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JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS Together With Gibson Guitars Throw A Party For Road Recovery Teens!
JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS, together with Gibson Foundation/Gibson Guitars, The Agency Group and BLACKHEART RECORDS, rolled out the red carpet for Road Recovery teens during the band’s triumphant NYC gig at Irving Plaza to support their latest release SINNER (BLACKHEART RECORDS).
It all started last summer when JOAN JETT was on the road headlining the Vans Warped Tour ’06 and Road Recovery Founder Gene Bowen bumped into Jett backstage one night, which planted the seeds to making a wonderful event happen.
Fast forward to November 2006 when Steve Martin, President, The Agency Group President (also the booking agent for JOAN JETT and a member of Road Recovery’s Supporter Board) discovered a photo of Jett with Bowen from the summer tour printed in the November 2006 issue of SPIN magazine.
Steve Martin quickly went to work for more than a month pulling together all the pieces for Road Recovery teens to be on hand for and amazing night which included a…
JOAN JETT sound-check
Hang with Joan and her band mates
Meeting with Joan’s manager and legendary producer KENNY LAGUNA (Darlene Love, Andy Warhol, Bow Wow Wow, JOAN JETT)
Tickets to mosh up front for a two hour set of JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS
Complementary copies of Jett’s latest release – SINNER (BLACKHEART RECORDS)
The Gibson Foundation, an ongoing supporter of Road Recovery’s mission ‘flew-in’ a Epiphone ’57 Reissue Les Paul Junior guitar from Los Angeles. Jett autographed ‘Rock This Sucker’ on the guitar which will be auctioned and/or raffled in a future effort to keep the non-profit organization moving forward.
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