November – February 2012

It was a very busy Fall and Winter as my new book “Rock Seen” was released. Promoting the book, I traveled to London, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, even the Sundance Film Festival…and still had time to see friends play in New York! Check out all the action below…

Nov. 17 - London - Huey Morgan of the Fun Lovin' Criminals interviewed me about my book at BBC Radio.

Nov. 17 – London – Huey Morgan of the Fun Lovin’ Criminals interviewed me about my book at BBC Radio.

Bob Gruen and Huey Morgan of the Fun Lovin' Criminals in London, England. November 17, 2011© Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Nov. 19 - London - I got to catch up with my old friend, bassist Tony Garnier, after he played in the Bob Dylan show at HMV Hammersmith Apollo.

Tony Garnier & Bob Gruen, London - 2011
Nov. 19 - London - I got to catch up with my old friend, bassist Tony Garnier, after he played in the Bob Dylan show at HMV Hammersmith Apollo.
Nov. 19 – London – I got to catch up with my old friend, bassist Tony Garnier, after he played in the Bob Dylan show at HMV Hammersmith Apollo.

Tony Garnier and Bob Gruen at HMV Hammersmith Apollo in NYC. November 19, 2012. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Nov. 28 - Los Angeles - After the screening of the Don Letts documentary 'Rock 'N' Roll Exposed - the Photography of Bob Gruen' at the EchoPlex, I had a Q & A with film promoter Doug Kluthe.

Nov. 28 – Los Angeles – After the screening of the Don Letts documentary ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Exposed – the Photography of Bob Gruen’ at the EchoPlex, I had a Q & A with film promoter Doug Kluthe.

Doug Kluthe and Bob Gruen at the EchoPlex in Los Angeles ,California. November 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

I visited Linda Ramone and JD King at home in Los Angeles.

I visited Linda Ramone and JD King at home in Los Angeles.

Linda Ramone and JD King in Los Angeles, California. November 30, 2011. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

And I stopped by to visit with my old friend BP Fallon in Los Angeles and sat out a furious windstorm in the safe comfort of his Laurel Canyon cabin.

And I stopped by to visit with my old friend BP Fallon in Los Angeles and sat out a furious windstorm in the safe comfort of his Laurel Canyon cabin.

BP Fallon in Laurel Canyon Los Angeles, California. November 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

In the calm before the crowded opening of my exhibition at the Fahey/Klein Gallery, David Fahey and I check out the display.

David Fahey & Bob Gruen, Toronto - 2011
In the calm before the crowded opening of my exhibition at the Fahey/Klein Gallery, David Fahey and I check out the display.
In the calm before the crowded opening of my exhibition at the Fahey/Klein Gallery, David Fahey and I check out the display.

David Fahey and Bob Gruen at the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles, California. November 30, 2011. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec. 1 - Los Angeles - After the opening of my exhibition I went to see Iggy Pop at the Hollywood Palladium.

Iggy Pop, Los Angeles - 2011
Dec. 1 - Los Angeles - After the opening of my exhibition I went to see Iggy Pop at the Hollywood Palladium.
Dec. 1 – Los Angeles – After the opening of my exhibition I went to see Iggy Pop at the Hollywood Palladium.

Iggy Pop at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, California. December 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

My friends, Road manager Andrew Burns and his wife Yuki, at the Iggy Pop show.

My friends, Road manager Andrew Burns and his wife Yuki, at the Iggy Pop show.

Andrew Burns and Yuki at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, California. December 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

Dec. 2 - New York - Richard Lewis performing on stage at Caroline's. We've been friends for years but this is the first time I shot his show.

Dec. 2 – Back in New York for one night, I finally got to take photos for Richard Lewis, seen here backstage at Caroline’s Club.

Richard Lewis backstage at Caroline's Club in New York City. December 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

Dec. 2 - New York - Richard Lewis performing on stage at Caroline's. We've been friends for years but this is the first time I shot his show.

Dec. 2 – New York – Richard Lewis performing on stage at Caroline’s. We’ve been friends for years but this is the first time I shot his show.

Richard Lewis backstage at Caroline's Club in New York City. December 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

Dec 3. - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Off to Buenos Aires, to attend the opening of my exhibition at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery.

Bob Gruen, Buenos Aires - 2011
Dec 3. - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Off to Buenos Aires, to attend the opening of my exhibition at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery.
Dec 3. – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Off to Buenos Aires, to attend the opening of my exhibition at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery.

Bob Gruen at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 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

The exhibit was very large and included a 'Teenage Bedroom' section which was very popular.

The exhibit was very large and included a ‘Teenage Bedroom’ section which was very popular.

