Wayne Kramer played Bowery Electric w/ help from Jesse Malin, Dick Manitoba and Jeremy Piven (pics, video)
photos by PSquared Photography
Wayne Kramer and Jesse Malin @ Bowery Electric, 2/7/2012
Wayne Kramer was in NYC for the kickoff of new PBS series Lifecasters (one of the segments was about him and his wife) and he played a few songs at the premiere event at Lincoln Center on Wednesday (2/6). He stuck around the next day for a show at Bowery Electric, which was his first solo club show in NYC in 10 years. Jeremy Piven, who hosted the Lincoln Center screening, sat in on drums for The Clash’s “Jail Guitar Doors” (which was written about Kramer and is the name of his nonprofit org), and the MC5 singer brought out Bowery Electric co-owner Jesse Malin to sing on it as well. For the encore, The Dictator’s Handsome Dick Manitoba came out for the encore to help Kramer on the MC5 classic, “Kick Out the Jams.”
More pics from the show, as well as the setlist and video of a few songs, are below.