Spring – Summer 2008

Debbie Harry, Iggy Pop, the Kills, Robert Plant & More!

April 18 - Yoko Ono looking through one of the pieces in her exhibition at the Galerie Lelong.

April 18 – Yoko Ono looking through one of the pieces in her exhibition at the Galerie Lelong.

Yoko Ono during her exhibit at Galerie Lelong, NYC. April 18, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Yoko Ono explains some items in her exhibit to Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner.

Yoko Ono explains some items in her exhibit to Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner.

Yoko Ono and Jann Wenner during her exhibit at Galerie Lelong, NYC. April 18, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 8 - Malcolm McLaren was the DJ at artist Tom Sachs' party at Lever House on Park Avenue. Malcolm recently unveiled his new series of very sexy videos on the big VH1 screen in Times Square.

May 8 – Malcolm McLaren was the DJ at artist Tom Sachs’ party at Lever House on Park Avenue. Malcolm recently unveiled his new series of very sexy videos on the big VH1 screen in Times Square.

Malcolm McLaren during Tom Sachs party at Lever House, NYC. May 8, 2008. © 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-264

May 13 - Karim Rashid, Massimo Vignelli & Bob Gruen were among the featured speakers at the Gravity Free convention in Chicago, an amazing meeting of designers held at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Karim Rashid, Massimo Vignelli & Bob Gruen, Chicago - 2008
May 13 - Karim Rashid, Massimo Vignelli & Bob Gruen were among the featured speakers at the Gravity Free convention in Chicago, an amazing meeting of designers held at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
May 13 – Karim Rashid, Massimo Vignelli & Bob Gruen were among the featured speakers at the Gravity Free convention in Chicago, an amazing meeting of designers held at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

(L-R) Karim Rashid, Massimo Vignelli and Bob Gruen on stage during the Gravity Free convention at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, IL. May 13, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

May 21 - Jorge Gutierrez, director of the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City cuts the ribbon with Bob Gruen to open the exhibition of Bob's photos there. The exhibit will move to University of the State of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico in the fall.

May 21 – Jorge Gutierrez, director of the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City cuts the ribbon with Bob Gruen to open the exhibition of Bob’s photos there. The exhibit will move to University of the State of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico in the fall.

Jorge Gutierrez and Bob Gruen during the opening of Bob's exhibit at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City, Mexico. May 21, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City is a large 10,000 seat music theater in the center of town where big shows are held several times a week so thousands of people got to see Bob Gruen's exhibit.

The Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City is a large 10,000 seat music theater in the center of town where big shows are held several times a week so thousands of people got to see Bob Gruen’s exhibit.

The crowd during the opening of Bob's exhibit at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City, Mexico. May 21, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 7 - Bo Diddley's Funeral in Gainesville, Florida was a very spiritual sendoff. Local leaders spoke of how much Bo had given to the community and a letter was received from Bill Clinton praising Bo.

June 7 – Bo Diddley’s Funeral in Gainesville, Florida was a very spiritual sendoff. Local leaders spoke of how much Bo had given to the community and a letter was received from Bill Clinton praising Bo.

Bo Diddley's funeral in Gainesville, FL. June 7, 2008. © 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 - Guitar legend Les Paul turned 93 this year with a big smile and a great show at his regular venue, the Iridium Jazz Club.

June 9 – Guitar legend Les Paul turned 93 this year with a big smile and a great show at his regular venue, the Iridium Jazz Club.

Les Paul during his 93rd birthday party at the Iridium Jazz Club, NYC. June 9, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 10 - Jakob Dylan at the Blender Theater played songs from his great new album 'Seeing Things'.

June 10 – Jakob Dylan at the Blender Theater played songs from his great new album ‘Seeing Things’.

Jakob Dylan on stage at the Blender Theater, NYC. June 10, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 11 - Alison Krauss & Robert Plant's amazing album, 'Rising Sand' produced by T-Bone Burnett, was presented live at the WaMu Theater. The show was flawless!

June 11 – Alison Krauss & Robert Plant’s amazing album, ‘Rising Sand’ produced by T-Bone Burnett, was presented live at the WaMu Theater. The show was flawless!

Alison Krauss and Robert Plant on stage at the WaMu Theater, NYC. June 11, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 12 - While Robert Plant was in New York he stopped by Bob Gruen's 'Rockers' exhibition at the Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery, and posed for a photo with Bob.

June 12 – While Robert Plant was in New York he stopped by Bob Gruen’s ‘Rockers’ exhibition at the Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery, and posed for a photo with Bob.

Bob Gruen and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin during Bob's 'Rockers' exhibit at the Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery, NYC. June 12, 2008. © 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 - Goon Squad was the opening band when Blondie played on Long Island in June. With their looney look and poppy sounding music they were very entertaining. The New York Dolls were also supposed to play but rain forced their set to be cancelled.

June 18 – Goon Squad was the opening band when Blondie played on Long Island in June. With their looney look and poppy sounding music they were very entertaining. The New York Dolls were also supposed to play but rain forced their set to be cancelled.

