Join E Street Band member, The Sopranos actor, and New Jersey son Stevie Van Zandt for an unforgettable conversation about his memoir Unrequited Infatuations on Sunday, October 3 at 5 p.m. (EST). Stevie will be live in-person and chatting with broadcast journalist and current news anchor at 1010 WINS Radio Budd Mishkin.
Unrequited Infatuations chronicles the twists and turns of Stevie Van Zandt’s surprising life, from his time with the E Street Band, anti-apartheid activism, and acting on The Sopranos through his devotion to preserving access to the arts with his groundbreaking radio show (Underground Garage), independent record label (Wicked Cool), and curriculum to teach students of all ages through the medium of music history.
“Unrequited Infatuations is a wonderfully original take on a Rock ’n’ Roll autobiography.” —Paul McCartney
Tickets to hear Stevie in person cost $40 and include a signed copy of the book Unrequited Infatuations (value $31). VIP tickets ($100) include VIP seating, VIP entrance, and a signed copy of the book.
This event is co-sponsored by The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America, based at Montclair State University, which explores and advances Italian and Italian American culture.
Stevie Van Zandt is a beloved musician, songwriter, actor, radio host, and activist. He is best known as the guitarist of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and the lead member of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul. He is also known for his acting work, most notably in The Sopranos (Silvio Dante) and Lilyhammer (Frank Tagliano); his radio work as the host of Little Steven's Underground Garage and creator of the first two branded music channels on Sirius XM (The Underground Garage and Outlaw Country);and his devotion to music education (the TeachRock.org music history curriculum). In 2014, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the E Street Band. He lives in Greenwich Village with his wife Maureen and Edie the dog.
Budd Mishkin has been a broadcast journalist for almost forty years. He is currently news anchor for 1010 WINS Radio. He’s interviewed countless artists and luminaries for radio and television and has created and hosted nights of conversation at venues in New York, New Jersey and beyond. He is the creator and host of "Stories from the First 60 Years," a personal narrative podcast that is now a one-man stage show. Look for his new podcast about professional and personal journeys, "Before The Cheering Started."
This event is part of Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival.
Any proceeds from the festival benefit parent organization, Montclair-based non-profit Succeed2gether, which offers free after-school one-on-one tutoring and enrichment classes with the aim of closing the education and opportunity gaps in Essex County, NJ. You can read more about Succeed2gether and the festival at www.succeed2gether.org.
The festival organizing committee wishes to thank its event partners, festival sponsors, and community members.
Please note that there are no refunds for this event. If you would prefer to pay by check, please contact Succeed2gether on 973-746-0553.