May 2001 News
Page updated on May 31, 2001
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JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS : LIVE! DVD
Light of Day
Crimson and Clover
I Hate Myself for Loving You
Love is All Around
Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)
Friend to Friend
I Love Rock 'n Roll
Real Wild Child
Real Wild Child
Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)
JOAN JETT - Live DVD - Available for Preorder NOW!!! here. Release date June 5, 2001.
Joan of Dark: JOAN JETT can do whatever she wants
Nobody thought JOAN JETT would make it in a Broadway musical. But then, nobody thought JOAN JETT would make it anywhere. When she told everyone as a kid that she was going to be a famous rock star one day, they all said, "Yeah, sure." When she took her demo tape with "I Love Rock ’n’ Roll" and "Crimson and Clover" to 23 different record labels, they said, "No hits here."
Ampex Unit iNEXTV Premieres "Conversations With Hugh Downs: Values In America" On Monday June 11
Guests for iNEXTV's CONVERSATIONS WITH HUGH DOWNS: Values in America include: HUGH HEFNER, founder of Playboy Enterprises Inc. and editor-in-chief of Playboy; MAYA ANGELOU, award-winning author, poet, actress, and director; ED KOCH, former Mayor of New York City; GERALDO RIVERA, journalist and CNBC talk-show host; BILL MAHER, television personality and host of "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher"; SPALDING GRAY, actor and writer; FRANK MCCOURT, author; JOAN JETT, musician/composer and actress; LEWIS LAPHAM, editor of Harper's Magazine; ALBERT MAYSLES, documentary filmmaker and cinematographer; IRA BERKOW, sports writer for The New York Times; ISMAR SCHORSCH, rabbi and Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary in NYC; AMITAV GHOSH, an Indian novelist; DAVID NASAW, author and current chair of the doctoral history program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York; and JUDITH CRIST, author and film critic.
New JOAN JETT DVD
JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS: Live!
Manufacturer Sku: 45838-9DVD
Suggested Retail Price: $18.95
Genre: Rock Alternative
Release Date: Tuesday, June 05, 2001
Description: This 60 minute DVD features 14 tracks such as "I Love Rock N Roll," "Crimson and Clover," "Roadrunner," "Fetish," "Cherry Bomb" and more! Also includes exclusive and rare bonus footage of Joan co-starring in a music video with Joey Ramone!
More details including ordering information from the Official JOAN JETT Merchandise Site, DVD cover artwork, complete tracking list, etc....to follow later this week.
JOAN JETT Item At Web Auction
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May 25, 2001 -- BACKSTAGE at the "The Rocky Horror Show," cast members are wondering if rocker JOAN JETT will ever do the Time Warp again.Jett, who made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated revival, bolted the show in a huff last week and has not been seen at the theater since.
Sandy West and Cherie Curie NYC Photos
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Jett to Perform on Opening Day
Catch a special live performance of "Unfinished Business" by JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS on Saturday, June 2 when the Liberty opens the 2001 season vs. the Indiana Fever. Game time is 4 p.m. For tickets call 877-WNBA-TIX, visit the MSG Box Office or go to ticketmaster.com.
Rocky Horror box office
(Webmaster Note: Joan's last performance with Rocky Horror was on May 17th. The article below does NOT reflect attendance while Joan was performing, but rather the FIRST week after she left the show.)
Here is a look at who was on top and who was not for the week ending May 20:
FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. The Producers ($1,024,581)
2. The Lion King ($1,004,297)
3. Aida ($850,806)
4. Annie Get Your Gun ($798,150)
5. 42nd Street ($677,755)
JOAN JETT No Longer In Rocky Horror
JOAN JETT performing in The Rocky Horror Show is suspended until further notice. The situation is in a state of flux, so stay tuned.
New BLACKHEART RECORDS Website up
The Blackheart.com website is now up. It includes sections on JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS, and Laguna Tunes, as well as other artists on the Blackheart label. The URL is www.blackheart.com.
NEW YORK LIBERTY OPENING DAY
Catch a special live performance of "Unfinished Business" by JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS on Saturday, June 2nd when The New York Liberty open the 2001 season vs. the Indiana Fever. Game time is 4:00 PM. For tickets call 877-WNBA-TIX or go to Ticketmaster.com.
