Posted in music | tour dates on July 26, 2011

Peter Wolf @ Highline Ballroom in 2010 (more by Jacob Blickenstaff)
Peter Wolf

J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf, who we last saw when he was a guest of Yo La Tengo at Maxwell's for Hanukkah, went on a short tour this past March that never hit NYC. It looks like he'll head out on another one this October that does include a NYC show happening on October 26 at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets go on sale Friday (7/29) at noon. He also plays CT on 10/30. More dates TBA?

Peter will also play as part of the J. Geils Band on their tour this August which includes a show on August 27 at Jones Beach. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates below...

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Peter Wolf -- 2011 Tour Dates (more tba)
10/26 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
10/30 Infinity Hall Norfolk, CT

J. Geils Band -- 2011 Tour Dates
08-04-2011: Bangor, ME, Bangor Waterfront
08-06-2011: Boston, MA, Bank of America Pavilion
08-07-2011: Boston, MA, Bank of America Pavilion
08-12-2011: Atlantic City, NJ, The Borgata
08-13-2011: Danbury, CT, Ives Concert Park
08-14-2011: Wallingford, CT, Oakdale Theatre
08-19-2011: Detroit, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
08-27-2011: Wantagh, NY, Jones Beach
08-28-2011: Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center

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Comments (34)

Awesome! J. Geils Band knows how to put on an amazing show, and I'm not saying that just because I'm fifty years old.

Oh man, Peter Wolf looks like he's mummified, though.

Posted by M | July 26, 2011 3:38 PM

Howard Stern's older brother?

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 3:42 PM

Ain't nothin' but a Geritol pawtay!

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 3:42 PM

Mah weiner runs limp
Mah Flomax has just been pimped
Mah angel is a Depends chick!

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 3:44 PM

Saw J.Giels w/ Peter Wolf back in the '70s @ the Beacon/ a great show. Saw J Giels with Magi Dick (as Blues Time) at the Bottom Line> one of the worst shows I've ever seen. I'd be willing to give them another shot. Bring it on..

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 3:47 PM

you do realize that "back in the '70s" was +35 years ago, right? Aerosmith were actually good then, the Stones were still relevant, and all the Beatles were alive then. Just sayin.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 3:50 PM

I saw J Geils in 1973 at the Warehouse in New Orleans. Anyone else there? lol Fantastic venue, also saw Savoy Brown, Focus, and, ugh, the Charlie Daniels Band there (yes, sometimes I'm embarrassed at what I used to like)

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:03 PM

I suuuure woulda liked to have seen Focus, man!

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:06 PM

^ Likewise!

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:15 PM

Peter Wolf = easily the most annoying/schlocky part of the J. Geils band, a band that was quite schlocky and annoying in of itself anyway!

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:20 PM

Looks like Howard Stern, only worse.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:29 PM

Aerosmith was never good. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:34 PM

Peter Wolf is a huge pain in the ass. Seth Justman, however, is a great guy. Wrote most of Geil's music if I'm not mistaken

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:56 PM

bitch, I was there. Toys > Rocks Aerosmith was the fuckkkkkkin bomb. No band today on this blog or elsewhere has that kind of drunken confident swagger. That era Aeerosmith is who the Strokes think they are, yet so painfully obvious to us is how much they fall so short.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 4:58 PM

ha.. saw Aerosmith OPEN for Blue Oyster Cult in Asbury Park... a.. long .. time ago...

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 5:01 PM

Peter Wolf = Howard Stern

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 5:02 PM

3:50 whats your point? 35 years ago.. so what? I appreciate where we came from and also listen to a ton of new music. Pretty insatiable overall /always listening for new.. and more than what's posted here on BV. Age ain't nothing but a number. But you'll find out soon enough..

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 5:08 PM

point is that he ain't gonna sound like you remember and you'll leave with tainted memories. But you'll find out soon enough..

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 5:16 PM

I was not born yet 35 years ago. Yet, I thought Midnight Souvenirs was one of the best albums of 2010 and his co-headlining show with Bettye Lavette at Highline Ballroom last year was fantastic.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 6:05 PM

I don't go to show listening for "what it was like" or reliving the past . Some loose the plot, some don't. I was at the Highline show as well, and Peter Wolf still has the chops... as long as he doesn't do that Centerfold bullsh*t.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 6:49 PM

Yeah, they won't do Centerfold. You keep telling yourself that. This isn't a cash grab with all the big hits.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 7:32 PM

I liked him better when he was Fartman.

Posted by bababooeybababooeybababooeyhowardsternrules | July 26, 2011 7:56 PM

1sr 2 albums were good, then they became a parody of themelves, made some money in the early MTV days, and 30 years later they are back. rent party! or retirement fund party!! whammer jammer lemme hear ya son - wait i can't hear --

Posted by donn | July 26, 2011 8:09 PM

..playing with BB king.. they might keep it blues based

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 8:15 PM

The Jesus Twins would SMOKE this clown.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 9:26 PM

Your mom smoked that guy.

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2011 11:50 PM

i saw the j geil's band in the early '70s. now i live in my parent's basement.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2011 12:16 AM

The snare drum head made of milk blew your MIND the first time you saw it. ADMIT IT!

Posted by Crosseyed Sniper | July 27, 2011 1:51 PM

Seeing the J Geils band at at Jones Beach would be a really good show. And he does look a little like Howard Stern in this photo. Lol.

Posted by Mike Vrabel | July 27, 2011 5:00 PM

Wolf's announced another show the night after Bowery at the Bell House...

http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3839615

Friggen awesome show last summer there. Can't wait to do both of these again.

Posted by citybug | July 28, 2011 12:32 PM

yo J.GEILS Was one of a kind pure boogie back in the 70s you left that show soaked.magic dick tore the stage down every time j.geils would fly onto his knees for guitar solo n peter wolf was wobba goober with the green teeth nlet em in .sick stuff glad I WAS THERE.
ONE I REMEMBER WAS AVAERY FISHER HALL WOW THAT WAS IT.AND AS FOR AEROSMITH ARE KIDDING STEVE TYLER IS AND ALWAYS WILL BE THE DEMON OF SCREAMING .THEY DONT MAKE LIKE THAT ANYMORE....SNOOP DOG Sh--T.

Posted by Bobby | September 22, 2011 8:15 PM

Happy Birthday Peter, Hope to see you at lil Walters record hop in Methuen. Next time I hope my camera works. Best Wishes Buddy & Valerie

Posted by Valerie & Buddy | March 7, 2012 3:45 PM

i went to every show at fillmore east they were the best specialy full house album it was great!

Posted by doug a | August 27, 2012 10:38 AM

Is this the Quicksand thread?

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2012 10:53 AM

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