Goon Squad backstage at the Brookhaven Ampitheater in Farmingville, NY. June 18, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 22 - Debbie Harry and Liz McGrath of Ms Derringer pose backstage at the Nokia Theater in Times Square after Ms Derringer opened the Blondie show there.

June 22 – Debbie Harry and Liz McGrath of Ms Derringer pose backstage at the Nokia Theater in Times Square after Ms Derringer opened the Blondie show there.

Debbie Harry of Blondie and Liz McGrath of Ms Derringer backstage at the Nokia Theater, NYC. June 22, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

June 20 - Gogol Bordello packed the McCarren Pool in Brooklyn with thousands of happy, dancing fans.

June 20 – Gogol Bordello packed the McCarren Pool in Brooklyn with thousands of happy, dancing fans.

Gogol Bordello on stage at McCarren Pool in Brooklyn, NY. June 20, 2008. © 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 - Bob Gruen gave a talk at his 'Rockers' exhibition in the Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery. The talk was a benefit for the VH1 charity 'Save the Music'.

June 24 – Bob Gruen gave a talk at his ‘Rockers’ exhibition in the Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery. The talk was a benefit for the VH1 charity ‘Save the Music’.

Bob Gruen during his talk at the Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery, NYC. June 24, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Author Legs McNeil introduced Bob Gruen's talk at the 'Rockers' exhibition. Legs collected lots of quotes from his interviews for Bob's New York Dolls book.

Author Legs McNeil introduced Bob Gruen’s talk at the ‘Rockers’ exhibition. Legs collected lots of quotes from his interviews for Bob’s New York Dolls book.

Legs McNeil and Bob Gruen at the 'Rockers' exhibit at Morrison Hotel Gallery, NYC. June 24, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 9 - Alejandro Excovedo played with his powerful band at the Highline Ballroom.

Alejandro Escovedo, NYC - 2008
July 9 - Alejandro Excovedo played with his powerful band at the Highline Ballroom.
July 9 – Alejandro Excovedo played with his powerful band at the Highline Ballroom.

Alejandro Escovedo on stage at the Highline Ballroom, NYC. July 9, 2008. © 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-172

Alejandro meets backstage with Tony Visconti who produced 'Real Animal', Alejandro's new album.

Alejandro meets backstage with Tony Visconti who produced ‘Real Animal’, Alejandro’s new album.

Alejandro Escovedo and Tony Visconti backstage at the Highline Ballroom, NYC. July 9, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 8 - George Clinton gets down and dirty during his show at B.B. King's club and he's obviously enjoying it.

July 8 – George Clinton gets down and dirty during his show at B.B. King’s club and he’s obviously enjoying it.

George Clinton of Parliament Funkadelic on stage at B.B. King's Blues Club, NYC. July 8, 2008. © 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-219

July 11 - Gene Simmons promotes his new book "Ladies of the Night - personal reflections on the oldest profession". Lines for a signed copy went around the block.

Gene Simmons, NYC - 2008
July 11 - Gene Simmons promotes his new book "Ladies of the Night - personal reflections on the oldest profession". Lines for a signed copy went around the block.
July 11 – Gene Simmons promotes his new book “Ladies of the Night – personal reflections on the oldest profession”. Lines for a signed copy went around the block.

Gene Simmons of Kiss during his book signing for 'Ladies of The Night' at Barnes and Noble, NYC. July 11, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 17 - Bob Gruen & Mick Rock say hello to fellow photographer Dan Hunstein at Dan's exhibition at Morrison Hotel Gallery, Soho. Dan was the staff photographer for Columbia Records who took many fantastic photos for them, including the cover of "Freewheelin' Bob Dylan".

July 17 – Bob Gruen & Mick Rock say hello to fellow photographer Dan Hunstein at Dan’s exhibition at Morrison Hotel Gallery, Soho. Dan was the staff photographer for Columbia Records who took many fantastic photos for them, including the cover of “Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan”.

(L-R) Bob Gruen, Mick Rock and Dan Hunstein during Dan's exhibit at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, NYC. July 17, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 17 - D.J. Spooky showed that he's the master of the steel wheels at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

July 17 – D.J. Spooky showed that he’s the master of the steel wheels at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

DJ Spooky on stage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. July 17, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 20 - Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen added some shotgun blasts to her new artworks at Hunter Mountain.

Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen, NY - 2008
July 20 - Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen added some shotgun blasts to her new artworks at Hunter Mountain.
July 20 – Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen added some shotgun blasts to her new artworks at Hunter Mountain.

Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen posing with her artwork at Hunter Mountain, NY. July 20, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

July 21 - Bob Gruen talked about his upcoming exhibits and books on GoodMorningAmerica.com.

July 21 – Bob Gruen talked about his upcoming exhibits and books on GoodMorningAmerica.com.

Chris Cuomo and Bob Gruen during a segment for GoodMorningAmerica.com in NYC. July 21, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 8 - August 8 - Iggy Pop and the Stooges had their equipment stolen a few days earlier but did an amazing high energy show at Terminal 5 with rented equipment.

August 8 – August 8 – Iggy Pop and the Stooges had their equipment stolen a few days earlier but did an amazing high energy show at Terminal 5 with rented equipment.