The "Teenage Bedroom" section of Bob Gruen's Exhibit at Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 7, 2011 © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec. 6 - I gave a talk and showed my exhibit to students of PH 15 program for teenagers run by the American Embassy.

Dec. 6 – I gave a talk and showed my exhibit to students of PH 15 program for teenagers run by the American Embassy.

Bob Gruen showing his exhibit to students of PH 15 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 6, 2011. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Thank you to the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, for putting together such a good exhibition!

Thank you to the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, for putting together such a good exhibition!

Bob Gruen's Exhibition at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Burnos Aires, Argentina. December 7, 2011© Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

With American Embassy Cultural Attache Neal Murata at the exhibition opening party. The American Embassy was one of the sponsors of the exhibition.

Neal Murata & Bob Gruen, Buenos Aires - 2011
With American Embassy Cultural Attache Neal Murata at the exhibition opening party. The American Embassy was one of the sponsors of the exhibition.
With American Embassy Cultural Attache Neal Murata at the exhibition opening party. The American Embassy was one of the sponsors of the exhibition.

Neal Murata and Bob Gruen at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 7, 2011. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

American Ambassador Vilma Martinez greeted me at her office in Buenos Aires, and we had a warm talk.

Bob Gruen & Vilma Martinez, Buenos Aires - 2011
American Ambassador Vilma Martinez greeted me at her office in Buenos Aires, and we had a warm talk.
American Ambassador Vilma Martinez greeted me at her office in Buenos Aires, and we had a warm talk.

Bob Gruen and American Ambassador Vilma Martinez in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 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

Dec. 7 - On opening night of my exhibit I was surrounded by fans asking for autographs.

Dec. 7 – On opening night of my exhibit I was surrounded by fans asking for autographs.

Bob Gruen at the opening night of his Exhibition at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 7, 2011. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

It felt very good to have so many people appreciate my work.

It felt very good to have so many people appreciate my work.

Bob Gruen at the opening night of his Exhibition at the Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 7, 2011. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec. 7 - With curator Virginia Fabri at the opening night of my exhibit. Virginia did a great job of putting together a very large exhibit.

Bob Gruen & Virginia Fabri, Buenos Aires - 2011
Dec. 7 - With curator Virginia Fabri at the opening night of my exhibit. Virginia did a great job of putting together a very large exhibit.
Dec. 7 – With curator Virginia Fabri at the opening night of my exhibit. Virginia did a great job of putting together a very large exhibit.

Bob Gruen and Virginia Fabri at Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 7, 2011. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec. 7 - Famed American rock guitarplayer Jimmy Ripp took a photo with me at the opening Party.

Dec. 7 – Famed American rock guitarplayer Jimmy Ripp took a photo with me at the opening Party.

Bob Gruen and Jimmy Ripp at Centro Cultural Borges Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 7, 2011. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec. 18 - New York - My son Kris Gruen performed at The Treehouse at 2A, and they projected his live image on the wall of the buildings across the street!

Kris Gruen, NYC - 2011
Dec. 18 - New York - My son Kris Gruen performed at The Treehouse at 2A, and they projected his live image on the wall of the buildings across the street!
Dec. 18 – New York – My son Kris Gruen performed at The Treehouse at 2A, and they projected his live image on the wall of the buildings across the street!

Kris Gruen projected performing at The Treehouse at 2a in New York City. December 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

Dec. 15 - Jesse Malin got ready backstage for his performance at Irving Plaza for the Don Hill Memorial concert.

Jesse Malin, NYC - 2011
Dec. 15 - Jesse Malin got ready backstage for his performance at Irving Plaza for the Don Hill Memorial concert.
Dec. 15 – Jesse Malin got ready backstage for his performance at Irving Plaza for the Don Hill Memorial concert.

Jesse Malin backstage at the Don Hill Memorial Concert in New York City. December 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

Dec. 15 - Michael H & Willie Nile rocked out at Irving Plaza for the Don Hill Memorial concert.

Dec. 15 – Michael H & Willie Nile rocked out at Irving Plaza for the Don Hill Memorial concert.

Michael Houghton & Willie Nile at Irving Plaza in New York City for the Don Hill Memorial Concert. December 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

Dec. 15 - David Johansen led the big finale which included Bebe Buell, and the Uptown Horns and Trigger, who get a very big Thank You! for organizing the Don Hill Memorial concert.

Dec. 15 – David Johansen led the big finale which included Bebe Buell, and the Uptown Horns and Trigger, who get a very big Thank You! for organizing the Don Hill Memorial concert.

David Johansen with Bebe Buell, Trigger, and the Uptown Horns at Irving Plaza In New York City. December 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

Jan. 11 - Backstage at BB King's Club in Times Square I got a shot of Robert Gordon with his mom.

