THREE ROOMS PRESS PRESENTS
MAY DAY 2: PUNK ALL STARS
FEATURING LIVE PERFORMANCES BY:
PHIL MARCADE (THE SENDERS) WITH THE ROUSERS + FRIENDS
STEVE SHEVLIN | BARRY RYAN | DANNY RAY | JF VERGEL
THE WALDOS FT. WALTER LURE (THE HEARTBREAKERS)
LENNY KAYE | ANDY SHERNOFF (THE DICTATORS)
LYNNE VON | DADDY LONG LEGS
Conversation with author Phil Marcade and Legs McNeil (Please Kill Me)
AND VERY SPECIAL GUESTS
FOR THE OFFICIAL NYC LAUNCH OF
PUNK AVENUE: Inside the New York City Underground 1972-1982
by Phil Marcade
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 7 P.M.
LE POISSON ROUGE NYC
On Tuesday, May 2nd, 7 p.m., Three Rooms Press presents a one night only event: PUNK ALL-STARS, the NYC book launch for “PUNK AVENUE: Inside the New York City Underground 1972-1982,” a memoir by NYC punk scene insider Phil Marcade. The event will feature live performances by Phil Marcade (The Senders) backed by The Rousers + Friends including Steve Shevlin, Barry Ryan, Danny Ray, JF Vergel, as well as performances by The Waldos (feat. Walter Lure from The Heartbreakers), Lenny Kaye, Andy Shernoff (The Dictators), Lynne Von, Daddy Long Legs, plus a conversation with Marcade and Legs McNeil (author of punk oral history Please Kill Me), along with a slew of very special guests. Copies of PUNK AVENUE will be available for purchase and signing at the event.
Advance tickets ($20) are available from Le Poisson Rouge http://lpr.com/lpr_events/may-day-2-punk-rock-stars-may-2nd-2017/
Le Poisson Rouge: 158 Bleecker Street | NYC | 212-505-FISH | lepoissonrouge.com.
For additional press info, or to arrange an interview with the author or access an advance copy of PUNK AVENUE, please contact Peter Carlaftes, co-director of Three Rooms Press at email@example.com or 917-443-1695.
ABOUT PUNK AVENUE
PUNK AVENUE includes a preface by Blondie singer Debbie Harry, plus a foreword by Legs McNeil, co-editor of the renowned punk rock oral history, Please Kill Me. Rock & Folk Magazine hails it as “The best book about the New York Punk Scene.” Other high praise from music and trade publications includes:
“A must-read for those interested in the history of punk.” —Library Journal
“A musician’s memoir of punk rock in its New York City heyday shows how much fun it was while it lasted. . . . Must-read for those who love that era and want a fresh perspective on it.” —Kirkus Reviews
“It was hard to put this book down. A fun and dishy read!” —Punk Globe Magazine
“Get it! It’s great!” —VICE