Another photo from the Strokes November 29, 2001 show at the Vanderbilt on Long Island. This one is of Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti. I feel like this photo is classic Fab, with his style signature of a Coca-Cola tee in full force. Lovely!
On November 29, 2001 The Strokes played a headlining show at a now defunct music venue on Long Island called The Vanderbilt. The openers were The Moldy Peaches and The Realistics and tickets were a whopping $16.50. According to a diary entry I wrote at the time, the crowd was very young due to the […]
When worlds collide! Jack White and Julian Casablancas share a few words (and a kiss) at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom back in the day.
In 2001, The Strokes offered fans a way to ring in the new year with them with a special pair of shows co-headlined with Guided By Voices at the world-famous Apollo Theater in Harlem. I remember going to the Dec 30th show and totally freaking out over Ryan Adams being there with Meg White. That’s […]
For the Village Voice 2002 Pazz & Jop Critics’ Poll, artist Chris Sickels did this rendering of the five guys from NYC playing in front of an adoring crowd.
I took this photo on October 31, 2001 at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom. The Papaya Kings (featuring JP Bowersock) and a costumed Moldy Peaches opened up for this Halloween show. The tickets were $20, and Julian Casablancas was sporting a military jacket and a Joe Camel t-shirt. He also had eyes made of laser […]
The Strokes March Madness continues with this great concert listing from January 2002. Scan the list of names of the bands playing the Mercury Lounge and does one stick out? Who were The Shitty Beatles? On January 18, 2002 they were Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond Jr., Nick Valensi, Fabrizio Moretti, and Nikolai Fraiture. That’s right, […]
Ladies and gentlemen, for the next 31 days I’ll be posting something from my Strokes archives to honor the band’s return to the New York City stage on April 1, 2011 at Madison Square Garden. Join me on this walk down memory lane… Here’s a keeper from the New York Post, June 29, 2003. In […]