Posted in music | tour dates on January 24, 2011

PB and JPB and J

"Terence William 'Blondie' Chaplin is a musician from Durban, South Africa who first became known to international audiences through his brief stint in the early 1970s as a singer and guitarist for The Beach Boys. Chaplin was also listed as a co-producer, sang lead vocals with fellow South African musician Ricky Fataar (drummer) and composed, with Fataar, "Here She Comes" and "Hold On Dear Brother" on the twenty-third official Beach Boys album, Carl and the Passions - "So Tough", released in 1972. He is well known in recent years as a long term backing vocalist, percussionist and acoustic rhythm guitarist for the Rolling Stones on their tours.

Blondie Chaplin, along with drummer Ricky Fataar, joined the Beach Boys when original drummer Dennis Wilson suffered a hand injury which left him unable to play the drums for almost two years. For the Beach Boys, it was a period in which long-time member Bruce Johnston had departed the band, and one-time leader Brian Wilson's participation in the group was very limited. As a result, Chaplin and Fataar joined the Beach Boys as full-fledged members and not merely as backing musicians. Chaplin left the group in 1973 after a dispute with the Beach Boys' management" [Wikipedia]

Blondie Chaplin has at least two (technically three) U.S. shows scheduled in the near future. The first two happen TONIGHT, January 24th at Iridium Jazz with the Les Paul Trio. There are 8pm and 10pm shows that will set you back $40 just for the ticket (not sure about the food and drink minimum). A cheaper and more-Brooklyn option is to check out Blondie on Friday, January 28th at the Rock Shop for just $10. He plays that show after a 7:30pm opening set by Kaleigh Baker. I'm not sure exactly how long he'll play though, but he will be out of there by 11pm because that's when doors open for the just-added Peter Bjorn & John show happening at the same venue. Tickets are on sale now!

PB&J's January 27th show at Santos Party House is sold out. Oh, and LA is getting a 2nd show too, though I don't know the exact details of that one (the previously announced one happens Sunday).

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Blondie Chaplin - You Are So Beautiful

Peter Bjorn And John - Young Folks

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Comments (15)

ticketfly says

Onsale to General Public
Start: Fri, 1/28/2011 12:00 PM EST

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 11:51 AM

Iridium has a $10 food/drink minimum.

Posted by Do your homework | January 24, 2011 11:55 AM

The PB&J tickets were on sale when I posted, then they became off sale, and now they are back on sale (as of noon)

Posted by brooklynvegan | January 24, 2011 12:04 PM

just got two tix.. yeah weird.

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 12:05 PM

I just got two tickets as well. When I saw $10, it immediately became an impulse buy.

Posted by GardenGrassCrap | January 24, 2011 12:14 PM

11pm doors for PBJ on Friday?

No thanks. Old man Anonymous has to sleep

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 12:23 PM

Didn't know Blondie Chaplin was still around. That era of the Beach Boys was actually pretty interesting.

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 12:26 PM

Check out his original band - pick up the LP...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Flames

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 12:34 PM

Fuck the PBJ gig - I'll be at Maxwell's seeing Burma!

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 12:37 PM

12:37 knows where it's at! see you at maxwell's!

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 12:52 PM

Both of those covers are infuriating.

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 2:43 PM

Catch Blonde's opener Kaleigh baker...she really is great!

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 2:57 PM

tix are only $50 or so on the list

newyork.craigslist.org/search/?areaID=3&subAreaID=&query=peter+bjorn&catAbb=sss

Posted by Anonymous | January 24, 2011 3:37 PM

can someone please tell me if there will be anymore tickets going on sale for pbj friday @ rock shop >?

Posted by mia2lax | January 25, 2011 11:07 AM

Really love this band, seeing them in NYC thursday. If you haven't listened to their new song "Breaker, Breaker", check it out.

Posted by Amanda | January 25, 2011 11:10 PM

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