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The Smithereens @ Sony Hall

The spirit of Pat Dinizio lives on as The Smithereens perform at Sony Hall with vocal support from Robin Wilson of The Gin Blossoms.

The Smithereens Founder Pat Dinizio Has Passed Away (1955-2017)

Sadly, it seems that The Band in the Great Beyond has brought on another member, as New Jersey’s own Pat Dinizio, a founding member of The Smithereens has passed away at the age of 62. The musician had been dealing with numerous health issues over the recent months but was looking forward to getting back on the road as soon as possible. A statement from the members of the band is below:

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“Today we mourn the loss of our friend, brother and bandmate Pat DiNizio. Pat had the magic touch. He channeled the essence of joy and heartbreak into hook-laden three minute pop songs infused with a lifelong passion for rock & roll. Our journey with Pat was long, storied and a hell of a lot of fun. We grew up together. Little did we know that we wouldn’t grow old together. Goodbye Pat. Seems like yesterday”. Jimmy, Mike, Dennis (December 12, 2017)
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The Smithereens @ B.B. King Blues Club

The Smithereens will perform will all original members at the famous Times Square venue.

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The Smithereens @ B.B. King Blues Club

The New Year 2017 is off to a good start with the help of The Smithereens.

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The Smithereens @ B.B. King Blues Club

The Smithereens are back in Times Square for their annual appearance at this great venue. You don’t want to miss this gig. Saturday nights all right for rocking.

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