October 2003 – February 2004

See events from the last few months, from Ryan Adams Birthday to the Star Spangles at CBGB as well as Jesse Malin & Bruce Springsteen: Joey Ramone Place; NY Fashion week and more!

Nov 5 - Ryan Adams celebrated his birthday at a surprise party at the 3 of Cups in NYC. He said "My mind is full of demons, and I'm just feeding them chocolate!"

Nov 5 – Ryan Adams celebrated his birthday at a surprise party at the 3 of Cups in NYC. He said “My mind is full of demons, and I’m just feeding them chocolate!”

Ryan Adams during his 29th birthday party at Three Of Cups, NYC. November 5, 2003. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com Image #: C-294

Nov 1 - Jesse Malin played with Bruce Springsteen at Bruce's special Christmas Benefit show in Asbury Park, NJ.

Nov 1 – Jesse Malin played with Bruce Springsteen at Bruce’s special Christmas Benefit show in Asbury Park, NJ.

Jesse malin and Bruce Springsteen backstage at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. November 1, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Oct 27 - I was hired to shoot "Hang on the Box" a punk gurl band from Beijing. They seemed hip and very nice to me, but a few weeks later the Chinese Govt. canceled their visas saying they were not good representatives of China.

Hang On The Box, NYC - 2003
Oct 27 - I was hired to shoot "Hang on the Box" a punk gurl band from Beijing. They seemed hip and very nice to me, but a few weeks later the Chinese Govt. canceled their visas saying they were not good representatives of China.
Oct 27 – I was hired to shoot “Hang on the Box” a punk gurl band from Beijing. They seemed hip and very nice to me, but a few weeks later the Chinese Govt. canceled their visas saying they were not good representatives of China.

(L-R) Yilina, Wang Yue, Shenjing, and Li Yan Fan of Hang On The Box posing outside of Westbeth Studios, NYC. October 27, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Invited to give a slide talk at the Hawaii Pacific University, I of course went with my wife Elizabeth.

Invited to give a slide talk at the Hawaii Pacific University, I of course went with my wife Elizabeth.

Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen and Bob Gruen at the Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu, HI. November 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Nov 30 - New York City formally dedicated Joey Ramone Place at Bowery and East 2nd street, where Joey used to live.

Joey Ramone Place Dedication, NYC - 2003
Nov 30 - New York City formally dedicated Joey Ramone Place at Bowery and East 2nd street, where Joey used to live.
Nov 30 – New York City formally dedicated Joey Ramone Place at Bowery and East 2nd street, where Joey used to live.

The crowd during the Joey Ramone Place dedication ceremony in NYC. November 30, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

At a ceremony in nearby CBGB's, Joey's mom received the official proclamation from Mayor's office.

At a ceremony in nearby CBGB’s, Joey’s mom received the official proclamation from Mayor’s office.

Joey Ramone's mother during the Joey Ramone Place dedication ceremony at CBGB, NYC. November 30, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jim Jarmusch read a list of other notables who've had streets named for them, showing that Joey was in the company of greats like Joe DiMaggio and John Coltrane.

Jim Jarmusch read a list of other notables who’ve had streets named for them, showing that Joey was in the company of greats like Joe DiMaggio and John Coltrane.

Jim Jarmusch during the Joey Ramone Place dedication ceremony at CBGB, NYC. November 30, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Handsome Dick Manitoba said that "Joey Ramone Place" wasn't good enough, it should have been and Avenue or Boulevard!

Handsome Dick Manitoba said that “Joey Ramone Place” wasn’t good enough, it should have been and Avenue or Boulevard!

Handsome Dick Manitoba during the Joey Ramone Place dedication ceremony at CBGB, NYC. November 30, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Later at a reception at his loft Ramones art director Arturo Vega greeted original Ramones managers Linda Stein and Danny Fields.

Arturo Vega, Linda Stein & Danny Fields, NYC - 2003
Later at a reception at his loft Ramones art director Arturo Vega greeted original Ramones managers Linda Stein and Danny Fields.
Later at a reception at his loft Ramones art director Arturo Vega greeted original Ramones managers Linda Stein and Danny Fields.

(L-R) Arturo Vega, Linda Stein and Danny Fields after the Joey Ramone Place dedication ceremony in NYC. November 30, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

After Arturo's we went to Manitoba's bar on Ave B to celebrate Dick and wife Zoe's son Jake's first birthday.

After Arturo’s we went to Manitoba’s bar on Ave B to celebrate Dick and wife Zoe’s son Jake’s first birthday.

(L-R) Handsome Dick Manitoba, Jake Manitoba and Zoe Manitoba during Jakes's first birthday at Manitoba's, NYC. November 30, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec 5 - The Star Spangles were really good at 30th anniversary of CBGB, continuing the tradition of CB's giving local bands a start.

Dec 5 – The Star Spangles were really good at 30th anniversary of CBGB, continuing the tradition of CB’s giving local bands a start.

(L-R) Tommy Volume, Chris Orlando, Todd Martin and Ian Wilson of the Star Spangles backstage during the 30th Anniversary of CBGB at CBGB, NYC. December 5, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The Dictators also played at the CBGB anniversary; they have been playing there since it opened in 1973.

The Dictators also played at the CBGB anniversary; they have been playing there since it opened in 1973.

