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David Johansen, Debbie Harry, Thurston Moore Join Sylvain Sylvain Tribute Show

The New York Dolls’ David Johansen and Earl Slick will lead a virtual tribute concert to their late bandmate, Sylvain Sylvain, February 14th at 7 p.m. ET. The show will feature a mix of stories, performances, and videos from an array of Sylvain’s peers and admirers. Along with Johansen and Slick, the lineup boasts Debbie Harry, Thurston Moore, Henry Rollins, Clem Burke, Lenny Kaye, Bob Gruen, Michael Des Barres, Mara Hennessey, Ivan Julian, Chuck Prophet, Glen Matlock, the Blue Oyster Cult’s Joe, and Albert Houchard and the Lemon Twigs. A complete lineup is available on the poster below.

Sylvain Sylvain virtual tribute show to ft. David Johansen, Debbie Harry, Henry Rollins, Thurston Moore & more

We sadly lost the legendary Sylvain Sylvain of the New York Dolls in January following a battle with cancer, and his life will be celebrated with a virtual tribute concert on Valentine's Day (2/14) at 7 PM ET featuring tons of amazing guests, including NY Dolls frontman David Johansen (with Earl Slick and Maria Hennessey), Blondie's Debbie Harry & Clem Burke, Henry Rollins, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Sex Pistols' Glen Matlock, The Voidoids' Ivan Julian, Jesse Malin, Tish & Snooky of The Sic F*cks, Blue Oyster Cult's Joe & Albert Bouchard, The Lemon Twigs, photographer Bob Gruen.

Blondie members, David Johansen taking part in virtual tribute to late New York Doll Sylvain Sylvain

HomeMusicRockBlondie members, David Johansen taking part in virtual tribute to late New York Doll Sylvain Sylvain. Blondie‘s Debbie Harry and Clem Burke and New York Dolls frontman David Johansen are among the many artists that will pay tribute to late New York Dolls rhythm guitarist Sylvain Sylvain during a virtual streaming concert event taking place on Valentine’s Day, this Sunday, February 14.