Max Weinberg

Dan Rodricks: Max Weinberg, still drumming fearlessly after all these years | COMMENTARY

Fifteen years ago, a quiet man in a green work uniform — something you might see a custodian or mechanic wear — stepped forward when his name was called, pulled a pair of drum sticks from his back pocket and took a seat behind a glittery drum set at the Guitar Center in Towson. He was a middle-aged man, the oldest contestant to appear for a Saturday drum-off in the music store. The man ...

Max Weinberg bringing interactive concert to Reilly Arts Center

Max Weinberg is bringing an interactive concert experience to Ocala later this month. On Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m., the Reilly Arts Center (500 NE 9th Street) is hosting Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, a show where audience members will help create the set list. Weinberg is best known as...
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From the Magazine: Up Close with Max Weinberg

No matter your generation or demographic, Max Weinberg has been available for your discovery. For late boomers and early Gen-Xers, it was, and is, his role as drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band; Weinberg has held the sticks on the Boss’s recording sessions and marathon concerts since 1974. For millennials like myself, it was his time as bandleader for Conan O’Brien’s late-night talk show, beginning in 1993, in which he functioned as the deadpan foil to the host’s offbeat antics.
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Max Weinberg Returns To ‘Blue Bloods’, Shows Solidarity With Ukraine

E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg will be back on the tube tomorrow night (Friday, April 1st), when he returns to the CBS crime drama Blue Bloods. “Mighty Max” spoke to and revealed, “I'll be appearing on CBS-TV's Blue Bloods series, reprising for the third time my role as gangster Mario Vangelis. In this episode, (titled) 'Hidden Motive', Vangelis has been released from his two-year country club prison bid, sporting a deep tan and more than ready to continue his nefarious activities.”

Bat Out of Hell: Max Weinberg to play album with Remember Jones

A series of shows sure to be filled with celebrations and memories of one of the most out-of-this-world performers in rock history has been cranked up a notch. On April 29, 30, and May 1, New Jersey artist Remember Jones will perform Meat Loaf's landmark album, "Bat Out of Hell," in its entirety. The shows are set to take place at Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal, NJ.

Juke Box Hero: Iconic Drummer & Late-Night TV Band Leader Max Weinberg Heads To Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center With His Night Of Music Revelry

The Former Drummer For Ringo Starr & Bruce Springsteen's E. Street Band Invites The Audience To Pick The Set List – In Real Time – And Sing Along With His Band Jukebox. WEST CHESTER, PA — Legendary drummer Max Weinberg, who is best known for providing the backbeat to such iconic bands as Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band and Bruce Springsteen’s E. Street Band, as well as serving as the bandleader for all three of Conan O’Brien’s late-night shows, is bringing his famed, rollicking Jukebox ensemble to the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center (226 N. High St., West Chester, PA) on Saturday, November 20 at 8 PM.

Max Weinberg Arrives At The Dakota On 10/21!

Max Weinberg, who is well known as the 17-year band leader for talk show host Conan O’Brien and the drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, will play at the Dakota Grill on October 21! Weinberg will showcase a new small venue concept with his 4-piece band titled “Max Weinberg’s Jukebox” which will play over 200 rock and roll classic songs in which the audience requests their favorite song to play in ‘real time’!

Ringo Starr, Max Weinberg, Matt Cameron Lead Massive Cover of ‘Come Together’ to End World Hunger

Ringo Starr, Max Weinberg, Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, and over 100 other musicians have united for a massive cover of the Beatles’ “Come Together” as part of a new campaign to help end world hunger. The “Drum Together” clip was organized by WhyHunger, and along with Starr, Weinberg, and Cameron, it features drummers like Jim Keltner, Steve Gadd, Cindy Blackman Santana, and 11-year-old prodigy Nandi Bushell. While a massive coalition of percussionists (including an orchestra timpanist) create the base for this epic rendition of “Come Together,” the meticulously stitched-together performance also features an array of other musicians from guitarists and pianists...