(L-R) Andy Shernoff, Ross "The Boss" Friedman, Handsome Dick Manitoba and J.P. Patterson of the Dictators during the 30th Anniversary of CBGB at CBGB, NYC. December 5, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec 4 - Ryan Adams played at Webster Hall with his new band and some new songs.

Dec 4 – Ryan Adams played at Webster Hall with his new band and some new songs.

Ryan Adams on stage at Webster Hall, NYC. December 4, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Ryan jumped into the audience and got close to his fans.

Ryan jumped into the audience and got close to his fans.

Ryan Adams in the crowd during his show at Webster Hall, NYC. December 4, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec 17 - Pete Yorn is a fan of my photos so Jesse Malin brought him to my studio to meet me.

Pete Yorn & Jesse Malin, NYC - 2003
Dec 17 - Pete Yorn is a fan of my photos so Jesse Malin brought him to my studio to meet me.
Dec 17 – Pete Yorn is a fan of my photos so Jesse Malin brought him to my studio to meet me.

Pete Yorn and Jesse Malin at Westbeth Studios, NYC. December 17, 2003. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com Image #: C-239

Dec 22 - Ari Up was one of the artists to pay tribute to Joe Strummer at Irving Plaza.

Ari Up, NYC - 2003
Dec 22 - Ari Up was one of the artists to pay tribute to Joe Strummer at Irving Plaza.
Dec 22 – Ari Up was one of the artists to pay tribute to Joe Strummer at Irving Plaza.

Ari Up during the Joe Strummer Celebration at Irving Plaza, NYC. December 22, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Dec 31 - We went to Montpellier, Vermont for the 1st Night Celebration to see my son Kris Gruen. Kris played with his band to a full house and we all had a very happy New Years Eve!

Dec 31 – We went to Montpellier, Vermont for the 1st Night Celebration to see my son Kris Gruen. Kris played with his band to a full house and we all had a very happy New Years Eve!

Kris Gruen and his band on stage during the 1st Night Celebration in Montpellier, VT. December 31, 2003. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Feb 5 - The band I lived with in the '60's, the Glitterhouse got together for a reunion. It was fun to see Mike Gayle, Hank Aberle, Moogy Klingman and Al Lax jaming together again.

Feb 5 – The band I lived with in the ’60’s, the Glitterhouse got together for a reunion. It was fun to see Mike Gayle, Hank Aberle, Moogy Klingman and Al Lax jaming together again.

(L-R) Mike Gayle, Hank Aberle, Moogy Klingman and Al Lax of the Glitterhouse during a reunion in NYC. February 5, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jan 16 - At the Hard Rock Cafe party celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in the US, Tommy Ramone and Micky Dolenz (of the Monkees) are surrounded by the Star Spangles.

Jan 16 – At the Hard Rock Cafe party celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in the US, Tommy Ramone and Micky Dolenz (of the Monkees) are surrounded by the Star Spangles.

The Star Spangles with Tommy Ramone of the Ramones and Micky Dolenz of the Monkees during a party for the 40th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to America held at the Hard Rock Cafe, NYC. January 16, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Feb 8 - Then Fashion week started for me with a show of Rock and Roll styles by Michael H (above with a model) at Don Hill's Club.

Feb 8 – Then Fashion week started for me with a show of Rock and Roll styles by Michael H (above with a model) at Don Hill’s Club.

Michael H with a model during Fashion Week at Don Hill's, NYC. February 8, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Tommy Hilfiger and Patti Hansen were checkin' out Michael H's show.

Tommy Hilfiger and Patti Hansen were checkin’ out Michael H’s show.

Tommy Hilfiger and Patti Hansen during Fashion Week at the Michael H show at Don Hill's, NYC. February 8, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Feb 9 - Donald Trump was the center of attention at the Marc Jacobs show.

Feb 9 – Donald Trump was the center of attention at the Marc Jacobs show.

Donald Trump in the audience at the Marc Jacobs show during fashion week at the New York State Armory, NYC. February 9, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Anna Sui and Vincent Gallo were in the front row at Marc Jacob's show.

Anna Sui and Vincent Gallo were in the front row at Marc Jacob’s show.

Anna Sui and Vincent Gallo in the audience at the Marc Jacobs show during fashion week at the New York State Armory, NYC. February 9, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Feb 11 - The models work the runway at Anna Sui's show in the Tent on Sixth Ave.

Feb 11 – The models work the runway at Anna Sui’s show in the Tent on Sixth Ave.

The runway during Fashion Week at the Anna Sui show at the Tent, NYC. February 11, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Feb 10 - February also saw Jesse Malin in the studio producing his second album, due in June.

Jesse Malin, NYC - 2004
Feb 10 - February also saw Jesse Malin in the studio producing his second album, due in June.
Feb 10 – February also saw Jesse Malin in the studio producing his second album, due in June.

Jesse Malin recording his second album "The Heat" at a studio in NYC. February 10, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Josh Cheuse had an exhibition of his 20 years of photographing rock bands at the Go Fish Gallery.

Josh Cheuse had an exhibition of his 20 years of photographing rock bands at the Go Fish Gallery.

Josh Cheuse during his exhibit at the Go Fish Gallery, NYC. February 10, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com