Wayne Kramer played Bowery Electric

For the first time in ten years, Wayne Kramer of MC5 fame played an amplified set in New York City, last night at the sold out Bowery Electric. And quite a 60min set it was, guest star filled to the gills. Handsome Dick Manitoba took over vocals duties for “Kick out the jams”. Jesse Malin (D Generation) & Jeremy Piven (“Entourage”, the TV show) joined in on vocals and drums for “Jail Guitar Doors”, originally recorded by The Clash. All that and more is in the video below.

Joe Strummer / The Clash Tribute at Bowery Electric

Last night Bowery Electric hosted a benefit for Strummerville, celebrating the artistic oeuvre of Joe Strummer and The Clash. Amongst the plethora of performers where The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon and H.R. from the Bad Brains. Watch them and more in the videos below.

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