Jan. 11 – Backstage at BB King’s Club in Times Square I got a shot of Robert Gordon with his mom.

Robert Gordon with his mother at BB King's Club in New York City. January 11, 2012 © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan. 20 - Alejandro Escovedo gave a very interesting show at the City Winery where he was interviewed every few songs by Dave Marsh and Alejandro told the stories behind the songs.

Alejandro Escovedo, Dave Marsh & Lenny Kaye, NYC - 2012
Jan. 20 - Alejandro Escovedo gave a very interesting show at the City Winery where he was interviewed every few songs by Dave Marsh and Alejandro told the stories behind the songs.
Jan. 20 – Alejandro Escovedo gave a very interesting show at the City Winery where he was interviewed every few songs by Dave Marsh and Alejandro told the stories behind the songs.

Alejandro Escovedo at City Winery in New York City. January 20, 2012 © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan. 9 - We had dinner with Pretenders drummer Martin Chambers at La Ripaille French restaurant and he told us about renovating his new house.

Jan. 9 – We had dinner with Pretenders drummer Martin Chambers at La Ripaille French restaurant and he told us about renovating his new house.

Martin Chambers (Drummer for the Pretenders) at La Ripaille Restaurant in New York City. January 9, 2012 © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan. 23 - Utah - Sundance Film Festival - Famous Toby Mamis and Garland Jeffreys came to see my booksigning at Dolly's book store on Main Street in Park City.

Jan. 23 – Utah – Sundance Film Festival – Famous Toby Mamis and Garland Jeffreys came to see my booksigning at Dolly’s book store on Main Street in Park City.

Toby Mamis, Bob Gruen and Garland Jefferys at Park City Utah. January 23, 2012 © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan. 25 - Utah - Presumed lost but now found, singer/songwriter, Rodriguez, who hadn't performed since the late '60's played at BMI's Sundance Snowball music showcase to promote the movie about his amazing revival.

Jan. 25 – Utah – Presumed lost but now found, singer/songwriter, Rodriguez, who hadn’t performed since the late ’60’s played at BMI’s Sundance Snowball music showcase to promote the movie about his amazing revival.

Rodriguez Performing at BMI's Sundance Snowball music showcase in Park City, Utah. January 25, 2012 © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan. 25 - Folk Rock legend, Donovan, headlining at BMI's Sundance Snowball music showcase.

Jan. 25 – Folk Rock legend, Donovan, headlining at BMI’s Sundance Snowball music showcase.

Donovan performing at BMI's Sundance Snowball Music Showcase in Park City, Utah. January 25, 2012. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan. 25 - I was very impressed by the new band, Dawes, at BMI's Sundance Snowball music showcase.

Jan. 25 – I was very impressed by the new band, Dawes, at BMI’s Sundance Snowball music showcase.

Taylor Goldsmith and Griffin Goldsmith from the band Dawes performing at BMI's Sundance Showball music showcase in Park City, Utah. January 25, 2012 © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan. 23 - Paul McCartney's son James McCartney played several times at the ASCAP Music Cafe during the Sundance Film Festival.

Jan. 23 – Paul McCartney’s son James McCartney played several times at the ASCAP Music Cafe during the Sundance Film Festival.

James McCartney at the ASCAP Music Cafe in Park City, Utah. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Seen on the street...Robert Redford at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT

Seen on the street…Robert Redford at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT

Robert Redford in Park City, Utah. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The real reason I go to the Sundance Film Festival is so I can go skiing with Toby Mamis at Deer Valley in Park City, UT.

The real reason I go to the Sundance Film Festival is so I can go skiing with Toby Mamis at Deer Valley in Park City, UT.

Bob Gruen skiing in Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Feb. 7 - New York - Miss Guy, Debbie Harry, & Sean Pierce of the Toilet Boys at WiP, get ready to play for the Dropout party.

Miss Guy, Debbie Harry, & Sean Pierce, NYC - 2012
Feb. 7 - New York - Miss Guy, Debbie Harry, & Sean Pierce of the Toilet Boys at WiP, get ready to play for the Dropout party.
Feb. 7 – New York – Miss Guy, Debbie Harry, & Sean Pierce of the Toilet Boys at WiP, get ready to play for the Dropout party.

Miss Guy, Debbie Harry, and Sean Pierce of the Toilet Boys at WiP in New York City. February 7, 2012. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Feb. 7 - Debbie rocks at WiP for the Dropout party.

Feb. 7 – Debbie rocks at WiP for the Dropout party.

Debbie Harry performing at WiP for the Dropout Party in New York City. February 7, 2012. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com