JOAN JETT Out of Rocky, SNL's Ana Gasteyer In
JOAN JETT, currently making her Broadway debut as Columbia in The Rocky Horror Show, is leaving the Great White Way on May 27. She will be replaced by Saturday Night Live’s Ana Gasteyer, who will appear in the role June 12 through August 19.
JOAN JETT is a real conundrum. On the one hand, she's a seminal punk-rock icon, a groundbreaking female rocker who has inspired and influenced countless musicians of the same gender, and a woman who, to her credit, proclaims her favorite bands to be Fugazi and L7.
Cast your vote for Joan's performance in Rocky Horror Live on Broadway under the the category "Favorite Breakthrough Performance - Female"
Just in time for the Tonys, Broadway.com is presenting the 2nd Annual Audience Awards. We're asking audience members like yourself to vote for their favorites of the season, both on Broadway and off. Winners will be announced at 5PM on Friday, May 18th.
The Rocky Horror Show receives 4 Tony Nominations
Best Musical Revival
Best Actor in a Musical
Best Costume Design
Best Direction of a Musical
ONE JOHN FITS PAM AND KID
PAM Anderson and Kid Rock enjoyed a hot streak at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Saturday night - and not just at the blackjack tables. The trailer-trash power couple were "all over each other" while gambling in the hotel's Peacock Lounge before disappearing into a one-toilet bathroom reserved for high rollers. After complaints from players waiting to use the john, a security guard knocked on the door and asked if everything was okay. Moments later, sources say, a glowing Anderson and Kid Rock emerged and assured the smirking sentry all was well. Kid's bathroom break with Anderson may explain why he looked so happy on-stage with pal Sheryl Crow and Keith Richards during an all-star jam here at Shine on Monday night, where Crow also dueted with Stevie Nicks. Attendees of the packed show included Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Anjelica Huston, Sandra Bernhard, Kevin Bacon , Ben Stiller, John McEnroe, Sting's wife Trudie Styler and JOAN JETT.
KMBY PRESENTS JOAN JETT!
The bad girl of rock returns...and KMBY is proud to bring her to ya...JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS Sunday May 6th at the resurrection of the RIO THEATRE in Downtown Santa Cruz!
Merced fair dips into '80s to sign rocker JOAN JETT
LOS BANOS -- The Merced County Spring Fair will be held this week with rocker JOAN JETT as the headline performer.
Jett, one of music's best-known names from the 1980s, may not be as recognizable to fans since she's taken to shaving her head. Her appeal, however, has not changed.
Today In History
In 1982, JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS topped the pop singles chart with "I Love Rock and Roll."
2001 Drama Desk Award Nominations Announced
Earlier today, Dick Cavett and Michele Lee announced the nominations for the 46th Annual Drama Desk Awards. The Drama Desk Awards are presented in 27 categories and honor both off-Broadway and Broadway theatrical events. More than 120 theater critics, reporters and editors make up the Drama Desk and vote on the awards.
Cherie Currie/Sandy West shows
Hey Everybody! Exciting news! Cherie Currie & Sandy West of the legendary RUNAWAYS will be performing in New York City this month! Here's the details:
date: WEDNESDAY, MAY 16th, 2001
location: 76 EAST 13th ST, between 4th & BROADWAY
show time: 11:00 PM
the scoop: CHERIE & SANDY WILL BE PERFORMING A FULL SET OF CLASSIC FAVES, BACKED BY GINA & SQUID FROM THE LUNACHICKS PLUS SEVERAL SURPRISE GUESTS!! DON'T MISS THIS AWESOME SHOW!!
date: FRIDAY, MAY 18th, 2001
location: DON HILL'S - 511 GREENWICH STREET @ SPRING ST
show time: 12.30 PM
the scoop: THIS IS THE CLOSING CEREMONY FOR ONE OF THE HOTTEST CLUBS IN AMERICA. THIS IS IT, THE LAST SQUEEZEBOX EVER! CHERIE & SANDY WILL BE THERE TO CELEBRATE ALONG WITH SEVERAL OTHER SURPRISE GUESTS, AND WILL PERFORM A SONG WITH THE SQUEEZEBOX BAND. SCHEDULED TO APPEAR: THE TOILET BOYS, BE BE BUELL, THE DUELLING BANKHEADS AND MORE!
SEE YOU THERE! :)
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