Iggy Pop and The Stooges on stage at Terminal 5, NYC. August 8, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 12 - Bob Dylan played for the first time in Brooklyn, on a balmy summer evening.

Bob Dylan, Brooklyn - 2008
August 12 - Bob Dylan played for the first time in Brooklyn, on a balmy summer evening.
August 12 – Bob Dylan played for the first time in Brooklyn, on a balmy summer evening.

Bob Dylan on stage at the Prospect Park bandshell in Brooklyn, NY. August 12, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 25 - Tammy Faye Starlite performs at Joe's Pub in a benefit for the Living Theater.

August 25 – Tammy Faye Starlite performs at Joe’s Pub in a benefit for the Living Theater.

Tammy Faye Starlite on stage during the Living Theater benefit at Joe's Pub, NYC. August 25, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Backstage at the Living Theater benefit commedian Tammy Faye Starlite says hi to the event headliner Debbie Harry.

Backstage at the Living Theater benefit commedian Tammy Faye Starlite says hi to the event headliner Debbie Harry.

Tammy Faye Starlite and Debbie Harry backstage during the Living Theater benefit at Joe's Pub, NYC. August 25, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 26 - Billy Idol rocked the night away at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

August 26 – Billy Idol rocked the night away at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

Billy Idol on stage at Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC. August 26, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

August 29 - Rick Fuller directs Darren Roark filming Bob Gruen for the upcoming documentary Rick is making about Bob's career.

August 29 – Rick Fuller directs Darren Roark filming Bob Gruen for the upcoming documentary Rick is making about Bob’s career.

(L-R) Rick Fuller, Darren Roark and Bob Gruen during filming for documentary on the roof of Westbeth Studios, NYC. August 29, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 4 - Bob Gruen got a fantastic welcome from the Liss Gallery in Toronto when he had a book signing event at the Bay on Bloor department store.

Bob Gruen, Toronto - 2008
September 4 - Bob Gruen got a fantastic welcome from the Liss Gallery in Toronto when he had a book signing event at the Bay on Bloor department store.
September 4 – Bob Gruen got a fantastic welcome from the Liss Gallery in Toronto when he had a book signing event at the Bay on Bloor department store.

Bob Gruen during his book signing at the Bay on Bloor in Toronto, Canada. September 4, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Singer/songwriter Douglas September has a new album coming out soon, check it out.

Singer/songwriter Douglas September has a new album coming out soon, check it out.

Douglas September posing in the streets of Toronto, Canada. September 2008. © 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-214

August 17 - More than 200 bagpipers paraded down Hunter Mountain for the annual Irish Day celebration there.

August 17 – More than 200 bagpipers paraded down Hunter Mountain for the annual Irish Day celebration there.

Bagpipers during the Irish Day celebration at Hunter Mountain, NY. August 17, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 8 - Marc Jacobs looks comfortable at the end of his fashion Show.

September 8 – Marc Jacobs looks comfortable at the end of his fashion Show.

Marc Jacobs during his fashion show in NYC. September 8, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 8 - Semi-Precious Weapons Justin Tranter got right in the face of the sold out crowd at the club Rebel.

September 8 – Semi-Precious Weapons Justin Tranter got right in the face of the sold out crowd at the club Rebel.

Justin Tranter of Semi-Precious Weapons on stage at Rebel, NYC. September 8, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Jakob Dylan was a guest of Elvis Costello on Elvis' new VH1 TV interview show, taped at the historic Apollo Theater.

Jakob Dylan was a guest of Elvis Costello on Elvis’ new VH1 TV interview show, taped at the historic Apollo Theater.

Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers and Elvis Costello on stage at The Apollo Theater, NYC. September 2008. © 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-216

September 10 - Perry Farrell & Dave Navarro play at a party in the new John Varvatos store in the former CBGB space. For a clothes store, this place rocks!

September 10 – Perry Farrell & Dave Navarro play at a party in the new John Varvatos store in the former CBGB space. For a clothes store, this place rocks!

Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction on stage at the John Varvatos Store, NYC. September 10, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Perry Farrell gives his wife a kiss during the Varvatos store party.

Perry Farrell gives his wife a kiss during the Varvatos store party.

Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction and his wife on stage at the John Varvatos Store, NYC. September 10, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 17 - Irene Carroll and Richard Flowhil kept Bob Gruen woking with non-stop interviews generating fantastic publicity making Bob's show at the Liss Gallery in Toronto a smashing success!

September 17 – Irene Carroll and Richard Flowhil kept Bob Gruen woking with non-stop interviews generating fantastic publicity making Bob’s show at the Liss Gallery in Toronto a smashing success!

(L-R) Irene Carroll, Bob Gruen and Richard Flowhil at Liss Gallery in Toronto, Canada. September 17, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

September 16 - Bob Gruen tapes a segment of 'The Hour' with Canada's most popular TV personality George Stroumboulopoulos.

September 16 – Bob Gruen tapes a segment of ‘The Hour’ with Canada’s most popular TV personality George Stroumboulopoulos.

George Stroumboulopoulos and Bob Gruen backstage at 'The Hour' in Toronto, Canada. September 16, 2008. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com