Cherie Currie from The Runaways
Aug 17 2013
Red Devil Lounge
1695 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Supporting Acts: BITE, DJ Omar (Sixxteen/Popscene)
Cherie Currie of The Runaways
Cherie Currie is an artist, an actress, a singer, and an author. She began her career in the legendary band, The Runaways along side Joan Jett and Lita Ford. As the lead singer of the first all female rock/punk band, she helped stretch the boundaries for future female artists. Cherie's story as told in Neon Angel (It Books/Harper Collins) was the subject of the recent film, The Runaways starring Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as Cherie. Cherie recently went back in the studio with Matt Sorum of Velvet Revolver and Guns n Roses. With Sorum producing and on drums, together they created and album featuring guest appearances from the likes of Slash, Billy Corgan, Julliette Lewis, Duff McKagan, and more. Key tracks include Blvds of Splendor written by and featuring Billy Corgan and Mr. X, the guitar forward and pure rock n roll track, featuring Slash on guitar, Duff Mackagan on bass, Matt Sorum on drums, and of course stellar vocals by Cherie Currie.