SPECIAL Q&A EVENTS WITH GRAMMY NOMINATED AUTHORS
JOHN DOE AND TOM DESAVIA
Celebrating the release of their new book
‘MORE FUN IN THE NEW WORLD’
Tuesday, June 4 @ 7 pm (SOLD-OUT)
GRAMMY Museum LA – 800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Joining John Doe and Tom DeSavia are Keith Morris (Circle Jerks)
and Allison Anders (Filmmaker)
Wednesday, June 5 @ 7 pm
Largo LA – 366 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Joining John Doe and Tom DeSavia, pro-skater Tony Hawk, Charlotte Caffey (GoGo’s)
and journalist, Pleasant Gehman.
Tickets available here.
**Joining John Doe and Tom DeSavia, each night will be a panel of book contributors join in a panel discussion. Books will be available at the event.**
From John Doe, the founding member of the groundbreaking punk band X and Tom DeSavia, longtime record and music publishing A&R executive, comes the long-awaited sequel to the Grammy-nominated bestseller audiobook Under the Big Black Sun. MORE FUN IN THE NEW WORLD: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk available on June 4th, continues the up-close and personal account of the L.A. punk scene with 50 rare photos. This new book explores the years 1982 to 1987, covering the dizzying pinnacle of L.A.’s punk rock movement as its stars took to the national and international stage.
MORE FUN IN THE NEW WORLD weaves in the perspectives of musicians Henry Rollins, Angelo Moore and Norwood Fisher (Fishbone), Billy Zoom, Mike Ness, Jane Wiedlin, Keith Morris, Dave Alvin, Louie Pérez, Charlotte Caffey, Peter Case, Chip Kinman, Maria McKee, and Jack Grisham, among others. And renowned artist/illustrator Shepard Fairey, filmmaker Allison Anders, actor Tim Robbins, and pro-skater Tony Hawk each contribute chapters on punk’s indelible influence on the artistic spirit. Many of whom are included in the audiobook version also released via Penguin Random House Audio on June 4, 2019.
Sample part of the audio book, here.
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1975 (Volume 7, Number 1)
Smith’s final freelance contribution to Creem.
putting Nigeria on the map
back at # 1 for a third non consecutive week
not a dreamer but a steely eyed businessman and pop musician
Willie Nelson will play at the Palomino fest on Saturday
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1975 (Volume 6, Number 12
Elton John came across as completely engaging
by episode nine, season four, the bastards finally got me sick of Kate!
some hooky and wildly inspired tune
Harry has the summer of his career!