolf and other stories of the good old days.

October 26 – Peter Wolf played a great rock and roll show at the Bowery Ballroom, and Earl McGrath (above) was among the friends who came out to see him perform. Peter talked about meeting Howlin’ Wolf and other stories of the good old days.

Peter Wolf and Earl McGrath at the Bowery Ballroom, NYC. October 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

November 1 - Times Square, NY - Yoko Ono announced the start of the 'Why Hunger' campaign to help feed children around the world...click here for more info.

November 1 – Times Square, NY – Yoko Ono announced the start of the ‘Why Hunger’ campaign to help feed children around the world…click here for more info.

Yoko Ono Lennon, WhyHunger and Hard Rock International launches 'Imagine There's No Hunger', a global campaign to combat childhood hunger and poverty around the world in Times Square, NYC. November 1, 2011.© Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

President Clinton gave the Norman Mailer Literary award for biography to Keith Richards....Keith said the night was 'one for the books!'.

President Clinton gave the Norman Mailer Literary award for biography to Keith Richards….Keith said the night was ‘one for the books!’.

Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones and President Bill Clinton at the Norman Mailer Center awards ceremony held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, NYC. November 8, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Tony Bennett shares a laugh with Keith Richard at the Norman Mailer Foundation awards ceremony.

Tony Bennett shares a laugh with Keith Richard at the Norman Mailer Foundation awards ceremony.

Tony Bennett and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones at the Norman Mailer Center awards ceremony held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, NYC. November 8, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com